Last year my parents, my brother Iain, his girlfriend Michelle, my partner Thomas and I had the most amazing villa holiday in Sorrento, Italy. No exaggeration whatsoever. It was perfection from start to finish. We stayed in a gorgeous three-bedroom villa with views out to sea, a huge pool, beautiful gardens and so much space. It couldn’t have been better […]
What’s one of the things you wish you had more money to spend on? Clothes, shoes, handbags, eating out, travel? Travel is definitely my choice.
To have money to spend on travel I like to budget my money when and where I can. Here are my top tips for budgeting for travel…
Spend less in certain areas
There are certain things I […]
There are so many incredible places to visit in Scotland. The country is blessed with some amazing coastline, charming towns, great cities, breath-taking landscapes and everything else in between. There’s so much to see and do in Scotland that it can be hard to know where to begin!
Although I have lived in Scotland for the entire 26 years of my […]
I don’t know about anyone else but I find that the more I travel, the more I want to travel. Like, I’ll visit somewhere new but then end up adding 10 more entries to the list of places I want to travel to. It’s like a never-ending circle.
Some people might call it a bucket-list, but I’m not so sure how […]
2017 is 1/12th done already! What the heck!
What happened in January?
January has been a really good month. I’ve done lots of travel planning. Three weekends away in Scotland, a trip to the south of France and a trip to Portugal have all been booked! Lots to look forward to this year.
January is usually a pretty boring month for people, but […]
Skyscanners website allows you to search for cheap flights anytime of year. Compare flight prices in different months, weeks and specific dates. They also have this really cool feature that allows you to search for flights from your chosen airport to ‘everywhere’ so you can see exactly where you can fly to and how much for on any given […]
I’m a big believer that food is such an important part of the travel experience. You can tell so much about a country from its food, flavours and cooking traditions. Travelling and trying new dishes as you go is just so enjoyable – getting to taste new flavours, try new combinations and new things.
These are the countries with the best […]
I’m lucky enough to live just ten minutes away from Glasgow International Airport and just under an hour from Edinburgh Airport too. This means I’m pretty well connected to both airports and can jump on a plane at any time easily. I’m also lucky that there are a tonne of cheap flights leaving from both of these airports, two of […]
Looking for somewhere for a fantastic Scottish weekend getaway? Here are five options that I think are perfect…
Scotland’s capital city is the ideal place for a weekend getaway. There’s history, stunning architecture, great restaurants and so much to do and see. Edinburgh also has some fantastic hotels, with everything from boutique luxury properties to budget-friendly options. It’s the […]
I’ll be the first person to admit that I have travel on the brain. I think about travel more times a day than I can count. I look up flights to different places at least 3-4 times per week and I love reading about exotic destinations.
Lately, my wanderlust has been even stronger. I bought a house recently, which meant I […]