Cruachan Hotel (Fort William, Scotland)

For photographs and a breakdown of my trip to Fort William, click here. Cost For a weekend stay in a Standard Single Room, I paid £94. For a three star just an arms length from the town centre and across the road from the exsquisite Loch Linnhe, I didn’t find it too much of a stretch. … More Cruachan Hotel (Fort William, Scotland)

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok marks the start of the second part of our trip, the more typical young backpacker destinations. We arrived at around 8am by train from Chiang Mai, and got a taxi downtown to our hotel (taxi drivers and the taxi service inside the airport try and charge a ridiculous amount – just choose a meter … More Bangkok, Thailand

Carlisle, England

Being home for the majority of the summer has gave us the opportunity to explore so many of the places a little more close to home. Last week when we had a rare good weather day, we decided to take a road trip down to Carlisle for a few hours. Just south of the border, … More Carlisle, England

Dublin, Ireland

I’ve visited Dublin twice – once with my family and once with my best friend. The city is so beautiful – I find it to be much like Glasgow: green, full of friendly people, and best of all full of pubs. The famous Temple Bar is not to be missed – the atmosphere is electric, … More Dublin, Ireland

European Landmarks

Travel in Europe can be expensive enough before you even begin to consider what landmarks to visit. As young people and students, we’re entitled to so many unadvertised discounts and freebies. I’ve done the research before visiting some popular tourist attractions and wrote about them more in depth on the individual post for each location but in this … More European Landmarks

Florence, Italy 

Halfway through my degree in art history, I finally got to visit the place I have dreamed of visiting since my first set of Renaissance lectures. We timed our visit to Florence so that my 21st birthday fell during our stay there, thanks to my very accommodating and very lax other half. We stayed for … More Florence, Italy