I am a total lover of winter city breaks, especially just before Christmas. I love visiting places when they’re cold, crisp and decorated to the hilt for the festive period. Edinburgh just happens to be one of my absolute favourite cities to visit at Christmas time so last weekend Thomas and I, along with two of our friends headed for […]
Last weekend I enjoyed another trip back to the gorgeous seaside city of St Andrews, on the east coast of Scotland. It’s less than two hours drive from home, so it’s the perfect spot for a quick weekend getaway, whilst also feeling a million miles from home.
I travelled with my brother Iain, his girlfriend Michelle and my parents. My boyfriend […]
I make no secret of the fact that, as much as I love travelling abroad, I also love travelling in my beloved Scotland. Road trips are pretty much the perfect way to do that, and so a couple of weeks ago Thomas and I jumped in the car ready for a much-needed Scottish getaway.
Our destination was the Four Seasons Hotel, […]
I often get comments and emails from readers who are coming to Scotland and staying in Glasgow but want to get out of the city for at least a day to see some more of what the country has to offer. Although Glasgow is great and will always be one of my favourite cities in the world, I couldn’t agree […]
Last month Thomas and I indulged in a little mini-break in Glasgow to celebrate our three year anniversary and it was so much fun!
Glasgow is such an exciting city to visit and I always enjoy spending time there, even although I’ve stayed just 20 minutes from the city my entire life. There’s always something new going on, an event happening […]
There’s always something going on in Glasgow and there’s even more happening in summer when the weather is a little bit better, the days are longer and everyone is happier. If you’re a local or are visiting Glasgow this summer then here’s some fantastic events that you won’t want to miss…
Merchant City Festival
30th July to 7th August 2016
Glasgow’s Merchant City […]
Chances are if you’ve visited my blog more than a handful of times (thank you!) you’ll know that I’m fiercely proud of and passionate about my beloved Scotland. I adore the country I was born in and have lived in for the entirety of my twenty-six years on this planet and although I mention how much I love it often […]
When you think of great locations for stargazing around the world Scotland probably isn’t somewhere that immediately springs to mind. I’ve lived in Scotland all my life and I’m a little ashamed to admit I didn’t realise there are some parts of the country that have absolutely perfect conditions for admiring the stars in the night sky.
For my stargazing in […]
1. Stay in a castle
There are believed to have been more than 3,000 castles in Scotland at one point and many still remain throughout the country. Many simply disappeared over time, others have become crumbling ruins, and many have been maintained and turned into glamorous hotels! Pretend you’re a princess for the night and book into one that you love!
2. Go […]
I’ve travelled quite a bit by myself and don’t think much of heading somewhere alone. It’s something I recommend every to try, even if it’s just once, as I’m a firm believer that solo travel makes you realise things about yourself you would otherwise probably never know.
There are lots of countries that are ‘easier’ for solo travellers to explore. By […]