Glasgow

Brig O’Turk’s Hidden Walking Trail: Glen Finglas Reservoir

Brig O’Turk’s Hidden Walking Trail: Glen Finglas Reservoir

Brig O’Turk is a small rural village situated between Callander / Loch Vanachar and Loch Achray (Duke’s Pass) in the Trossachs National Park; it offers a gateway into a relatively easy walking route around Glen Finglas Reservoir.

Glasgow’s Christmas Markets

Glasgow’s Christmas Markets

The Glasgow Christmas markets are almost always overlooked for their friendly neighbours on the east coast – Edinburgh. With not only one market but two, Glasgow has a lot to offer for locals and visitors. The two markets are located in St Enoch Square and […]

Arthur’s Seat: Climbing Edinburgh’s Extinct Volcano

Arthur’s Seat: Climbing Edinburgh’s Extinct Volcano

Arthur’s Seat sits at 251m in height and overlooks the new and old town of Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Castle! The hill is located down the south-east of the city, to the east of the Royal Mile and overlooking Holyrood Park. However, it boasts 360 degree […]

Exploring the History of New Lanark World Heritage Site

Exploring the History of New Lanark World Heritage Site

NEW LANARK WORLD HERITAGE SITE After spending quite a bit of the summer travelling to Germany and Croatia, I was finally happy to get back on track and exploring Scotland again. I was kindly invited to explore the New Lanark World Heritage Site and discover […]

A Beginners Guide to Loch Lomond

A Beginners Guide to Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond. My first true love! If you don’t know, Loch Lomond & Trossachs is a national park in Scotland.¬†However, this post will focus on only one aspect of the park – the water itself, Loch Lomond. Since I was young, we’ve always visited the […]

Doune Castle: Exploring its Famous and Infamous History

Doune Castle: Exploring its Famous and Infamous History

Doune Castle is located just northwest of Stirling and only three miles west of Dunblane. It was built in the fourteenth century by Robert, Duke of Albany who, I learned from my visit, wasn’t afraid to spend some cash. However, Doune Castle’s claim to fame […]

The Devils Pulpit & How to Get There

The Devils Pulpit & How to Get There

I would like to say it was another sunny day that prompted us to try to find The Devil’s Pulpit, but in fact it was cold and rainy when we went. Located just 30 minutes from Glasgow, the pulpit is a hidden gorge just off […]

Climbing Conic Hill

Climbing Conic Hill

With a break in the winter weather and an urge to get outdoors, we prepared ourselves for a small hike up Conic Hill one Saturday afternoon. Conic Hill is a sharp summit located in Balmaha in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. It’s about […]

Six Alternative Scottish Destinations You Need To Visit

Six Alternative Scottish Destinations You Need To Visit

Living in a big city can feel claustrophobic sometimes, and most of the time you don’t notice it until you get out away from it and smell the fresh air. Whether you live in Glasgow or Edinburgh, there are plenty of alternative destinations to ¬†the […]

21 Things to do in Glasgow

21 Things to do in Glasgow

Glasgow has SO much to offer to both tourists and locals. The city is primarily split into two sections – the city centre and the west end – that involves most restaurants, tourist attractions, pubs and fun activities. I’ve condensed the list down to just […]