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10 things to do in Edinburgh in the Summer

I quite often get messages on Instagram from people looking for recommendations of things to do in Edinburgh. People tend to visit the city during the summer months to make the most of Scotland’s (rare!) sunshine, to visit the Edinburgh…

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Dunrobin Castle: A Scottish Fairytale

‘You, my fairytale, my book to never finish. Let me linger in your story ever longer.’ {Atticus} If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll no doubt be aware of Dunrobin Castle. It’s one of my favourite places to visit and…

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Exploring the Pentlands with Eastside Cottages

When Eastside Cottages contacted me about staying in one of their gorgeous countryside retreats, I didn’t hesitate. I’ve always wanted to see more of the Pentlands and this seemed like the perfect opportunity to explore some of the gorgeous countryside…

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The Pitt Street Market

Edinburgh has been treating us to some gorgeous weather lately – lovely long days filled with sunshine and blue skies. Dare I say it? *whispers* I think summer might be on the way! I’ve had a few messages on Instagram lately asking…

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Paris is Always a Good Idea

  ‘Mine was the twilight and the morning. Mine was a world of rooftops and love songs.’ {Roman Payne} ‘Paris is always a good idea.’ {Audrey Hepburn} I first fell in love with Paris watching Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina. To a…

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A Highland Road Trip

One of my resolutions for 2018 was to see more of Scotland. Having finally bought a car last year, I’m determined to put it to good use – mainly through weekend road trips! Edinburgh is such a great base to…

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Harry Potter Flat in Edinburgh

Have you ever loved a book so much you wish it was real? That’s how I feel about Harry Potter. If you’ve followed my Instagram for a while, you’ll know I’m a bit of a Potterhead (okay, that’s the understatement…

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Golden Hare Books

‘You see, bookshops are dreams built of wood and paper. They are time travel and escape and knowledge and power. They are, simply put, the best of places.’ {Jen Campbell} I am often asked on Instagram for recommendations about what…

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A Snowy Day in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is beautiful all year round. It really is. There’s the spring cherry blossom along Middle Meadow Walk, the hustle and bustle of the summer’s festival season, and the golden riot of autumnal leaves in Princes Street gardens… Even in…

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A Winter’s Tale: the Highlands

As all good stories do, this one started with a road trip. I personally love hitting the road. Give me a Spotify playlist and a flask of tea, and I’m good to go. The road north from Edinburgh to Inverness…

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