2301, 2017

4 Countries with the Best Food (as chosen by me!)

By |January 23rd, 2017|Travel Tales|4 Comments

I’m a big believer that food is such an important part of the travel experience. You can tell so much about a country from its food, flavours and cooking traditions. Travelling and trying new dishes as you go is just so enjoyable – getting to taste new flavours, try new combinations and new things.

These are the countries with the best […]

1901, 2017

Cheap Destinations to Visit from Scotland

By |January 19th, 2017|Travel Tales|1 Comment

I’m lucky enough to live just ten minutes away from Glasgow International Airport and just under an hour from Edinburgh Airport too. This means I’m pretty well connected to both airports and can jump on a plane at any time easily. I’m also lucky that there are a tonne of cheap flights leaving from both of these airports, two of […]

1601, 2017

5 Perfect Scottish Weekend Getaways

By |January 16th, 2017|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|2 Comments

Looking for somewhere for a fantastic Scottish weekend getaway? Here are five options that I think are perfect…
1. Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital city is the ideal place for a weekend getaway. There’s history, stunning architecture, great restaurants and so much to do and see. Edinburgh also has some fantastic hotels, with everything from boutique luxury properties to budget-friendly options. It’s the […]

1201, 2017

5 Destinations I Can’t Stop Dreaming About

By |January 12th, 2017|Life, Travel Tales|3 Comments

I’ll be the first person to admit that I have travel on the brain. I think about travel more times a day than I can count. I look up flights to different places at least 3-4 times per week and I love reading about exotic destinations.

Lately, my wanderlust has been even stronger. I bought a house recently, which meant I […]

501, 2017

2017 Travel Plans, Dreams and Goals

By |January 5th, 2017|Life, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Happy New Year! I love the beginning of a new year. It always feels so fresh, shiny and exciting and I always like to use it as an opportunity to plan what I want from the next 12 months. I like to think about where I want the year to take me, both literally and metaphorically – in business and […]

2212, 2016

5 Most Popular Posts of 2016

By |December 22nd, 2016|Travel Tales|0 Comments

Putting together a ‘Most Popular Posts of 20X’ has become something of a little tradition for me. It marks the close of another year of blogging and shows me what you guys love and what you don’t.

Without further ado, here’s the 5 most popular posts from this year…
My City Break Packing List

This post continues to be extremely popular, year after […]

1512, 2016

52 Books of 2016

By |December 15th, 2016|Travel Tales|0 Comments

Here’s all the books I read in 2016, with my favourites highlighted in bold.

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
How Rich People Think by Steve Siebold
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
As The Crow Flies by Damien Boyd
Make Me by Lee Child
Head in The Sand by Damien Boyd
Kickback by Damien Boyd
Swansong by Damien Boyd
The Girl in The Ice by […]

812, 2016

A Festive Edinburgh Weekend

By |December 8th, 2016|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|4 Comments

I am a total lover of winter city breaks, especially just before Christmas. I love visiting places when they’re cold, crisp and decorated to the hilt for the festive period. Edinburgh just happens to be one of my absolute favourite cities to visit at Christmas time so last weekend Thomas and I, along with two of our friends headed for […]

2811, 2016

Give The Gift of Travel this Christmas

By |November 28th, 2016|Life, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Christmas is approaching so quickly this year! It feels like it’s crept up on us all of a sudden and if you’re anything like me you won’t have done all your Christmas shopping yet. Wondering what to get your mum/dad/brother/sister/boyfriend/girlfriend/whoever? I’ve got some ideas for you.
Travel! 

I truly believe that travel is one of the best gifts you can give someone. […]

2111, 2016

5 Best Things About Luxury Hotels

By |November 21st, 2016|Life, Travel Tales|0 Comments

There are few things in life better than checking into a luxury hotel. Staying in a fantastic hotel always makes me happy, as there are so many things to enjoy that you don’t have at home!

I always like to make the absolute most of my time when I’m staying somewhere fabulous, and these are the things I love the most…
1. […]