2109, 2015

Staying at The Old Course Hotel St Andrews

By |September 21st, 2015|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

I’ve been lucky enough to stay in many lovely hotels around the world, many of them thanks to this blog. This past weekend I stayed at one of the best ones yet – the Old Course Hotel in beautiful St Andrews, Scotland.

Thomas and I had a busy weekend ahead celebrating at a 2 year old’s birthday party, a 50th birthday […]

909, 2015

Beyond Edinburgh: There’s More to Scotland Than The Capital

By |September 9th, 2015|Destinations, Scotland|0 Comments

For so many years I’ve found myself frustrated when speaking to people who tell me they’ve visited Scotland, but not been outside of Edinburgh. Sure, Edinburgh is beautiful and has the gorgeous architecture and charming city-vibe, but there’s so much more to my amazing country than just this.

If you’re visiting Scotland and would like to see more of what it […]

1908, 2015

Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens Glasgow

By |August 19th, 2015|Destinations, 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|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tips|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|Destinations, 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 […]

2707, 2015

Best Scottish Islands to Visit

By |July 27th, 2015|Destinations, 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|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales, Travel Tips|7 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 […]

1307, 2015

Best Restaurants in Glasgow (An update)

By |July 13th, 2015|Destinations, 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|Destinations, 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!) […]

307, 2015

Best Places to Travel to From Scotland

By |July 3rd, 2015|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

One of the many reasons I love living in Scotland is it’s proximity to SO many other countries within Europe. I adore that I can hop on a plane at Glasgow Airport and be in any one of a multitude of European countries within just a couple of hours.

Being so close to other countries, languages, cultures and ways of life […]