1908, 2015

Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens Glasgow

By |August 19th, 2015|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 […]

1208, 2015

5 Great Hotels in Glasgow

By |August 12th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|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|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|Italy, Travel Tales|1 Comment

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 […]

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|6 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!) […]