2409, 2018

Why I Won’t Apologise for Getting Excited About Travel

By |September 24th, 2018|Travel Tales|0 Comments

“Surely you don’t get excited about going on holiday at your age?”
The words weren’t directed at me, thankfully (surely I’m not old enough for people to say things like that yet!). Thomas’ brother Dougie read them out from a text message he received. He was staying at our house before flying out to Spain for a week in the sun […]

2009, 2018

My Algarve Getaway

By |September 20th, 2018|Travel Tales|0 Comments

Any long-time readers here (hiii!) will know I’m a big fan of Portugal and, in particular, it’s Algarve region.
Why Portugal is One of My Favourite Destinations
10 Reasons Why Portugal is a Perfect Summer Destination
I was there just a couple of weeks ago for a holiday with Thomas and we had the best time. We stayed in Vilamoura, a place we […]

1009, 2018

The One Thing I Wish More People Cared About When Travelling

By |September 10th, 2018|Travel Tales|0 Comments

For the most part, I don’t really bother about other people’s travel style or what they get up to on the road. I’m a ‘live and let live’ kind of girl.

If people want to spend two weeks in an all-inclusive resort and not see any of a country then that’s fine. It isn’t what I’d personally choose to do, but […]

609, 2018

Rainy Day Things to do in Glasgow

By |September 6th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

If you’ve never been to Glasgow before then let me warn you before your visit…it rains a lot! The west of Scotland is pretty much the wettest part of the country and Glasgow has around 200 days of rain per year. That’s more days with rain than without!

Even with the rain, Glasgow is still one of my favourite cities in […]

2008, 2018

Incredible Food Experiences Around The World

By |August 20th, 2018|Travel Tales|0 Comments

Lonely Planet have just released their brand new ‘Ultimate Eatlist’ book. It’s a list of 500 amazing foodie experiences around the world. Included within their top 20 is having pinxtos in San Sebastian (this came in at number 1), eating sushi in Tokyo and pizza in Naples.

The places that made Lonely Planet’s list did so because of taste, cultural importance and […]

1207, 2018

We’re Going Camping! | Any Tips for Novice Campers?

By |July 12th, 2018|Travel Tales|0 Comments

We’re going camping!

That’s a sentence I didn’t really think I’d be writing (typing).

I’ve been camping a couple of times before, but I was kind of put off by my last camping experience. Once was a week in the north of England at a massive Guide camp. The other was when Thomas and I went camping for a night a few years […]

907, 2018

What to do on Rainy Travel Days

By |July 9th, 2018|Travel Tales|0 Comments

You wake up in an unfamiliar bed to the sound of rain battering the window. The soothing, relaxing sound of rain.

But wait. You quickly remember you’re on holiday and the last thing you want is rain.

Bad weather can ruin all your holiday plans, especially if you’re in a typically sunny weather destination. After all, you can’t go to the beach […]

207, 2018

Reading Challenge: Halfway Point Update

By |July 2nd, 2018|Travel Tales|0 Comments

I don’t mean to alarm anyone, but we’re already halfway through 2018. How the heck did that happen so quickly? It seems like just a month or two ago it was the beginning of the year. And, yes, I know it’s a sign I’m getting old that I start saying (writing) things like that.

Long time readers here might remember that […]

2806, 2018

Visiting The Kelpies and The Falkirk Wheel

By |June 28th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Looking for a fun day out in central Scotland? Why not visit The Kelpies and The Falkirk Wheel? They’re around 20 miles from Glasgow and Edinburgh, so it’s easy to visit them from either city in a day. Plus, they’re just a few miles apart, so the perfect distance to visit both sites in just one day. You can easily […]

1406, 2018

A Two-Day Itinerary for Thurso and the Far North of Scotland

By |June 14th, 2018|Destinations, Scotland, Travel Tales|0 Comments

Despite several trips abroad, one of my most favourite trips of last year was spent exploring the north of Scotland. I enjoyed a week travelling around the northernmost tip of the country and was blown away by its beauty.

The weather during my time in this area was incredible, which I’m sure definitely contributed to my enjoyment, but I think it’s […]