My September Travel Blogging Round Up

A random collection of pretty pictures from some of my September travel adventures. Where I've Been September has been a really busy travel month for me. I took an amazing 2 week cruise with Holland America Read more

Why Everyone Should Travel Solo At Least Once

I absolutely believe that everyone -male or female, young or old, single or married - should travel solo at least once in their lifetime. I've travelled solo to many different countries for many different Read more

Best Places to Visit in Spain

Spain is definitely one of my favourite countries in the world and I love being just a short plane ride away from the land of tapas, sangria and sunshine. There are so many fantastic places Read more

How to Successfully Master Visiting Markets When Travelling

Markets can be great places to visit when you're travelling. Often they'll be frequented by local people and you can really get a good sense of a place from visiting it's markets and seeing Read more

3 Months at Home; The Effects of Not Travelling

It's the beginning of September and I haven't left the United Kingdom since the end of May. Three whole months. That might seem like a short space of time for some people, but not Read more

My Travel Fiction Book Must Reads

I've been into books and reading for as long as I can remember and when I was a kid I even used to ask for books as gifts when it came to Christmas or Read more

Pretending to be a Princess at Glenapp Castle

Posted on by Emma Gray in Scotland, Travel Tales | 8 Comments

Every little girl dreams of being a princess at some stage don’t they? I know I certainly did (and sometimes still do!) so, when I was given the chance to stay in Glenapp Castle in the Scottish countryside and play pretend at being a princess, I jumped at it.
Glenapp Castle Review

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Chilling On The Costa Del Sol

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I spent last week in Benalmadena on Spain’s Costa del Sol relaxing and partying all in aid of my cousin’s hen party. She’s getting married this summer and a big group of 11 of us travelled to Benalmadena to have some fun before her big day. So, here’s our week in Spain in pictures…

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How to Survive Group Travel

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Travelling as part of a big group isn’t my usual travel style, so I was a little nervous before I left on a recent trip to Spain’s Costa del Sol with 10 other ladies for my cousin’s hen party. I’m something of an introvert (read anti-social) and really enjoy my own space, especially when I’m travelling, so I worried that I’d find it tough travelling in a big group.

Survive Group Travel, Edinburgh Scotland

Deep in thought during some alone time in Edinburgh…

Well, I survived, and I had a great time in the process, so I’ve prepared a little mini guide on how you can survive group travelRead more

Taking Part in Holi Celebrations

Posted on by Emma Gray in Scotland, Travel Tales | 7 Comments

If you’re a regular reader here you might have noticed I mentioned recently that one day I’d love to take part in the Holi celebrations in India. Well, it might not quite have been as exciting as India, but I’ve just taken part in some Holi celebrations Scotland style!

So, what is Holi?

Holi is a religious celebration of spring, which is usually observed by Hindus primarily in India and Nepal. The beginning of spring is marked by throwing coloured powders and water at everyone around them, as well as dancing, singing and other festivities. They believe it is a perfect way to welcome the colours of spring and a change in the weather.

Holi Celebrations Scotland

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My Top Travel Dreams

Posted on by Emma Gray in Travel Tales | 12 Comments

Everyone has travel dreams, places that they’d love to visit, events they’d love to take part in and spectacles they’d like to see. Obviously, I can’t share all my travel dreams with you as I’d be typing away here for days and days as my list only gets longer. Instead, I’m only sharing my ultimate travel dreams, those things I absolutely must do before I die. Call it a bucket-list if you wish – here are my top travel dreams that I’m determined to realise!

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My Most Special Travel Moments

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You know those moments of travel that are so special you have to pinch yourself to make sure you’re not dreaming? The moments where you can’t believe how lucky you are to be in that situation? The moments that make you glad to be alive and wishing they could last forever? Well, I’ve had loads of them while travelling, and I wanted to share some of my favourite ones with you.

Surprise Ferrari Experience in Monaco


Chillin’ in a Ferrari in Monaco, no biggie

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