A weekend in Isle of Mull and Oban and Ardlui: Tobermory

37 photos to inspire your trip to Oban and Tobermory

I’ve already shared all the details of our trip to west Scotland where we visited Oban, Tobermory and Ardlui. It was a beautiful introduction to a part of the UK we’d never visited before, filled with misty mountainous backdrops, charming seaside towns and sweeping views across the isles. The last post has all the info … Read more

A weekend in Isle of Mull and Oban and Ardlui

A weekend in West Scotland: Oban, Isle of Mull and Ardlui

Why is it that we so often dream of lands afar, but fail to see what is so close to us? That’s the case with me and much of Britain. Ever since I was about 13, I’ve been travelling alone abroad and planning my next adventure, but it took a long time for me to … Read more

© Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

Top tips for visiting the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

The Edinburgh Fringe is one of my favourite times of the year. The city is always special to visit, but during the fringe, there’s a special dose of magic, as artists, comedians, actors, writers and their audiences gather to celebrate the world’s biggest festival of arts. It runs for 25 days every August, featuring more … Read more

Edinburgh Gin Experience

The Magical World of Gin Making in Edinburgh

I don’t know if it’s because I’m in the birthplace of the Harry Potter books, or because I’ve always had a penchant for the magical, but right now I feel like I’m in a potions class. There’s a bubbling pot, assorted jars of botanicals, and it’s all taking place in a cellar beneath the streets … Read more