3003, 2015

A Perfect Paris Food Tour

By |March 30th, 2015|France, Travel Tales|4 Comments

What could be better than celebrating your 25th birthday in Paris? Celebrating your 25th birthday in Paris on a food tour!
Birthday + Paris + food = happy Emma!
We met our tour guide Pierre Jean, outside a metro station in the heart of the Montmatre area, high above the rest of the city.

Our first stop was to a traditional boulangerie where […]

2703, 2015

Paris in Pictures

By |March 27th, 2015|France, Travel Tales|0 Comments

I spent five amazing days in Paris last week to celebrate my 25th birthday. The trip was a gift from my amazing guy Thomas and I was positively bursting with happiness to be back in one of my favourite cities in the world and to be spending my birthday there.

The trip was a whirlwind of sightseeing and discovering new places […]

2503, 2015

Chop Chop Chinese Restaurant

By |March 25th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Glasgow has a brand new Chinese restaurant on the scene with the opening of Chop Chop in the city centre.

The restaurant itself is only a few hundred metres from the busy shopping streets of the city, but somehow feels a million miles away upon stepping inside. The large restaurant is tastefully decorated with a strong feeling of the outdoors thanks […]

1603, 2015

Paris Plans

By |March 16th, 2015|France, Travel Tales|3 Comments

This Thursday I’m going to Paris. Eeeeeee!

I’m more than a little excited to return to Paris for the second time as I’m going to be celebrating my 25th birthday there on Sunday too! What a fabulous place to celebrate!

My amazing boyfriend Thomas is taking me to Paris as my birthday gift and I’m so excited to explore the city with […]

903, 2015

10 Weird But Wonderful Scottish Foods

By |March 9th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|2 Comments

Scotland is full of weird but wonderful foods that you probably would never expect before a visit here. Us Scottish people are partial to a good dessert and enjoy things that are sweet, comforting and hearty.
Here’s my pick of the absolute best weird but wonderful Scottish foods you have to try on a visit to Scotland…
1. Haggis
No list of weird […]

2502, 2015

8 Great Cities To Visit In The UK

By |February 25th, 2015|England, Scotland, Travel Tales|1 Comment

1. Edinburgh
Edinburgh is Scotland’s charming capital city, complete with an imposing Castle atop a volcanic plug overlooking the entire city. It is undeniably beautiful and filled with such magnificent architecture that a visit to the UK would not be complete without a visit to Edinburgh.

Wander up the Royal Mile and admire the ‘closes’ that help define the city, visit Edinburgh […]

902, 2015

15 Places to Visit in Scotland

By |February 9th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|4 Comments

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2801, 2015

15 Things to do in Bruges

By |January 28th, 2015|Belgium, Travel Tales|9 Comments

1. Lizzie’s Waffels If you’re going to Belgium then of course you want to try some authentic Belgian waffels. In the name of research I tried lots of different waffels in Bruges but none came close to the ones I had at Lizzie’s Waffels.

There’s so many toppings to choose from that it can be pretty hard to come to […]

2601, 2015

Magical Melville Castle

By |January 26th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|3 Comments

January is traditionally the most depressing month of the year, so when I was invited to stay in a beautiful, 18th century castle on the outskirts of Edinburgh I literally jumped at the chance.
Just call me Princess Emma.

Melville Castle is around 6 miles from Edinburgh’s charming city centre and sits at the heart of leafy woodland and manicured gardens. Although […]

2201, 2015

Bruges In Pictures

By |January 22nd, 2015|Belgium, Travel Tales|8 Comments

Bruges (or Brugge in Flemish) is one of the most idyllic, fairytale-esque cities I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting. I’ve just returned from a magical four days exploring the city and fell head over heels in love with the quaint canals, gorgeous architecture, multitude of beers and super friendly locals.

This is the view that you’ll find on 8 out […]