2605, 2016

4 Summer Events in Glasgow

By |May 26th, 2016|Scotland, Destinations|0 Comments

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 […]

1605, 2016

9 Things I LOVE About Living in Scotland

By |May 16th, 2016|Scotland, Destinations|3 Comments

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 […]

2104, 2016

Stargazing in Scotland at a Dark Sky Park

By |April 21st, 2016|Scotland, Destinations|1 Comment

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 […]

1404, 2016

25 Things to Add to Your Scotland Bucket List

By |April 14th, 2016|Travel Tales, Scotland, Destinations|2 Comments

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 […]

2103, 2016

Why Scotland is Perfect for Solo Travellers

By |March 21st, 2016|Travel Tales, Scotland, Destinations|1 Comment

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 […]

1502, 2016

Dining in the Back of a Truck

By |February 15th, 2016|Travel Tales, Scotland, Destinations|0 Comments

Where’s the strangest place you’ve ever eaten a meal? Have you munched down a bland sandwich while sitting on the floor of an airport waiting for your flight? Or eaten a greasy burger in your car during a day out?

Last week I had dinner in the back of a truck and it was definitely the weirdest place I’ve ever eaten […]

2501, 2016

How to Spend 24 Hours in Edinburgh

By |January 25th, 2016|Travel Tales, Scotland, Destinations|2 Comments

So you’re thinking of visiting Edinburgh on a short trip and you’re wondering how much you can cram into one day? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s my pick of the top things to do, see and eat and where to stay if you’ve got 24 hours in Edinburgh.
Eat
Everyone knows that one of the best parts of visiting […]

401, 2016

Returning to The Witchery by The Castle

By |January 4th, 2016|Travel Tales, Scotland, Destinations|0 Comments

I’ve been lucky enough to have visited hundreds of incredible hotels around the world, but everywhere I go I always find myself comparing hotels to The Witchery by The Castle in Edinburgh.

I visited The Witchery two years ago, whilst writing a review for a book that was to be published by LateRooms and I fell head over heels in love […]

2109, 2015

Staying at The Old Course Hotel St Andrews

By |September 21st, 2015|Travel Tales, Scotland, Destinations|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|Scotland, Destinations|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 […]