When I was planning our trip to Brussels I knew I wanted to incorporate day trips to both Antwerp and Amsterdam into the itinerary. After studying Flemish art and the Renaissance in Northern Europe extensively at university in St Andrews I had racked up more than a few churches, buildings and sculptures I wanted to explore in all three cities. Booking.com … More Antwerp, Belgium
For photographs and a breakdown of my trip to Edinburgh, click here. Cost For a one bedroom apartment I paid £56 per night, however I think I was extremely lucky with this price and the accommodation averages for closer to £100 per night. This is pretty expensive, however for the quality of the room you get … More Destiny Scotland – George IV Apartments (Edinburgh, Scotland)
For photographs and a breakdown of my trip to Ella, click here. Last June, Paul and I travelled to Sri Lanka for just over two weeks. During our time there, we visited the mountain town of Ella. With its rolling hills, hiking trails and plenty of restaurants, we loved every second of our stay there. … More Ella’s Edge Resort (Ella, Sri Lanka)
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)
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
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
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
Full post still to be written. For a review of where to stay in Fort William, click here.