Bruges In Pictures

Bruges (or Brugge in Flemish) is one of the most idyllic, fairytale-esque cities I've ever had the pleasure of visiting. I've just returned from a magical four days exploring the city and fell head Read more

20 Things to Do in Edinburgh

1. National Museum of Scotland  I visited the National Museum of Scotland for the first time earlier this year and absolutely loved it. It's full to the brim with fascinating exhibits on subjects ranging from Read more

10 Things I Believe About Travel

Travel is many things to many people. For me, travel is amazing, inspiring, educative and wonderful. I believe there are so many benefits to travelling the world and I think it's something everyone should Read more

I'm Going to Bruges

I'm super excited for this weekend to hurry up and get here because I'm off to Bruges! It'll be my first trip out of the country in 2015 (I've already been travelling within Scotland, Read more

Alternative Cities to Visit in Europe

You know that feeling when you want to take a trip but aren't sure where to go? Sure, you could hit up some of Europe's big-name cities like Paris, Rome, Barcelona or Madrid but, maybe Read more

20 Things to Do In Glasgow

1. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum  Not only is this museum absolutely free of charge, it's also home to some of the greatest works of art in the world. Kelvingrove contains pieces from Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Read more

9 Things to Know Before Visiting Scotland

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Are you thinking of visiting the best country in the world? Here’s a few handy things to know before visiting Scotland… THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING SCOTLAND Read more

A Few Days in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city is one of the most charming, historical and picturesque cities in the world. Fact.


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It’s a city I never tire of visiting and I’m lucky that it’s only around an hour away from the village where I live in the west of Scotland so I get to visit quite often.

On my last visit to Edinburgh I decided that instead of wandering around the shops and floating from adorable cafe to even-more-adorable cafe I’d get my culture on and visit some museums and attractions. I think people often avoid museums and attractions in nearby cities to avoid looking like a tourist but if they were in a foreign city they would definitely go. Silly, I think. Read more

Amazing Christmas Gifts for Travellers

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmaaaaas! It’s getting colder outside, it’s getting darker earlier and everyone is getting ready for Christmas whether they like it or not.

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Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a travel lover? Read on for quirky, unique and wonderfully affordable gifts that they’ll simply love…   Read more

Things I’ve Learnt from Travel

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Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about the way in which travel has influenced my life. I think it’s important to stop every so often and take stock of how much I’ve learnt, not only about myself, but also some pretty important life lessons that I’ve learnt along the way. Here’s just a few of the things I’ve learnt from travel… 


10 Photos to Make You Want to Visit Kotor, Montenegro

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I didn’t really know what to expect the first time I visited Kotor in Montenegro. I’d heard it was beautiful but I certainly wasn’t prepared for just how beautiful it would be. The town of Kotor sits in The Bay of Kotor and the views are absolutely breathtaking.


Kotor has one of the most well preserved medieval old towns in the Adriatic and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Read more

Things That Will (Probably) Go Wrong When You Travel

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No matter how often you travel things always manage to go wrong. They can be big things or little things but the way they affect your trip all depends on how you react to them. Don’t let the bad things overshadow the good things during your travels and you’ll find that when you look back in years to come you’ll have mostly forgotten about the things that went wrong anyways.