For those looking to escape the bustling city of Edinburgh for the beach, or who fancy a quiet weekend beside one of Scotland’s most picturesque coastlines, the harbour town of North Berwick is one of the best places to visit. Easily accessible from Edinburgh by train (just 40 minutes) and located on the south side […]
Set in the northern Italian alps, the Dolomites has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. In fact, it’s so picturesque that if you haven’t seen it on social media, you may recognise it from an old computer background. There is so much to see and do in this part of Italy that […]
It’s fair to say that when we moved to Edinburgh, we probably weren’t cool enough to live in Leith. The old trading port has become the city’s creative hub – brimming with incredible restaurants, artisan markets, local distillers and an enviable arts scene. A stay in Leith offers a unique experience for those visiting Scotland’s capital, […]
Ask most people what wildlife they’d most like to see when visiting Scotland and we’re pretty sure many would say the puffin. These cute seabirds are some of the most photogenic animals we’ve ever seen, with their bright beaks and matching orange feet. And, for a short time every year, we’re lucky that they call […]
If there’s one thing that our first few year’s travelling around Scotland have taught us, it’s what to do and, maybe more importantly, what NOT to do. From ferry trips out to the islands, to short weekend breaks in the forests or near the mountains, there’s a lot that goes on before we get to […]
For a proper into the wild experience there are few places like The Lazy Duck – a real off-grid retreat in the heart of the Cairngorms.