Scotland is a totally beautiful country to visit! From the big cities like Edinburgh and Glasgow to the smaller coves and dramatic mountains of the Highlands, it’s totally stunning. That being said, there’s also a heap of the best islands in Scotland that you should definitely consider, too. With places like the Isle of Skye … Continue Reading

A Burns night and the Burns poem is a national institution and something I became accustomed to during my time at university in St. Andrews, Scotland. Plus, the whole of Fife is stunning, so that made it really easy to fall in love with. It’s something that is celebrated with great flair and affection in … Continue Reading

Yup, Up Helly Aa is as fierce as it looks. Hoards of angry Vikings and their burning ships surround the Shetland Islands on an annual basis; bringing mayhem to the local community that just can’t get rid of those pesky Vikings. Or, so I assume if we had lived 1,200 years ago. It’s one epic … Continue Reading

There’s so much more to the UK than London. Yes, London is an amazing city and all that but the UK has so many different beautiful and exciting cities that most people miss out on thanks to buzzing bright lights of London. I have lived all across the UK and experienced life in different parts … Continue Reading

I kid you not. And it’s apparently really good. It’s got lions and tigers and bears (oh my!)… and other animals of course – elephants, rhinos, giraffes… the lot! Until a week ago, I had no idea until my brother mentioned it to me. With Scotland’s dramatically beautiful landscape, it makes sense that if there … Continue Reading

Road trips have long since been a mainstay of travel and are always a great way to pack in as many sights as possible. In fact, visiting the Highlands of Scotland is incredible and you’ll be spoilt for choice on places to see.  Although they’re quite synonymous with the US, Scotland is giving the US … Continue Reading

Having lived in Edinburgh for quite a few years, it’s easily one of my favourite cities in the UK and with good reason too – it’s absolutely pretty, has such strong history, amazing traditions, really friendly people and is a traveller’s delight – which is also why it makes sense that it the most visited … Continue Reading

Well, if you haven’t, you’re in for a treat! And no, this isn’t some back handed compliment to myself or the photos I’ve taken – I can very freely say that you’re in for a treat because of the sheer beauty and charm of St Andrews. St Andrews is genuinely one of the nicest towns … Continue Reading

The Hebrides are an archipelago off the coast of Scotland (essentially they’re Scottish islands, or at least that’s how I like to think of them) and they’re absolutely amazing! Rather than explain in a long-winded, roundabout way why you have to go visit them – I figured I’d show you! 1.) That Landscape 2.) These … Continue Reading

The pride of Britain lies within its countryside and there are fewer places in the UK to get a truly authentic experience of British life than in its villages. This is exactly why I wanted to share some of the best places to go in the UK that aren’t just the obvious spots. Yes, we’ve … Continue Reading

There is much diversity across the UK, with towering glacial valleys, historic coves and almost tropical environments. That being said, with some many of the best natural sights in the UK to visit, it can actually hard to just pinpoint a mere few for a trip. This is one of the reasons why I wanted … Continue Reading