Chiang Mai, Thailand

We flew with Lao airlines from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand, and the flight took only an hour whereas on land the journey takes over a day, so I’d really recommend it. Getting from the airport to the hotel was also easier than any place we’ve visited so far. Directly outside the arrivals … More Chiang Mai, Thailand

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 Museums

Travel in Europe can be pretty pricey, especially if you want to actually go inside all of the museums each city has to offer. 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 … More European Museums

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is one of my favourite cities in Europe. Although only around 50 miles separates them, it’s worlds away from Glasgow. Rich in history and architecture, it is a must see for anyone visiting Scotland. Princes Street is great for shopping,  high street and designer, whereas Grassmarket is excellent for vintage shopping. The Royal Mile … More Edinburgh, Scotland

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 

Glen Coe, Scotland

For Poppy I know I say this every time I write a post about Scotland, but this one is (thankfully) proof that I’m trying to right the wrong: I really have not seen that much of our beautiful country in my twenty one years here. Yesterday, on what seemed an impossibly glorious day in terms … More Glen Coe, Scotland

Travelling as a couple

After two and a half years together, Paul and I have done our fair share of travelling together. Together we have walked on the Great Wall of China, canoed through Ha Long Bay and strolled through the opulent rooms of Versailles. We have also been lost together in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, been told our … More Travelling as a couple

Summer 2017

Even though I’m sad to say we’re not going on another two month extravaganza across tens of countries like our last two summers, I am so excited to be heading to Sri Lanka this June.  It has been a top bucket list contender for close to a decade to visit the sub continent and I … More Summer 2017