Sunset at Yellowcraig Beach, East Lothian

Unpopular opinion; I love it getting dark early because it’s so easy to go sunset hunting. When the sun is setting at 10pm, I will be far too comfy to go out again. Yellowcraig Beach in East Lothian has quickly…

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How to safely & responsible watch wildlife in Canada

Having lived in the UK all my life, seeing a bear was top of my list of things to see in Canada – as it is for thousands of visitors. If you’re heading to Canada, or any country for that…

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Ben A’an – our first Scottish peak

“What on earth did I pick this walk for?” I thought to myself, as the sun beat down on us and we dragged ourselves up the steep path to the summit of Ben A’an. We decided to celebrate our anniversary…

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Been to Banff National Park? Can you help with my research?

Have any of you lovely lot been to Banff National Park? If so, do you fancy helping me out with my research for my masters dissertation? I’m looking at how visitors to Banff National Park are educated about responsible behaviour…

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Does Instagram impact people’s travel expectations?

I recently read a fantastic book called Manufacturing National Park Nature by Keri Cronin, which looks at how photography influences our expectations of national parks. It’s a seriously interesting read, with lots of pretty photos and postcards of Jasper from…

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Calton Hill – the best place to watch the sunset in Edinburgh

I’m ashamed to say it took us nine months before we actually got up Calton Hill at all, let alone to see the sunset When we first moved to Edinburgh we came up with my Mum and one of Daz’s…

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15 photos to inspire you to visit Morocco

My trip to Morocco is a perfect example of why it’s good to be pushed out of your comfort zone. It isn’t a place Daz or I would have considered visiting (primarily because it’s not Canada, duh), and I’m so…

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