Ocho Rios: a Caribbean hideaway on Jamaica’s north coast

On the opposite coast to the island’s busy capital, Kingston, ‘Ochi’ is a tranquil but thriving haven with plenty to do, see and eat – and some characterful places to stay

Clava Cairns and Fort George, Scotland

Excerpt from the book Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more After the battlefield of Culloden I went to see the nearby Clava Cairns a complex of three cairns surrounded by stone circles and a ring of small boulders. This complex dates from between 4,400 BC and 2,000 BC. The middle cairn never had a roofContinue reading “Clava Cairns and Fort George, Scotland”

Inverness to Ullapool via Plockton, Scotland

Excerpt from the book Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more Driving down the western side of Loch Ness I was vaguely aware of a large body of water through the trees on the left-hand side of the road. At Drumnadrochit I became acutely aware of a thriving industry based on the Nessie legend. I decidedContinue reading “Inverness to Ullapool via Plockton, Scotland”