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 

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Glasgow, Scotland

Of all the places we have visited in the world, Paul and I have never spent a day sightseeing in Glasgow. While we’re staying at home this summer, we’ve decided to spend some time seeing more of our wonderful city. Here’s some photographs of our trips to parts of the East and West ends of … More Glasgow, Scotland

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

Lisbon, Portugal

Our first of twenty European cities this summer was Lisbon. I bought the flights for Paul as part of his birthday present, and soon enough our ‘little’ European trip grew arms and legs (we’re away for nine weeks again this year – the first five of those will be spent across various European countries and … More Lisbon, Portugal

Paris, France

I’ve wanted to visit Paris for as long as I can remember, and luckily for me, I was given a trip there this past Christmas. We flew with easyJet from Glasgow to Charles de Gaulle on a Friday morning and had arrived at our Airbnb by around 3pm. Tickets from CDG into the city cost … More Paris, France