Life · Travel

Seven steps to sustainable tourism

When Upfluence, in collaboration with the UN and Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) got in touch about international biodiversity day, I knew I wanted to support them in their cause. So I signed up to their thunderclap to raise awareness, but tweets can often get lost after they’ve stopped trending, so I thought I’d write… Continue reading Seven steps to sustainable tourism

Eating Out · Europe · Travel

A mini guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, home to Mary Queen of Scots, still hosting a royal residence and flagged by beautiful rugged Scottish landscape. The waters of firth of forth to the north and Arthur’s seat to the East to name the most notable, but within this densly packed, compact capital, there is lots to see,… Continue reading A mini guide to Edinburgh

Eating Out · Food · Travel

The Gardner’s Cottage, Edinburgh

Every trip we take, we like to have one “fancy meal” something we splash out a little more than we normally would, in the thought that we are there already and holidays are about treating yourself to something a little special, plus when we holiday, we walk… a lot, so I think we deserve it.… Continue reading The Gardner’s Cottage, Edinburgh

Europe · Travel

A mini guide to Skagen

The northern most tip of Denmark, where the crazy, untamable North Sea (Skaggerak) meets the still, calm Baltic (Kattegat), is where you’ll find Skagen, a beautiful destination, popular with Scandinavian holiday makers. You can certainly see why people turn up in hoards during the Summer moths, with stunning sunsets, beautiful coastline and deliciously fresh seafood,… Continue reading A mini guide to Skagen

Eating Out · Food · North America · Travel

Au Cheval, Chicago

Chicago, a buzzing city, arriving alone, a little bleary eyed and – being a worry wart in all big cities – clinging to any personal possessions for dear life. Last Summer Patrick and I – well, Patrick a few days later, hence the initial alone part – travelled to Chicago for a wedding, as well… Continue reading Au Cheval, Chicago

Life · Travel

Keeping active on holiday

As you well know, I love travelling! But often travel is associated with over indulgence, the classic ‘I’ll do exercise/start the diet when I’m back from holiday’ seems to come up far too frequently. So when To Tuscany got in touch about writing a post about incorporating exercise into travel, I thought it would be… Continue reading Keeping active on holiday