A Scarborough Seaside Holiday

  As a foreigner, I’ve always had this nostalgic, rose-coloured idea of the English sea side.  I had visions of a marvellous Victorian past – with majestic promenades, curly wrought iron fencing, and grand ballrooms.  Sadly, thanks in part to a declining economy, and an

A Weekend in the Scottish Borders

  We are always looking for places we can take our dog ( #Moosethetravellingdog ) for a weekend away from Edinburgh, and the Scottish Borders has become a favourite for us.  We have stayed in various hotels, but the one that we keep coming back

Collecting Passport Stamps

    It’s a shame we don’t get stamps for travelling in the EU (yet), as my passports would look far more exciting!  But then again, I like the less restricted movement of people and the ease of travel without visas, so I can’t complain

A weekend on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

  We got a winter deal to the Skeabost House Hotel, near Portree, on the Isle of Skye in Feb 2015 – so we took a road trip from Edinburgh with our dog, Moose.  We always look for dog-friendly deals, as we hate leaving our

24 Hours in Edinburgh

  I always recommend that people spend more than 24 hours a place, but for those times when that is not possible, here are my top tips for seeing some of Edinburgh in 24 hours, from midday to midday… you’ll note it’s mostly about food 😉