• Europe,  Scotland,  United Kingdom

    Covid-19 Lockdown: Travel Closer To Home

    First of all, if I knew my trip to Berlin in late December would still be referred to as “my last trip” in June, I would have stayed more than an extra night! That aside, since the UK Coronavirus lockdown began, I have been fortunate enough to be still working full time in the office. So, thankfully, I have managed to keep my mind busy and focused throughout this somewhat surreal time in all our lives. To be honest, I originally thought I would maybe have had so much free time. I had plans to improve my Spanish (from terrible to not terrible), learn how to play the Ukelele and…

  • Entrance to Glasglow
    Europe,  Scotland,  United Kingdom

    Glasglow: Festival Of Lights

    Since 2018 Glasgow has been home to Glasglow. This is effectively Glasgow’s festival of lights, brought to you by itison. The event is set in Glasgow Botanic Gardens. The festival takes the Botanic Gardens and amazingly transforms them into a magical world of sound, light and fantasy. Although only 2 years young, Glasglow attracts a large audience. In the event’s first year, they managed to sell 75,000 tickets over the course of the event. This is by far the city’s biggest Halloween event, and it’s growing. Unlike the other itison event, Elfingrove, which is more geared towards a younger audience, this really is fun for all the family. I attended…

  • Waterfall at Devils Pulpit
    Europe,  Scotland,  United Kingdom

    Devil’s Pulpit – A Day Trip From Glasgow

    When living in the central belt of Scotland, it is easy to forget about the beautiful scenery located right on your doorstep. I have lived around Glasgow all my life, and only recently actually heard of the Devil’s Pulpit. Immediately, my other half and I agreed to go one weekend. And this has become one of my favourite locations around Scotland and, in my opinion, the best day trip from Glasgow. From my experience of meeting people who have visited Scotland, there is plenty of people who only travel to Edinburgh, see the sights, and then move on, without seeing any other part of Scotland. There is so much more…