2202, 2018

Scotland; The Land of Castles

By |February 22nd, 2018|Destinations, Scotland|0 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 […]

709, 2017

4 Places to Visit in The North East of Scotland

By |September 7th, 2017|Destinations, Scotland|2 Comments

My trip to the north of Scotland was one of my absolute favourite trips this year.
1. Thurso 

Thurso is the northernmost town on the British mainland and is the biggest town on the north east coastline. Within Thurso, there are a few restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs and plenty of cute shops. This means it can be a great base to stay […]

1708, 2017

10 Photos to Inspire You to Visit the North of Scotland

By |August 17th, 2017|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

I love, love, loved my trip to the far north of Scotland a couple of weeks ago. I was so entranced by the incredible scenery and surprised by the amazing weather during my trip!

Here are 10 of my favourite photos to inspire you to visit the north of Scotland…

I visited the two furthest north points in mainland UK – both […]

1008, 2017

Visiting the Most Northern Point in Mainland UK

By |August 10th, 2017|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

One of the things I knew I wanted to do on my trip to the far north of Scotland was visit the most northern point in mainland UK.
I must admit, though, that I believed this to be at John O’Groats. I’d always heard the things about people travelling from Land’s End to John O’Groats, the two most extreme parts of […]

1707, 2017

Why Scotland is One of My Favourite Places to Travel

By |July 17th, 2017|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|1 Comment

I’ve had some great trips in Scotland recently and it has undoubtedly solidified my love for my home country. I was born here 27 years ago and have always lived here, but I love travelling here too.

I travelled right up to the north of the country two weeks ago and fell head over heels again. I was stunned by how […]

1307, 2017

Driving (Part of) The North Coast 500

By |July 13th, 2017|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|2 Comments

During my trip up to the north of Scotland the thing I was most excited about was driving the North Coast 500. Well, at least a little chunk of it!

If you don’t know what the North Coast 500 is then you are missing out. It’s a 516 mile scenic route that starts and ends at Inverness Castle. Whilst driving the […]