Wine Tasting in Edinburgh

  Wine tasting may not be the first activity you think of doing in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, but it is a really food-forward city with lots of delicious options to dine / wine out.  Here is a sneak peak into our recent wine

24 Hours in London

  As with all my #24hrGuides – I don’t advocate spending so little time anywhere… but sometimes it’s helpful to have a 24 hour itinerary to kick off a visit.  Or it may suit if you have a layover in a city and just want

19 Years Old And So Green

  When I was 19 years old I did what most Kiwi kids do… I dropped out of university and went on my ‘big OE’ (Overseas Experience).  Ok, so most of us don’t drop out of uni to do it… but I did.  I had

A Weekend in Aberdeenshire

  I usually never let a long-weekend go to waste – it’s an opportunity for a short break without using up any precious annual leave.  I hadn’t planned anything for the 2017 spring bank holiday (memorial weekend in the USA) because we had lots of

A Weekend at Hadrian’s Wall

  After a rather humorous attempt at walking some of Hadrian’s Wall in November (I know, I know), and being driven away by the sideways sleet and a terrible gale, we decided to try again in late March – in hopes that the spring would