811, 2018

Glasgow; Why I Love My City

By |November 8th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland|0 Comments

I’m fiercely passionate about my home city, Glasgow. I’ve lived just outside the city for my entire life and have always loved it.

I never fail to be disappointed when speaking to someone while I’m travelling who tells me they’ve visited Scotland, but only been to Edinburgh. Sure, Edinburgh is beautiful, but to overlook Glasgow is to do the city a […]

511, 2018

GlasGLOW – Glasgow’s Magical Halloween Light Experience

By |November 5th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland|0 Comments

Last week I visited GlasGLOW at Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens. GlasGLOW is probably best described as an immersive light and sound experience that is set up each year around Halloween.

A massive section of the Botanic Gardens are covered in lights that will dazzle you as you walk around. It’s pretty much the perfect way to embrace the darkness now that the clocks […]

1810, 2018

Why I Visited Portugal Twice in One Month

By |October 18th, 2018|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

Anyone who’s been reading this blog for a while will know how much I love Portugal, especially The Algarve region. It’s a place I’ve visited dozens of times and have been six times within the last 2 and a half years. But, just recently I visited The Algarve region twice within just a month – that’s a lot even for […]

1110, 2018

Top Tips for Driving in Portugal

By |October 11th, 2018|Destinations, Portugal, Travel Tips|0 Comments

If you’re thinking of renting a car in Portugal but are nervous because you’ve never driven abroad before then you’re in the right place!

Portugal was the first place I ever drove abroad and I found I actually really enjoyed it. I’m a fairly confident driver at home but still felt a little nervous getting behind the wheel in a foreign […]

2709, 2018

5 Amazing Places to Visit in The Algarve

By |September 27th, 2018|Destinations, Portugal, Travel Tales|0 Comments

The Algarve is one of my favourite destinations in Europe. It’s a place that has it all. Sun, sea, sand, pretty architecture, adorable towns, stunning coastline, delicious wines and some seriously good food. What’s not to love?

If you’re thinking of a visit and wondering what amazing places to visit in The Algarve, then here are my pick of the bunch…
Lagos 

Lagos is […]

1309, 2018

Surprised by Faro

By |September 13th, 2018|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

Despite having been to Portugal’s Algarve region dozens of times, I’d never visited the city of Faro beyond landing at the airport. On my latest visit to the area, Thomas and I decided we’d take some time to check out the city itself.

We’d hired a car for our trip and drove the 30-minute journey from where we were staying in […]

609, 2018

Rainy Day Things to do in Glasgow

By |September 6th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

If you’ve never been to Glasgow before then let me warn you before your visit…it rains a lot! The west of Scotland is pretty much the wettest part of the country and Glasgow has around 200 days of rain per year. That’s more days with rain than without!

Even with the rain, Glasgow is still one of my favourite cities in […]

2308, 2018

Things to do in The Algarve

By |August 23rd, 2018|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

The Algarve region of Portugal is one of my absolute favourite places to visit in Europe.

I’ve been lucky enough to visit this gorgeous region many, many times. It’s close proximity to my home in Scotland, and it’s infinitely better weather, makes it an ideal destination for me to escape to for a few days or more. Having been there so […]

1608, 2018

The Ultimate Guide to North Berwick

By |August 16th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland|0 Comments

North Berwick is one of my absolute favourite little towns in Scotland. It’s a place I visit several times each year when we go on long weekends to Archerfield Estate, which is just a few miles away from the town.

As it’s somewhere I’ve been so often for the last 7-8 years, I’ve gotten to know North Berwick very well. I […]

908, 2018

Best Scottish Seaside Towns

By |August 9th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland|0 Comments

Wondering what the best Scottish seaside towns to visit are? Then you’ll want to stick around and read on.

Mainland Scotland is surrounded by more than 6000 miles of coastline, so you won’t be surprised to find out there are some incredible little seaside towns dotted all around the coast.
North Berwick 

North Berwick, on Scotland’s east coast, is a personal favourite of […]