The Grandest Canyon

If seeing the Grand Canyon isn’t on your bucket list, it should be. This World Heritage Site is up to 29 km (18 miles) wide, over 1.8km (around a mile) deep, and carving through it is the magnificent Colorado River that is said to have established its path there around five to six million years... Continue Reading →

Hot Air Ballooning

Hot Air Ballooning is something I feel everyone should do once, if they can. There’s nothing quite like the childish excitement and wonder that stirs inside you, standing in a field at 5am watching balloons inflate to enormous proportions all around you. It’s a different feeling again when you gently drift into the sky, and... Continue Reading →

Loop and Scoop

Whatever the weather is doing outside, and despite the fact Autumn is well underway, you can be sure to find something to whet your palate inside Loop and Scoop on Great Western Road, Glasgow. Priding itself in being the UK’s first ice cream and churro bar, Loop and Scoop provides a vast array of flavourful,... Continue Reading →

5 Free Things to do in London

We all know London is one of the most expensive cities in the world for more than one reason - but that shouldn’t stop you from experiencing the hum of this electric capital. I went to London armed with the expectation that to have fun, I had to have money (and we all know money... Continue Reading →

Glen Etive’s Carrot Patrol

If being pulled over by a police officer in a peaked cap doesn’t get your heart racing, then perhaps being stopped by a furry beast with antlers might. I’m not going to lie, though - when went on our recent road trip to Glen Etive in my home country of Scotland, it was with the... Continue Reading →

Germany’s Fairytale Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle had been a longstanding feature on my bucket list, so I was delighted to finally tick it off. It was built in the 19th century by King Ludwig II of Bavaria - he was also sometimes known as or the “Fairytale King". However, poor Ludwig died under suspicious circumstances before his castle was... Continue Reading →

We Walked All the Way to Austria

Unfortunately, it's not as impressive as it sounds. On arrival at our latest destination in the small German town of Füssen, Austria was in fact less than an hour's walk away. So naturally, we checked in to our little apartment we'd be calling home for the next five days, and headed out on an evening... Continue Reading →

Madrid: Tourist Tips from the Capital

Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting Spain's capital - the historical city of Madrid. This trip, while being fun, was a real eyeopener and I learned a fair few things while we explored this marvellous city. From enjoying the sights to eating out, Madrid has heaps to offer - and a week was perhaps... Continue Reading →

Sun-Kissed Beach Rides

Having been around horses my whole life, I was beginning to have withdrawal symptoms after spending my first few weeks without them on a recent trip to Australia. The horsey bug, if you're lucky enough to catch it, doesn't go away with time - it's rather a terminal diagnosis that leaves you calling out every... Continue Reading →

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