Day Trip to Niagara Falls

Taking a trip to Niagara Falls was one of the top things on my bucket list, so while we were staying in Toronto we allocated a day to visit the natural wonder. The Niagara district is located around an hour and twenty minute drive from Toronto so we decided the …

Visit to Culloden Battlefield

The battle of Culloden took place on 16th April 1746, which resulted in the Jacobite Rebellion being crushed by government forces. This also signified the last battle that would take place on British soil. This bloody, but short battle resulted in 1500 – 2000 casualties. Many of the Jacobite army …

Why you should visit Riga!

Riga, the capital of Latvia, is an interesting and unique city with an incredibly complicated past. We were lucky enough to grab return flights to from Glasgow for just £20 each and were so glad we jumped at the opportunity to explore this city. Here are our reasons why you …

Tips While Visiting Thailand

A few tips and facts we learnt while we were in Thailand that are good to know: Buddhism is the primary religion in Thailand by a long way. It is their belief that your head is precious (it is the closest part of your body to Nirvana) and that the …

Top Things to do in Inverness

Our hometown of Inverness is the capital of the Highlands in the North of Scotland. Inverness is popular for tourists to visit on its own, as well as a base before heading to the Hebridean Islands or begin the North Coast 500. We think that Inverness has a lot to offer visitors …

How To Survive a Long Haul Flight

The two longest journeys we have done are going from Edinburgh to Thailand, totalling 16 hours of travel, and Aberdeen to Hawaii which took over 24 hours. These included several of flights of varied lengths, from 1 hour to 11 hours, so we thought we would give our top tips for …

Why You Should Visit Khao Sok National Park

What is Khao Sok? Khao Sok National Park, located in Southern Thailand is an area of 739km containing dense jungle, limestone cliffs and the fresh water Cheow Lan Lake. This makes it the ideal location for a variety of different activities. Visiting the National Park is a great way to …

Best Sunrise In The World.. Haleakala Summit!

We’ve all seen the pictures of magical sunsets on Hawaii.. You know, the bright orange sky with the silhouettes of palm trees on the horizon, but what about sunrise? Well.. We thought we’d go and experience it from the summit of Haleakala, and it was the best we’ve ever seen! The …

The Road to Hana In One Day

In October 2016 we made the 13,500 mile round trip from Scotland to the US state of Hawaii, one of the furthest away points you can go to from our country. We didn’t know anybody else that had been there before so did all of our own research to establish …

Tips For Visiting Venice

Venice is an amazing and incredibly unique destination. It is a maze of hundreds of picturesque bridges and canals with no roads at all, and therefore no cars allowed either. Due to Venice’s’ popularity it can be quite an expensive place to go to.   Where to Stay When I …