2707, 2015

Best Scottish Islands to Visit

By |July 27th, 2015|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|Scotland, Travel Tales|0 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|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|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|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 […]

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 […]