205, 2016

April Round-Up

By |May 2nd, 2016|Travel Tales|0 Comments

What’s been happening in April?
April has been another busy one with some highs and one notable low.

My post On Life, Perspective and Getting Away from it All explained how the sudden and unexpected death of my aunt left me reevaluating life and just how fragile it is.

I spent a fantastic weekend at Archerfield, near North Berwick with my family where […]

2804, 2016

Luxury For Less: 8 Places Your Money Will Go Further

By |April 28th, 2016|Travel Tales, Travel Tips|1 Comment

I’m a big fan of luxury experiences and getaways, but I don’t always like paying a tonne of money to have an incredible experience. That’s part of the reason why I love to mix up my travel destinations and stay in some expensive places, as well as some cheaper ones, so that I can get more for my money and […]

2504, 2016

Life, Perspective and Getting Away from it All

By |April 25th, 2016|Travel Tales, Life|4 Comments

If you follow me on social media (I’d love to see you on Twitter and Facebook), then you may have noticed things were quiet over there for a week or so recently. Here’s why…

A few weeks ago my beloved aunt died suddenly and entirely unexpectedly. She’d been in hospital for a long awaited operation to deal with two aneurysms and […]

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 […]

404, 2016

What to Pack for a Trip to India

By |April 4th, 2016|Travel Tales, Destinations, India, Packing Lists & What to Wear In...|0 Comments

Visiting India is exciting, overwhelming and a truly wonderful experience. Even though my trip there was a couple of years ago now, it’s a place I think of often and go between thoughts of how much I loved and and how much I loathed it within moments. People usually say that everyone either loves or hates India, but I went […]

2803, 2016

Gorgeous Marbella in Photos

By |March 28th, 2016|Travel Tales, Spain, Destinations|2 Comments

I’m a pretty lucky girl as Thomas whisked me off to Marbella in southern Spain last week to celebrate my 26th birthday! Celebrating my birthday away from home has become something of a little tradition and this was the third birthday I’ve enjoyed in a different place. So much more fun than staying home!

We were in Marbella for four nights […]

2403, 2016

7 Things to do in Venice, Italy

By |March 24th, 2016|Travel Tales, Italy, Destinations, Travel Tips|2 Comments

I might have mentioned this before, but I LOVE living in the UK, where so many incredible European cities are within just a couple of hours flying time. It gives me the ability to visit so many different places and to be able to return to the ones I love.

Venice is definitely one of the cities that I love and […]

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 […]

1703, 2016

Next Stop Marbella!

By |March 17th, 2016|Travel Tales, Spain, Destinations|2 Comments

I’m off to Marbs!

(You’ll get that reference if you’re from the UK and have ever heard of The Only Way is Essex aka TOWIE. I’ve never even seen the programme, but have heard the ‘no carbs before Marbs’ mantra of some of the cast members. If you haven’t seen TOWIE then don’t worry, you’re not missing anything!)

So, yeah, I’m off […]

1603, 2016

4 Great Things to do in Mallorca

By |March 16th, 2016|Travel Tales, Spain, Destinations|0 Comments

Mallorca is one of the most popular, and the largest of the Balearic Islands located in the western Mediterranean. The Balearic Islands are a group of beautiful Spanish islands that are well known for their gorgeous beaches, scenic coastline and huge variety of things for visitors to do and see there.

Here are just four great things to do in Mallorca […]