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
When we visited Luang Prabang two years ago we both instantly fell in love with it. It was such a breath of fresh air from the overcrowded cities we had visited in East Asia and I was overwhelmed with how untouched the landscape was. We spent three days there and although we managed to pack a lot in … More 5 Things to do in Luang Prabang
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
Vang Vieng is having a major reboot at the moment, and although lots of it is under construction, it’s still a peaceful reprieve from the mayhem of Southeast Asia. We stayed in a beautiful new complex on the riverside, with incredible views of both the Nam Song river and the stunning Lao mountains. Cost For one night … More Villa Vang Vieng Riverside (Vang Vieng, Laos)
We arrived in KL after an arduous 20 hour journey from Ao Nang at 5am yesterday morning. The journey consisted of a car, two minivans, a tuk tuk, a coach and a taxi. Costing only £20 each, though, we can’t really complain. Our hotel, Citrus Hotel, is 2km out from the Petronas Towers and cost us … More Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The atmosphere was so different to anywhere we had visited so far – quiet, relaxed, and the people, locals or otherwise, were incredibly welcoming and warm. Luang Prabang is suitable to the size of Laos and absolutely minuscule in terms of land mass. It was beyond refreshing after several weeks of big cities swarming with … More Luang Prabang, Laos
Some photographs from my overnight stay on the Scottish Isle of Cumbrae last week.
During our three day trip to Budapest, we spent one of the days travelling to and from and in Vienna. We only had around 8 hours in the city, so we were limited with what we could see and where we could go. We got the train from Budapest Keleti which, thankfully, was across the … More Vienna, Austria