East Lothian, Scotland

A fabulous Scottish gin tour at NB Distillery

We were recently invited to NB Distillery in East Lothian for a Scottish Gin tour. We love Scottish gin, so jumped at the chance to visit the home of NB Gin for one of their five-star 'Ginspiration Tours'. NB Distillery, North Berwick NB Distillery is located in a pretty rural setting a stone's throw away… Continue reading A fabulous Scottish gin tour at NB Distillery

East Lothian, Fife, Scotland

Puffin spotting on the Firth of Forth

The Firth of Forth is a steely, grey estuary which flows into the North Sea. It's fringed by Fife to the north and the Lothians to the south. I've spent my entire life living next to it. One of my earliest memories is of 3-year-old me paddling in its chilly waters, wearing a wee woollen… Continue reading Puffin spotting on the Firth of Forth

East Lothian, Foxlake Adventures, Outdoor Activites, Scotland

Wakeboarding in East Lothian with Foxlake Adventures

Life as a Scottish travel blogger is never dull. It's a constant blur of new people, places and experiences - I LOVE it.  No two days are the same, and you never know what to expect next.  It's the unexpected that thrills me.  So, with the scene sufficiently set, let me share my most recent… Continue reading Wakeboarding in East Lothian with Foxlake Adventures

Archerfield Walled Garden, East Lothian, Food & Drink, Scotland

Fairies and blue skies at Archerfield Walled Garden

Escape to Archerfield Walled Garden Last week, on my Wednesday afternoon escape from the racing of the rats (hooray for flexible working patterns) we did what we often do - headed to East Lothian.  We frequently leave a grey skied Edinburgh behind, and are greeted by lovely blue skies when we visit East Lothian.  Last… Continue reading Fairies and blue skies at Archerfield Walled Garden

Castles & ancient ruins, East Lothian, Scotland, Things to do

East Lothian – Ice-cream fit for the Ambassador’s reception

On Wednesday the sun beat down on Scotland and as I finish work at 11:45am (on the dot) on Wednesdays Mr G, the Wee White Dug and the Teen were waiting outside the office to whisk me away for an afternoon of fun in the sun.  We headed eastwards to our favourite half day stomping… Continue reading East Lothian – Ice-cream fit for the Ambassador’s reception