2707, 2015

Best Scottish Islands to Visit

By |July 27th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|2 Comments

Scotland is lucky enough to have islands dotted all around it’s beautiful coastline, in-fact there’s almost 800 of them! If you’re a visitor to Scotland, or a local who’s planning some island hopping, or just wondering which island to visit next then it can be know where to start.

Each of the 790 islands are different, some are easy to get […]

2407, 2015

My Ultimate Glasgow Guide

By |July 24th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

So, you’re visiting Scotland’s largest city soon and looking for some fun things to do, great places to stay and delicious places to eat in Glasgow, well I’ve got you covered.

Having been lucky enough to have lived just outside Glasgow for all of my 25 years it’s safe to say I know the city rather well and think I’m quite […]

2007, 2015

6 Of My Favourite Places To Visit in Greece

By |July 20th, 2015|Greece, Travel Tales|2 Comments

Poor Greece is getting some seriously bad press at the moment thanks to its dire economic situation. It’s in the news for all the wrong reasons and people are beginning to forget what an absolutely amazing country it is.

Tourists are still being urged to travel there, despite what some media outlets are publishing, and I absolutely think you should still […]

1707, 2015

Why Summer 2016 Will Be Amazing

By |July 17th, 2015|Italy, Travel Tales|2 Comments

I know it’s only summer 2015 but I’m already planning ahead to summer 2016, and for good reason. My parents, brother, his girlfriend, Thomas and I are planning a fabulous Italian getaway and I’ve been busy organising things for weeks.

We’re flying first to Venice, a city I love and am always excited to return to. My brother Iain and his girlfriend […]

1307, 2015

Best Restaurants in Glasgow (An update)

By |July 13th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Living just outside Glasgow I’m totally spoilt by the fantastic choice of restaurants that there are in and around the city centre.

If you’re a long time reader here (thanks!) you might remember I posted a couple of years ago about the best restaurants in Glasgow, but things change and there’s been loads of new additions to the restaurant scene, so […]

607, 2015

8 Things To Do in Scotland in Summer

By |July 6th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

It’s no secret that no matter where I travel in the world I’ll always absolutely adore my home country of Scotland. I truly believe it’s one of the most beautiful countries in the world and summer is my favourite time of year here. I love the long days, light summer nights, warmer temperatures and occasional (it’s still Scotland after all!) […]

307, 2015

Best Places to Travel to From Scotland

By |July 3rd, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

One of the many reasons I love living in Scotland is it’s proximity to SO many other countries within Europe. I adore that I can hop on a plane at Glasgow Airport and be in any one of a multitude of European countries within just a couple of hours.

Being so close to other countries, languages, cultures and ways of life […]

2906, 2015

A Visit To Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery

By |June 29th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

One thing Glasgow is absolutely full of is wonderful museums, so last week Thomas and I decided to check out one we’ve been meaning to explore for a while – Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

It’s located at the heart of the west end, an area I absolutely love having gone to University there. This area has a definite cosmopolitan feel […]

2606, 2015

Staying In The UK’s Most Haunted Hotel

By |June 26th, 2015|England, Travel Tales|2 Comments

You may or may not remember my previous post on staying at Dalston Hall Hotel, a rather beautiful property dating back to 1507 near Carlisle in the Northern Lake District. What I didn’t tell you at the time was that Dalston Hall is said to be the UK’s most haunted hotel!

I’d done a little research before my stay at Dalston […]

1506, 2015

Bruges Travel Guide

By |June 15th, 2015|Belgium, Travel Tales|0 Comments

I absolutely loved Bruges when I visited for the second time back in January for a mini-break. The previous time I’d visited was only for a few short hours as part of a Baltic Cruise back in 2011 and Bruges quickly became one of my favourite city break destinations on my latest trip.

Where we stayed
I did a lot of research […]