The Ultimate Scottish Road Trip

When you live somewhere for a long time, and get stuck into a routine, I find that it's often the sights right on your doorstep that you take for granted; this, unfortunately, was the case with my time in Edinburgh. I reached the end of 4 wonderful years in the city when the sudden realisation … Continue reading The Ultimate Scottish Road Trip

The Ultimate Summer Festival Checklist: A Beginner’s Guide

September has arrived, and while summer seems to have bloomed late here in Portugal, festival season is drawing to a close. Time to woefully pack away the pots of glitter and bum-bags for another year, as you mourn the passing of yet another summer of crowded fields, overheated tents and disposable camera photos. Maybe you’re … Continue reading The Ultimate Summer Festival Checklist: A Beginner’s Guide

Menton: A Little Slice of Italy on the French Riviera

For many, the Côte d'Azur is a symbol of all things fancy. With its sleek, shiny yachts, its tiny, high-end boutiques and its towering yet elegant hotels, the French Riviera is a place for the elite. More frequently visited by families or Instagram influencers, there are few budget travellers who venture to this part of … Continue reading Menton: A Little Slice of Italy on the French Riviera

Ibiza: La Isla Blanca

One of the most famous and widely-visited holiday destinations in Europe, Ibiza means golden sands, bright blue waters, fiery sunsets and dancing until the day breaks. Although only a small island, you are never short of places to explore and untouched beaches to discover, and there is definitely something for everyone on offer - from the … Continue reading Ibiza: La Isla Blanca