We Visited Scotland’s Largest City + A Plethora of New Stuff

We Visited Scotland’s Largest City + A Plethora of New Stuff
Posing with Clyde, the mascot for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

While we’re loving our new life in Inverness, Scotland, we’ve quickly learnt that getting anywhere requires a bit of extra effort. This is a change to our previous experience living in the south of England, where we were surrounded by airports and train stations.

Last week, we were visiting family in England. This required a two day 450km drive (though, to be fair, we probably could have done it in a day).

While many would see this as a negative, we saw it as an opportunity to create a city break. And so, we spent 48 hours in Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city.

Needless to say, we had a blast. You can watch a video from our trip below, or you can read more about the awesome vegan cafes and restaurants we visited a little bit further down.

We’ve Been Busy on YouTube

Apart from the odd time when we’re out of the office, we’re publishing new videos to our YouTube channel every Friday. Our latest video, shot recently on a short visit to Glasgow, can be viewed above.

Here are a few more of our recent videos that you may have missed….

What’s it like being in PAI, THAILAND?
What’s it like being in Pai, Thailand? In this video, you’ll find out.Pai is a small town in the north of Thailand, about 4 hours away by mini bus from Chian…
This Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand Does Things Differently (ChangChill)
We’re visiting ChangChill (http://changchill.com), an elephant sanctuary near Chiang Mai in northern Thailand which hopes to be a model for higher welfare wi…
2 Days on the SLOW BOAT in LAOS - Chiang Rai, Thailand to Luang Prabang
After spending nearly 45 days in Thailand, we’re crossing the border and taking the Slow Boat down the Mekong River to the city of Luang Prabang.In this vide…
If you haven’t done so already, please subscribe to our channel and please give us a Like if you enjoyed watching our adventures. It really helps the channel to grow!

Newest Travel Guides & Resources

Here are some articles you might have missed on our website, including the latest one which we published last week.

Our Favourite 100% Vegan Eateries in Glasgow, Scotland - Here To Travel
Discover our favourite vegan cafes, restaurants and bars in Glasgow, Scotland, including Suissi, Mono and TheDorkyFrench.
Introducing Give Back 2.0: The Easy Way to Add Positivity to Your Travels - Here To Travel
Over the past few years, we’ve become increasingly aware of a need to change the way we travel.
North India 1 Month Itinerary: Everything You Need To Know - Here To Travel
Embark on your own Indian adventure with our North India 1 Month Itinerary, packed full of detailed information on transport, accommodation and activities.

Latest Additions on Give Back

We were recently super delighted to publicly launch a brand new version of Give Back, our growing database of 🐘 animal sanctuaries, 🏝️ beach cleans, 🤝 cultural exchanges, 👩‍👩‍👦‍👦 social impact projects, 🚏 tours, 🌳 tree planting, 🧘 wellbeing experiences and more.

Here are some of the newest additions to the Give Back database…

  • A project in Laos where English-speaking tourists can help children to practice speaking English
  • A network of cafes across France, Belgium and Portugal employing people with disabilities
  • A toucan rescue centre in Costa Rica
  • Walking tours of Dublin, Ireland by people who have experienced homelessness
  • A community cleanup project in Marseille, France
  • A museum in Anchorage, Alaska highlighting Native culture, heritage and traditions

We’re so proud to be building a database that highlights projects like these ones. We’re excited to find even more and to keep the database growing.

If you’d like to help us build to the Give Back database, get in touch with us!

Elsewhere in Eco-Travel

Here are some of the awesome things we've discovered recently as we've trawled the internet.

Eco-tourism sees unprecedented growth in Murcia
Discover Murcia’s Natural Spaces Information Service, where visitor numbers surged by 34% in 2023. Engage in eco-tourism…
An eco-friendly stay at ‘the quietest ski village in Austria’
In the hamlet of Fontanella in the Grosses Walsertal valley, ‘leave-no-trace’ pop-up chalets offer an alternative for skiers looking for a back-to-nature stay in the Alps
How this Portuguese island is leading the way in eco-tourism
With its many eco credentials, the tiny island is setting a precedent for larger nations
The Isle of Eigg: The community-owned island that powers itself
Despite being one of the smallest Scottish islands with just 110 residents, the Isle of Eigg is a model of forward-thinking, sustainable, eco-conscious living.
4 reasons to make Estonia your next sustainable travel destination
With beautifully-preserved nature, eco-friendly accommodations, and farm-to-table restaurants, Estonia is a sustainable traveller’s dream.

That's a wrap for this newsletter. We hope you found it useful. We’d love to hear from you if you have any questions or comments. If you’re receiving this in your inbox, just hit reply!

Until the next one,

Matt & Jade

P.S. If you’re curious about the tools we’re using to plan and book our adventures, head to our Resources section.