Much of my childhood holidays were spent visiting the west coast of Scotland. However once at University I went on a trekking expedition to the Canadian Rockies and Vancouver Island. Since then I developed a real appetite for travelling. I am tied to a professional career that is based in this country (except for a 6 month stint in Sydney). This limits my chances for travel, so when i do I love to see the well known places but I get the greatest pleasure from going off the beaten track.