2703, 2018

Pictures from Pamporovo – My First Ski Trip

By |March 27th, 2018|Bulgaria, Destinations, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Just over a week ago I was in Pamporovo, Bulgaria enjoying my first ever ski trip. I was there for a week with Thomas, his sister Andrea and her partner Richard.

There were highs and lows, some seriously gorgeous scenery, tough ski days, sore limbs, great food, friendly people and plenty of laughs. As it was my first ever ski trip […]

2202, 2018

Scotland; The Land of Castles

By |February 22nd, 2018|Destinations, Scotland|2 Comments

Castles, castles, everywhere.

Scotland is thought to be home to around 2,000 castles. For a country that’s just over 80,000 square kilometres and has a population of just over 5 million people, that’s a LOT of castles.

Although sadly now many castles are in states of ruin or disrepair, there are still some stunning examples to be found across the country. If […]

1902, 2018

Why Travelling in Scotland is as Good as Travelling Abroad

By |February 19th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland|2 Comments

I feel so lucky to call Scotland my home, the country I was born in and have lived all of my life in. It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever set eyes upon.

Recently, I’ve realised just how rewarding travelling within Scotland can be. In the last 10 years especially, I’ve spent a lot of […]

1202, 2018

Glasgow Shopping Guide: Where to Shop in The City

By |February 12th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland|0 Comments

Whilst I might not be the biggest fan of shopping, having lived just outside Glasgow all my life I think I’m fairly qualified to put together a Glasgow shopping guide.

Within Glasgow you’ll find all the major high street retailers, some fantastic jewellers and plenty of independent stores too (if you know the right places to look!).

If you’re visiting the city […]

2901, 2018

15 Things to Do in Scotland in 2018

By |January 29th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland|2 Comments

There’s no shortage of things to do and see in Scotland. It’s a varied country with so much happening – plenty of events, festivals and, of course, all of the natural beauty. Here’s my collection of things to do in Scotland in 2018…
1. Celtic Connections, Glasgow 
Celtic Connections has already begun, but if you’re quick it’s on until the 4th February! Throughout […]

2201, 2018

Quirky Places to Stay in Edinburgh

By |January 22nd, 2018|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|5 Comments

If you’re planning a trip to Scotland’s capital city you’ll no doubt be excited to discover it’s stunning architecture, imposing castle and rich history. It’s a fascinating city that offers so much for visitors to discover and explore. But you’ll also want to stay somewhere comfortable and cosy whilst you’re there. There’s nothing better than returning to somewhere lovely after […]

412, 2017

Why I’ll Never Tire of Italy

By |December 4th, 2017|Destinations, Italy|1 Comment

I’ve written before about Portugal being one of my favourite countries. Italy is undoubtedly another. Italy is a destination I have a lot of love for and have so many fantastic memories of. It’s a place I never tire of returning to and I still have plenty Italian destinations on my must-visit list.

I can’t actually recall how many times I’ve […]

211, 2017

A Dreamy Long Weekend in Portugal

By |November 2nd, 2017|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

I’ve written a lot about how much I love Portugal here on the blog. Lisbon is a beautiful city and The Algarve is a region I adore. I’ve been lucky enough to visit The Algarve many, many times and my most recent trip there was my second this year. Myself, Thomas, my parents, my brother Iain and his girlfriend Michelle […]

1610, 2017

12 Photos to Make You Want to Visit The Algarve, Portugal

By |October 16th, 2017|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

Did you know Portugal was recently voted as Europe’s Leading Destination for 2017 at the World Travel Awards? I am definitely not surprised. The Algarve region in the south of Portugal is one of my favourite places to visit. I’ve been there once already this year, and I’m heading back later this week!

The Algarve […]

1809, 2017

India, Almost

By |September 18th, 2017|Destinations, India, Life|0 Comments

“Let’s go for it then. Let’s just book it,” I said decisively.

I was sitting with Thomas and my parents looking at trips to India. We’d been talking about it back and forth for ages and finally agreed to go for it.

My parents had been looking at trips to India for months after my mum fell in love with India during our […]