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How To Spend 24 Hours In Edinburgh

How To Spend 24 Hours In Edinburgh

With it’s charming old buildings and quaint cobblestone streets, Edinburgh is the perfect place for a short city break. It has everything you could possibly want in a city; an historic old town, a new town full of high street stores for some retail therapy, […]

Snapshots of Scotland: Edinburgh in August

Snapshots of Scotland: Edinburgh in August

With its tall, imposing historical buildings and beauty on every corner, Edinburgh is the perfect place for a city break, especially during August when the Edinburgh Fringe – the world’s largest arts and culture festival – is in full swing. There’s no doubt that the […]

August Round-Up: Working The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August Round-Up: Working The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

For the whole month of August I was working in one of the venues at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. I won’t tell you which one as I work for them full time – we are one of the unusual venues if that helps you narrow […]

Liverpool City Guide: How To Be A Proper Tourist In The City

Liverpool City Guide: How To Be A Proper Tourist In The City

‘Tourists’ often get a bad rap, don’t they? They dawdle everywhere annoying locals. They’re always gazing up at the nearest tall building or stopping to take a photo of every pigeon or blade of grass they see. They’re always in the way and so inconsiderate. […]

How I Travelled Croatia On Just £300

How I Travelled Croatia On Just £300

Disclaimer: This amount doesn’t include flights, and I only spent £30 of the £300 on a deposit for a hostel in Dubrovnik- the rest came out of other money. I was talking to some ‘friends’ (long story) last summer and somehow we ended up talking […]

Why You Should NEVER Visit The UK In December

Why You Should NEVER Visit The UK In December

  I just don’t get it. There are so many other places to visit during December, why would you come to the UK? Here are a few reasons why a Wintery trip to the United Kingdom is a terrible idea: It’s too Bright- In December […]

Bloggers Tell You About…The Best European Christmas Markets

Bloggers Tell You About…The Best European Christmas Markets

This year I had big plans to go to a Christmas market both here at home in the UK, and also to one on the continent. A while ago I came so close to booking tickets to Berlin, and then I came close to booking […]