Category: Travel

4 favourite spots in Edinburgh for a cocktail

Sometimes you just need to get yourself a good ol’ fashioned cocktail. Luckily, Edinburgh has a whole host of wonderful establishments serving up an array of cocktails. Fear not, whatever you fancy there will be a cocktail menu with something that will please your taste buds. Although there are many a bar for a great […]

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An afternoon at Ford Kinnaird

What better to do on a Wednesday afternoon than take yourself a half day from work and pop to Fort Kinnaird with your gal pal? Strong use of a mid week afternoon if you ask me. In case you aren’t familiar with these parts here are the basics that you need/want to know about Fort […]

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Haunted Pub tour with Yelp Edinburgh

It has been 7 years since I moved to Edinburgh – time flies – and since the 1st year that I have been here I have wanged on about how I would love to do a ghost tour. Already being a bit of a fan of the super natural, a big fan of history and a keen […]

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Tips for planning a long weekend

We all enjoy a change of scenery now and again. No one will argue that it is good for you, it allows you to reset, adjust your mindset and go back to work, university, play – whatever it may be that you are taking a break from – feeling relaxed, energised and with a clear head. […]

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Lifestyle: The Edinburgh Gin Festival

When it comes to gin I am a bit of a mega fan. It is my drink of choice when I am enjoying a tipple and have become a little bit picky about the gin that I sip of an evening. When the lovely people at The Gin Festival emailed to ask if I wanted […]

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Travel: Dublin #3

The final part of my travel diary to Dublin. This makes me almost as sad as I was leaving Dublin. Our final day in the City was a scorcher, the sun was splitting the sky so after munching down a full Irish breakfast we decided to get out in the sun and wander. Our first […]

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Travel: Dublin #2

The day after Tyler and Kate. Our first, and only, full day in Dublin without travelling. The Friday night we were both pretty exhausted after an early flight, afternoon drinking and the excitement of the concert so we decided to take ourselves back to our hotel (The Beresford) and get to our beds. The next […]

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Travel: Dublin #1

This past weekend I packed up my carry on case and boarded a flight to Dublin, Ireland. One night after a few too many glasses of prosecco back in January we had booked the flights and tickets to see Tyler Hilton. As you do. After a few months we decided to turn it into a […]

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Packing for a long weekend

When it comes to packing I am the worst for just taking everything and anything. I put things into my suitcase with the idea in mind that I ‘might’ feel like wearing it rather than actually planning out what to wear each day. I am off for a long weekend in Dublin tomorrow morning and […]

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Edinburgh Festival #1

August means one thing in the City of Edinburgh. The Fringe Festival. Edinburgh really does come to life during this month, the City fills up with tourists from all over the world and there are more things for you to do than you could ever imagine. On Tuesday night, myself and my friend Emma went […]

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