Monthly Archives: May 2015

Top 5 Things to Do in Islay

You spend that last week of work or retirement activities tying up all your tasks. Then you start to pack for your long awaited holiday. You pack the car, have those niggles with your traveling partner(s)- ‘did I switch the iron off, have you left food for the cat, you did lock the back door, […]

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Top Whisky Distilleries in Islay

  Asides from the island’s stunning natural beauty, if there’s one thing Islay can hold a claim to fame about, it’s producing world class malt whisky. Of course, with eight distilleries on the island alone, it can be hard to know where to begin! Not to worry – we’re here to give you an insight […]

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Wildlife Spotting on Islay

“Stag” by Matt Rollefson is licensed under CC by-NC-ND 2.0 Islay is home to some truly magnificent natural beauty and Scottish wildlife. The island is a hot spot for wildlife and birdwatchers throughout the world and renowned for its offering of diverse and rare wild inhabitants. Planning a trip to Islay? Keep reading to find out […]

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An Essential Guide to Whisky Tasting

Whisky tasting is a niche for some, and most people will tell you that the perfect whisky has this or has that or is between this age and that age. The truth is, it’s all subject to personal taste. But what really makes a whisky a whisky? In our essential guide to whisky tasting we’ve […]

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