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10 Fun Facts & Observations About Lewis & Harris

Can you believe I still have things to write about Lewis & Harris?! After our trip in August, we have firmly fallen in love with the place, and I've written pretty extensively about our visit. (A little too extensively, according to a couple of people, but a thorough guide isn't always a bad thing, right?)… Continue reading 10 Fun Facts & Observations About Lewis & Harris

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Landscapes & History On Lewis & Harris: A Five Day Itinerary

Last month, we finally embarked on a trip to the Outer Hebrides - a very unintentionally overlooked area of Scotland for us. I was particularly excited to see the legendary beaches of Harris, along with iconic historical sites such as the Callanish Stones and the Gearrannan blackhouse village on Lewis. It's also one of the… Continue reading Landscapes & History On Lewis & Harris: A Five Day Itinerary

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Photo Friday: The Incredible Beaches Of Lewis & Harris

We just returned a couple of weeks ago from a fantastic trip to Lewis & Harris - our long-overdue first visit to the Outer Hebrides. I'd meant to do this post pretty much straight away, but apparently planning a wedding takes precedent over absolutely everything else in your life, taking up far more of your… Continue reading Photo Friday: The Incredible Beaches Of Lewis & Harris

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Glasgow: Scotland’s “Second City” That Shouldn’t Be Missed

When it comes to Scottish cities, it seems like Glasgow often falls to the wayside in favour of Scotland's capital, Edinburgh. To be honest with you (and this will come as no surprise), I do prefer Edinburgh; after all, I live here after years of yearning to move to the city. But it's not to… Continue reading Glasgow: Scotland’s “Second City” That Shouldn’t Be Missed

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Meres, Tarns & Waters: A Short Stint In The Lake District

Last month, we finally crossed the border for the first time in eighteen months - over to the beautiful Lake District. I hadn't been to the Lake District since I was eight years old, so my memory of it is patchy at best. I remember staying with my aunt & uncle and being allergic to… Continue reading Meres, Tarns & Waters: A Short Stint In The Lake District

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Photo Friday: Beaches Of Australia

I've had a week of throwbacks to Australia this week, which was started by a friend on Twitter asking people to post their favourite beach photos. I thought of Thailand, I thought of Portugal - I even thought of Scotland. But the one I couldn't get my mind away from was Australia, and therein lay… Continue reading Photo Friday: Beaches Of Australia

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An Update On My 2021 Challenges

It's about six months since I announced my goals for 2021, and if I'm honest even though I've been slowly working on them in the background, I had forgotten to check in on how I'm actually doing with them. Having decided to do a progress check post for the half-year mark, it's with some trepidation… Continue reading An Update On My 2021 Challenges

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Spending A Perfect Weekend On Skye

The first time I visited Skye, we only spent 24 hours on the island, and quickly learned that a day is not enough. Of course, I knew that before we went - I just wanted to see some of the highlights before we headed further north. This time, we spent a full weekend there, which… Continue reading Spending A Perfect Weekend On Skye

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Adventures In Assynt: My Favourite Area Of Scotland

We've had a *very* busy few weeks since lockdown lifted and we finally started to meander back in the direction of normality. I have loads to catch up on here so expect a flurry of posts coming your way with all our adventures, but I wanted to start where I left off - in Assynt,… Continue reading Adventures In Assynt: My Favourite Area Of Scotland

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Climbing Stac Pollaidh, One Of Scotland’s Best Hikes

A couple of weeks ago, I climbed a mountain! It's ridiculous that I hadn't done this in so long, given the amount of mountains there are in Scotland and how easy it is to climb some of them. Lockdown has stripped me of all my fitness, so despite deciding I'd start tackling some more munros,… Continue reading Climbing Stac Pollaidh, One Of Scotland’s Best Hikes