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19/08/17 Today we had a nice slow morning, a refreshing change from our usual hectic lifestyles. After a hearty breakfast and another long chat, we finally departed Edinburgh and hit the road for our cottage in the highlands. Despite taking up a good chunk of our day, the cross-country drive was a spectacle in itself. We cranked up the music and took in the breathtaking scenery, watching the stark change from English-style… Read More

The Plitvice Lakes are a sheer wonder to experience if you find yourself in Croatia. While, unlike other similar locations, you can’t bathe in the crystal clear waters there, it’s almost a good thing. The lakes are so well preserved and you can tell visitors truly respect this natural site. There are two main routes you can take and you can complete both in the same day, but if you truly want… Read More

The Scottish highlands are a true delight, and just as magical as you’d expect; there’s a good reason it’s been voted the most beautiful place in the world. If you can stand the high chance of heavy rain showers and a hell of a lot of driving, Scotland is worth adding to anyone’s list. While much of it looks similar, regardless of which loch you happen to be close to, it’s not… Read More

Lincoln is a beautiful, historical city in the county of Lincolnshire in the east of England. It’s not very big, but it’s crammed full of charm. There’s a surprisingly impressive amount of things to do in Lincoln. You can visit the castle and the cathedral while traversing cobbled streets. You can pay to go up the castle, but the walk through the grounds is free of charge. From these structures, you can… Read More

Salzburg, Austria, is one my favourite places I’ve ever visited in Europe. It’s a gorgeous city with plenty to do to keep you busy. We only had a few days here, so we couldn’t see everything, but here are my six recommendations for the best ways to spend your time in this fabulous part of Austria. THE FORTRESS Overlooking Salzburg from a large hilltop is an impressive fortress, with even more impressive… Read More