Wild for Scotland
About the Podcast

About the Podcast

About the Podcast

Wild for Scotland is an immersive storytelling podcast by award-winning Scotland travel blogger Kathi Kamleitner (Watch Me See).

Inspired by the ongoing travel restrictions due to the pandemic, the podcast is for Scotland-lovers around the world who miss travel and the opportunity to visit.

The show enables you to lean back and travel to Scotland. It allows you to connect with the country through stories, indulge in a little bit of escapism and dream up future trips.

Each episode includes an immersive story as well as a few practical trips to inspire future trips.


About the Host: Kathi Kamleitner

Kathi Kamleitner is an Austrian writer, who moved to Scotland in 2013 for uni, fell in love with the country and never left. Her award-winning Scotland travel blog Watch Me See is a trusted resource for visitors planning a trip to Scotland. She offers private walking tours of Glasgow and tailored itinerary planning services. Find out more about Kathi here.

Wild for Scotland is Kathi’s first podcast, but a natural continuation of her work with Watch Me See – a place to help people connect with Scotland through stories, pictures and sounds.


A tiny figure in a yellow rain jacket standing in the distance on the cliff edge of a green island. The steep cliffs of the island are visible in the background.

Season 1: Islands

The first season of Wild for Scotland is all about the Scottish isles.

Each of the 10 episodes travels to a different Scottish island on the west coast. Stories include:

  • Visiting puffins on the Isle of Lunga.
  • Hiking the Hebridean Way from Vatersay to Lewis.
  • Tasting the best whiskies on Islay.
  • Witnessing a stunning sunrise on the Isle of Skye.

The episodes aired from March to May 2021.

A car on a straight road framed by a forest.

Season 2: Road Trips

The second season of Wild for Scotland is all about road trips.

Consisting of 10 episodes, the season drives down different scenic routes and explores the wonders of the Scottish roads. Stories include:

  • Driving down the Road to the Isles from Fort William to Mallaig.
  • A road trip to the Rhins of Galloway peninsula in southwest Scotland.
  • Exploring the roads on the west coast of Lewis.

The episodes air from September to November 2021.


Contributors

For season 2, Fran Turauskis joined the podcast as an editor and producer.

The cover art of Wild for Scotland is illustrated by Lizzie Vaughan-Knight of Tartan Trailburner.

All original music on the show is composed by Bruce Wallace.


In the Press

Out of Doors – Episode 23 October 2021, BBC Radio Scotland

Slowing Your Roll with Travel Blogger and Podcaster Kathi Kamleitner, Scotland Outdoors, BBC Radio Scotland, 20 October 2021

Mark Bonnar and Scots Travels, Scottish Field podcast, 6 October 2021

14 new podcasts to listen to in October 2021, PodBible, 2 October 2021

Wild for Scotland… podcast of the Isles, Scottish Islands Explorer, Oct/Nov 2021

Interview with Kathi Kamleitner, Go Ape blog, September 2021

Travel all over Scotland from home in a new podcast, Scottish Field, 30 September 2021

Immerse yourself in Scotland from home: ‘Wild for Scotland’ Podcast, Scotland Magazine, September 2021

Podcast of the week: Wild for Scotland, The Times Scotland, 28 August 2021

Pick of the Podcasts, Sunday Post PS Magazine, 9 May 2021 (print only)

The UK Tour, BBC Radio 4 Podcast Radio Hour, 30 April 2021

Wild for Scotland: The Podcast, Under the Tartan Sky, 7 March 2021

Scottish islands podcast launches to keep people connected during travel restrictions, The Herald Scotland, 28 Feb 2021