210, 2015

Photos from Liguria Italy

By |October 2nd, 2015|Destinations, Italy, Travel Tales|0 Comments

I’ve just returned from spending a lovely five days in the Liguria region in the north west of Italy.

The trip was a celebration of my dad’s 60th birthday and my parents, brother and his girlfriend, Thomas and I all had a fabulous time. The weather was perfect, the sun was shining, the location is simply stunning, the food was delicious […]

2309, 2015

Next Stop Italy!

By |September 23rd, 2015|Destinations, Italy, Life|0 Comments

Having stayed at home in Scotland for the past few months I’ve been suffering a serious case of itchy feet recently. Although I’ve travelled loads throughout Scotland and England and visited plenty of new places and old favourites in the last few months I absolutely can’t wait to get out of the country again for a little while.

On Friday morning […]

2109, 2015

Staying at The Old Course Hotel St Andrews

By |September 21st, 2015|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

I’ve been lucky enough to stay in many lovely hotels around the world, many of them thanks to this blog. This past weekend I stayed at one of the best ones yet – the Old Course Hotel in beautiful St Andrews, Scotland.

Thomas and I had a busy weekend ahead celebrating at a 2 year old’s birthday party, a 50th birthday […]

1609, 2015

10 Reasons to Visit Italy

By |September 16th, 2015|Destinations, Italy, Travel Tales|2 Comments

Italy is one of my absolute favourite European countries and it’s somewhere I always love returning to. I’m actually heading to Italy at the end of next week, so I’m incredibly excited and can’t wait to be back there.
The food
It wouldn’t be right to write a list about reasons to visit Italy and not include the food. Italian food is […]

909, 2015

Beyond Edinburgh: There’s More to Scotland Than The Capital

By |September 9th, 2015|Destinations, Scotland|0 Comments

For so many years I’ve found myself frustrated when speaking to people who tell me they’ve visited Scotland, but not been outside of Edinburgh. Sure, Edinburgh is beautiful and has the gorgeous architecture and charming city-vibe, but there’s so much more to my amazing country than just this.

If you’re visiting Scotland and would like to see more of what it […]

1908, 2015

Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens Glasgow

By |August 19th, 2015|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

After staying in Hotel du Vin in St Andrews and absolutely loving it, when I wanted to book a little mini-break for Thomas and I in Glasgow, Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens seemed like the perfect choice.

We both love the West End of the city so staying at a hotel just five minutes walk from the Botanic Gardens […]

1908, 2015

25 Fun Facts About the Eiffel Tower

By |August 19th, 2015|Destinations, France|0 Comments

The Eiffel Tower is my absolute favourite landmark in Paris and it’s something I believe no visitor to the city should miss out on seeing. Here’s 25 fun facts about the Eiffel Tower…

This post is brought to you in collaboration with PARISCityVISION. 

1208, 2015

5 Great Hotels in Glasgow

By |August 12th, 2015|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tips|0 Comments

Although Glasgow is only a 20 minute drive from the little village that I live in I’ve stayed in quite a few hotels in the city. I love a little staycation, so I’ve stayed in a few different hotels on little mini breaks in the city and also stayed in a few during press trips and for various events in […]

708, 2015

Best Glasgow Museums

By |August 7th, 2015|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Glasgow is such a cultural city and there are so many great museums dotted all over the city that you could spend weeks visiting them all. Best of all, the vast majority of them are all completely free, making for loads of cheap and fun days out.

These are my picks of the best Glasgow museums…
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum 
I loved […]

308, 2015

Things to Do in Rome That You Shouldn’t Miss

By |August 3rd, 2015|Destinations, Italy, Travel Tips|2 Comments

I’ve been lucky enough to have visited the so-called Eternal City of Rome more than a handful of times and every time I visit I enjoy it even more.

There are some things you just really shouldn’t miss out on seeing and doing during a visit to Rome. Sure, a lot of the things might be incredibly ‘touristy’ but they’re that […]