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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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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Tyninghame Beach | Where East Lothian meets Tofino

Since we’ve moved to Scotland people seem to be obsessed with asking how awful the weather is “all the way up there”; let this blog post where I fangirl about Tyninghame Beach serve as proof that the weather is glorious…

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Our Scottish adventure list – 13 places to visit

You didn’t think I’d be in Scotland too long before putting together a Scottish adventure list did you? This beautiful country has just been voted the most beautiful country in the world by Rough Guide readers (and Canada came second?!…

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Mwnt beach, Wales

Mwnt beach has featured very close to the top of my ‘favourite places’ in the world list for years. Last week, I was talking to an American couple who had been traveling around the UK for a few weeks and…

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We’re moving to Edinburgh!

Last week, we got the news we’d be waiting on since the start of February; the University of Edinburgh made me an offer on the best masters course I’d found. I cannot tell you how many times I have refreshed…

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Going up the Wrekin / aka how unfit I am

In the Midlands, we have this saying “going around the Wrekin” which we use when someone is doing something a really long way, or if someone is rambling and taking forever to get to the point. It’s based on a…

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