Travel

The North Coast 500 – The home straight

This will be my final update on our North Coast 500 journey, though they’ll be plenty of other Scotland-based content to come from the great places we stayed after we completed the NC 500 route. The last post ended as ...
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The North Coast 500 – Reaching the north coast of Scotland

When I last left you on our North Coast 5000 journey we had stopped in Gairloch, just 150 miles in and starting to climb up the West coast. This next instalment of our journey takes us all the way up ...
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The North Coast 500 – The first 150 miles

A few weeks back we completed the North Coast 500 which is a 500 mile road trip around the north of Scotland. The guide book we bought estimated that this would take us around a week, but we took a ...
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How to be more present and mindful while travelling

As we sat at home last Friday night, glass of wine in hand, we found ourselves flicking through our photo album from our 2015 European road trip. I know, I know, the thought of a photo album that isn’t online ...
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How can you really get to know a destination?

Do you have a place in the world that you absolutely love visiting and always want to learn more about each time you go? Perhaps there’s a destination on your bucket list that you’ve always wanted to visit. I believe ...
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Our travel highlights from 2018

As 2018 is almost behind us, I thought it would be nice to take a look back over some of our travel highlight from the year just gone – especially with so much to look forward to in the year ...
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How to spend a budget weekend in Edinburgh!

We recently went for a long weekend break to Edinburgh, Scotland. The aim was to enjoy a city break on a budget, and we started this off in style with a nine hour overnight bus ride. The journey was a ...
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Beers, bands and beaches: Our weekend away in Perranporth

Last month we spent a weekend in one of our favourite places on earth, Perranporth. This is the second year we’ve gone down for the Tunes in the Dunes music festival that’s held on the beach there (the first year ...
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The 7 emotional stages of packing

We’re going away next week and that means one thing – I’ve got to pack! Some people will be experts at packing by now, others not so much. But one thing’s for sure, we’ve all been through these seven emotional ...
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6 reasons why travelling is good for your soul  

Travelling can influence our lives in so many positive ways. For us, it made us realise that we don’t want to spend our lives chasing money, or possessions, or saving for a house we can never really afford. We want ...
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