A snow fix in the Cairngorms

For someone who hates being cold, I absolutely LOVE snow and will be quite happy out walking in it and even making snow angels (yes, even at my age!). So when the first snow fell…

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Giant lanterns at Edinburgh Zoo

Last night was the opening night for the Giant Lanterns at Edinburgh Zoo and what a spectacle it is! As we walked around the trail within the zoo grounds the air was filled with “ooo’s”…

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A taste of Orkney

I love food. I love trying new food. I love eating locally sourced food and if it’s homemade, well, that’s me sold! Our last trip gave us a taste of Orkney that has definitely left…

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Unigar Cottages, Orkney

One of our favourite seasons to travel and explore Scotland is autumn, with the colour of the leaves on the trees changing, the misty mornings and some really beautiful light, whats not to love. So,…

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North Coast 500 with Bunk Campers

Not a day goes by where you don’t hear about someone’s trip along the 516 mile route around the north of Scotland. The photos from various parking spots, an empty beach and doing it all…

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Year two in Scotland

Two whole years have passed since we packed our car and a hired van with our whole world inside and landed in rural Perthshire. Year two in Scotland for us has been more adventures and…

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Boat Trips on the Tay

Sometimes I think rivers are taken for granted. They are something that we cross over on bridges, or look at briefly as we walk along in a hurry to get elsewhere but rarely do we…

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Visiting Aberdeenshire

Home to Scotland’s castle trail, a dramatic coastline, industrial fishing harbours and a granite city, visiting Aberdeenshire is something we were looking forward to doing. We decided to make a weekend of it and tick…

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Great Scottish Swim

As a blogger and a VisitScotland Ambassador I am very fortunate to be involved in some rather cool events and get to visit some really spectacular places but this event could have taken a rather…

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