3006, 2016

June Round-Up

By |June 30th, 2016|Travel Tales, Life|0 Comments

What’s been happening in June? 
June has been another busy but fun month!

The weather was incredible in Scotland at the end of May and up until around the middle of June so I made the most of it with plenty of BBQs, sunny walks with my pooch and copious amounts of al fresco working – one of the best parts of […]

1606, 2016

How to Survive if You’re Not Travelling Anywhere This Summer

By |June 16th, 2016|Travel Tales, Travel Tips|0 Comments

fWhen you think of summer I’m pretty sure that one of the top things that comes to mind is a fabulous summer holiday, but what if you’re not travelling anywhere this summer? You might be used to summer holidays every year but for whatever reason (saving, other commitments, work etc) you might not have one planned for this year. Boo!

Browsing […]

606, 2016

Places to Avoid Travelling to in Summer

By |June 6th, 2016|Travel Tales, Travel Tips|3 Comments

Last week I shared 8 great summer travel destinations with you all but today I’m going to be a little controversial and share a few places to avoid travelling to in summer.

Summer travel can be amazing, or it can be hot, busy and not as much fun as you’d like it to be. Here’s some places to avoid if you […]

206, 2016

8 Great Summer Travel Destinations for 2016

By |June 2nd, 2016|Travel Tales|1 Comment

With summer now officially less than three weeks away (21st June) it’s time to start thinking about those summer travel destinations.
1. Iceland 

Iceland is normally a place associated with cold, harsh, icy conditions – partly due to its name! – but it can also be an amazing destination in summer too.

In summer Iceland’s nights are bright thanks to the so-called […]

2305, 2016

Resolving to Travel More in The UK

By |May 23rd, 2016|Travel Tales, Life|1 Comment

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about this wonderful country I’m so lucky to live in. I have spent the last twenty six years of my life living in the UK and I haven’t seen as much of it as I would like.

I haven’t made it to Wales or Northern Ireland and, although I’ve visited England many times, I haven’t […]

1905, 2016

Travelling to Disconnect

By |May 19th, 2016|Travel Tales, Life|0 Comments

Do you ever stop to think how much of our lives we spend online and on our phones these days? We all know it’s a lot, but when you really stop to think about it it’s pretty mind blowing. And not in a good way.
Communications regulator Ofcom said UK adults spend an average of eight hours and 41 minutes a […]

1905, 2016

Room Occupancy Trends in 2016

By |May 19th, 2016|Travel Tales|0 Comments

As a travel blogger and travel addict it’s safe to say I’m extremely interested in all things travel and tourism. I like to know what the latest trends are, where people are travelling to, why they’re travelling to certain places and where they’re staying whilst they’re there.

So, needless to say this infographic on room occupancy trends for 2016 is right […]

1205, 2016

A Spontaneous Trip to Portugal

By |May 12th, 2016|Travel Tales, Portugal, Destinations, Life|1 Comment

If you read my April round up post you might have seen that on a whim I decided to book flights to Portugal for Thomas and I last week. I booked the flights as a surprise on Thursday night while Thomas was at the driving range and we left the following Tuesday, just 5 days later!

I booked the trip as […]

505, 2016

Simple Ways to Travel More

By |May 5th, 2016|Travel Tales, Travel Tips|0 Comments

Let’s face it, given the chance pretty much everyone would agree that they’d like to travel more, experience more and do more than their lives currently allow.

Maybe you don’t earn as much as you’d like to enable you to travel more, maybe you’re busy saving for a car or a house and don’t have the extra cash for jet-setting, or […]

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 […]