Scotland: The Highlands, Glencoe and Loch Ness

I first saw the Scottish highlands in one of the travel magazines stacked in my mother’s office when I was in college. These travel magazines talked about different tours and itineraries around the world and would include photos of the highlight of the tours. So when I heard we were going to see Edinburgh, I…

Scotland: Edinburgh City

This entry is way too overdue! I have nothing but good words about this side of the Kingdom. We fondly called this place “the North” as it is located in the northern part of the country and could get pretty cold at times! If you’re a fan of GOT, then you know what we mean….

UK Experience: London Part II

Did you know that I was also planning to go to London around this time of the year? My former team lead used to work in Oracle and she was based in London. She knew how obsessed I was with the place and she was planning to invite us as tourists…. if I remembered it…

UK Experience: First Look at London

Upon Arriving in London Heathrow We lined up in the immigration and submitted our passports and supporting documents as a group. The immigration had a few questions like how many weeks we were staying, which company etc. After the short interrogation, she took all of our passports, stamped on it and said, “Welcome to UK”….

UK Experience: UK Visa and Flight to LHR

I’m not going to detail the requirements for the UK Visa since we had a different one due to my trip being sponsored by the company as it was for training purposes. Though I’m going to share some tips when getting a UK Visa. When you apply online you need to