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A dog friendly Edinburgh break

I’m often asked "Is Edinburgh dog friendly?". Edinburgh is indeed a dog friendly city. Travelling as frequently as we do though, means we rarely spend time exploring Scotland’s capital with the boy. We were long overdue a stay-at-home weekend, so when Hotel Indigo invited us to review their boutique hotel on York Place we jumped at the chance.… Continue reading A dog friendly Edinburgh break

Argyll, Scotland

A Loch Awe hotel break: Taychreggan Hotel, Argyll

Many moons ago I stayed at a fabulous hotel on the shore of Loch Awe. Taychreggan Hotel had a reputation for fine dining, great service and stunning views. The 300-year-old hotel had started life as a drovers inn, and although it had gone upmarket, it had retained its old world charm. Fast forward a number… Continue reading A Loch Awe hotel break: Taychreggan Hotel, Argyll

Highlands, Scotland

Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel: six go hostelling in Gairloch

Hostelling Scotland recently invited us to discover the delights of exclusive hostel hire at their Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel in Wester Ross. It sounded like the perfect opportunity for Mr G and I to spend quality time with my daughters Abbie & Murrean (pronounced Murrin, but answers to Mo and Muzzer) and their boyfriends Stephen &… Continue reading Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel: six go hostelling in Gairloch

Highlands, Scotland

Five things to do when you Visit Wester Ross

Visit Wester Ross's latest campaign asks “Are you a West Coaster?". The campaign aims to showcase the region through the eyes of the people who live and work there. They hope to encourage visitors to slow down and discover what it means to be a West Coaster. Being on the popular North Coast 500 driving route… Continue reading Five things to do when you Visit Wester Ross

Glasgow, Scotland

A Glasgow city break with Hostelling Scotland

If you've followed this blog for a while, you'll know we're huge fans of Hostelling Scotland. Their accommodation is affordable, clean, comfortable and always slap bang in the middle of Scotland's most scenic locations. To date, our stays with them have been in rural locations or small towns, but that changed recently on a Hostelling Scotland… Continue reading A Glasgow city break with Hostelling Scotland