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  • 24 hours in Alnmouth, Northumberland

    June 6, 2018

    Just over an hour south of Edinburgh, across the border is the sleepy, coastal town of Alnmouth. With its own train station, it’s highly accessible from both London King’s Cross and Edinburgh Waverley and is just a stone’s throw away from other beautiful towns such an Alnwick and Warkworth. 

  • Family trip to Edinburgh? I’ve got you covered.

    June 4, 2018

    Last weekend, my parents came to visit me for the first time since I made the big move up to Scotland. Miraculously for a bank holiday weekend, the weather was fully cooperative and the sun shone for (almost) the entire weekend. Having never been further north than Sheffield, it was brilliant to show my parents my new home and city.

  • What to do in Edinburgh Old Town

    May 15, 2018

    One of the most iconic and photographed places in Edinburgh is the stunning Old Town- home to Edinburgh Castle, the Grassmarket, Holyrood Palace, numerous museums and the Scottish Parliament to name but a few. It is a vibrant and bustling place- particularly in the summer months when the Fringe is in full swing and the streets are buzzing with city dwellers and tourists galore.

  • Forty-eight hours in London

    April 25, 2018

    One of the best things about London is that it’s so well connected. From Edinburgh you can catch a fast train that gets you to London in just four and a half hours, which does work out slightly quicker than flying and is the perfect opportunity to get stuck into a good old book and catch up on the odd email or two.

  • Snapshots from February

    March 1, 2018

    A slightly different format to my usual posts but have been playing with the idea of using photos as the center of a blog piece for a while.