Scotland

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Best Parks to Visit in Glasgow

The Best Parks to Visit in Glasgow

Glasgow is often advertised as a vibrant city that is steeped in history, offering up great bars, restaurants and shopping opportunities. But everyone seems to forget about the good ol’ greenery that Glasgow has to offer. As I mentioned in my post about London, one […]