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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 […]

A Weekend Spent Wandering Around the Yorkshire Dales

A Weekend Spent Wandering Around the Yorkshire Dales

Last month I travelled down to the Yorkshire Dales for a long weekend in celebration of yet another family birthday milestone. We stayed in a farmhouse in a little town called Kirky Stephen which is located just at the tip of the dales; we spent […]

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 […]

48 Hours Exploring Loch Lomond

48 Hours Exploring Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond. It’s literally an hours drive away from my house in Glasgow yet I’ve never really made an effort to explore it to its capacity. Probably because it’s so accessible, I know it will always be there for me. But this winter, when looking […]

A Relaxing Stay at Loch Lomond Waterfront

A Relaxing Stay at Loch Lomond Waterfront

After visiting Golspie last winter, I knew that I wanted to spend more time visiting new places in Scotland. And with the idea that we weren’t doing a big trip this year in order to save for a big one in 2017, we decided a […]

2016 Travel Round Up – Scotland, Germany & Poland

2016 Travel Round Up – Scotland, Germany & Poland

2016 was officially my first full year of blogging. Officially I started in December 2015 so to keep a project going this long is just amazing. 2016 is also the year that I got to tick a few more things off my bucket list, including […]