2906, 2015

A Visit To Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery

By |June 29th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

One thing Glasgow is absolutely full of is wonderful museums, so last week Thomas and I decided to check out one we’ve been meaning to explore for a while – Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

It’s located at the heart of the west end, an area I absolutely love having gone to University there. This area has a definite cosmopolitan feel […]

2005, 2015

7 Free Things to do In Glasgow

By |May 20th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Visiting Glasgow on a budget and looking for some fun free things to do? There’s loads of free things to do and see in my favourite Scottish city.
Visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum 
The great thing about Glasgow is that it has a multitude of free museums that visitors and locals can visit. Kelvingrove, in the West End of the city, […]

2503, 2015

Chop Chop Chinese Restaurant

By |March 25th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Glasgow has a brand new Chinese restaurant on the scene with the opening of Chop Chop in the city centre.

The restaurant itself is only a few hundred metres from the busy shopping streets of the city, but somehow feels a million miles away upon stepping inside. The large restaurant is tastefully decorated with a strong feeling of the outdoors thanks […]

903, 2015

10 Weird But Wonderful Scottish Foods

By |March 9th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|2 Comments

Scotland is full of weird but wonderful foods that you probably would never expect before a visit here. Us Scottish people are partial to a good dessert and enjoy things that are sweet, comforting and hearty.
Here’s my pick of the absolute best weird but wonderful Scottish foods you have to try on a visit to Scotland…
1. Haggis
No list of weird […]

2502, 2015

8 Great Cities To Visit In The UK

By |February 25th, 2015|England, Scotland, Travel Tales|1 Comment

1. Edinburgh
Edinburgh is Scotland’s charming capital city, complete with an imposing Castle atop a volcanic plug overlooking the entire city. It is undeniably beautiful and filled with such magnificent architecture that a visit to the UK would not be complete without a visit to Edinburgh.

Wander up the Royal Mile and admire the ‘closes’ that help define the city, visit Edinburgh […]

902, 2015

15 Places to Visit in Scotland

By |February 9th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|4 Comments

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2601, 2015

Magical Melville Castle

By |January 26th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|3 Comments

January is traditionally the most depressing month of the year, so when I was invited to stay in a beautiful, 18th century castle on the outskirts of Edinburgh I literally jumped at the chance.
Just call me Princess Emma.

Melville Castle is around 6 miles from Edinburgh’s charming city centre and sits at the heart of leafy woodland and manicured gardens. Although […]

1901, 2015

20 Things to Do in Edinburgh

By |January 19th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|8 Comments

1. National Museum of Scotland 

I visited the National Museum of Scotland for the first time earlier this year and absolutely loved it. It’s full to the brim with fascinating exhibits on subjects ranging from Scottish history to space exploration. It’s great for both adults and children and the best part of all is that it’s completely free!

2. Le Monde 

Le Monde […]

1201, 2015

Alternative Cities to Visit in Europe

By |January 12th, 2015|Croatia, France, Scotland, Spain, Travel Tales|2 Comments

You know that feeling when you want to take a trip but aren’t sure where to go?

Sure, you could hit up some of Europe’s big-name cities like Paris, Rome, Barcelona or Madrid but, maybe you’ve already been there, or you just don’t feel like going somewhere that feels as though everyone visits. Or perhaps it’s that the inflated prices of the popular […]

801, 2015

20 Things to Do In Glasgow

By |January 8th, 2015|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

1. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum 

Not only is this museum absolutely free of charge, it’s also home to some of the greatest works of art in the world. Kelvingrove contains pieces from Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Monet, Picasso and Rembrandt to name but a few. It’s the perfect place to head for some culture within the city. 

2. The University of Glasgow

I may […]