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Beltane Fire Festival: A Unique Experience In Edinburgh

The first time I heard of Beltane Fire Festival, whenever that was, I knew I needed to go. It sounded crazy, fun, and most of all, unique. So when we moved to Edinburgh, Beltane went straight onto my list of things I needed to do this year. The thing is, I had no idea what… Continue reading Beltane Fire Festival: A Unique Experience In Edinburgh

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My Top 10 Favourite Cities

As an island girl who was raised on a farm and rarely visited anywhere larger than Aberdeen as a child, I'm not much of a city person. Things have clearly changed, given that I've lived in two cities in the past year, but still - give me a mountain or island any day, or even… Continue reading My Top 10 Favourite Cities

travel musings

My Plans For 2019: Home, Abroad & Turning 30

2019 is going to be full of big plans. We'll be moving to a new city, hopefully permanently, and getting new jobs, hopefully permanent, and settling into an actual routine that resembles something of a normality for the first time ever - hopefully permanently! While I think I lived my 20's right, it was far… Continue reading My Plans For 2019: Home, Abroad & Turning 30

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Taking Time Out Isn’t Always A Bad Thing

It's a beautiful day outside, and here I am sat in my living room with no intention of going out. Say whaaaaaat? I'm sure most people would think, "yeah, so what?" rather than "say what" but if you know anything about me, it's that I'm not very good at doing nothing. But of course I'm… Continue reading Taking Time Out Isn’t Always A Bad Thing

orkney · scotland

50 Photos To Make You Want To Visit Orkney

Oh, Orkney. While visitors to these remote islands in Scotland are rapidly increasing year on year, in the online travel circles and particularly the blogging world, my home island of Orkney remains seriously overlooked. And yet I don't understand why. Is it because we don't have Instagrammable mountains? Is it because our beaches aren't quite… Continue reading 50 Photos To Make You Want To Visit Orkney

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2017 In Review: Challenges, Travel, Home & Blogging

2017 has been a funny one for me. I spent 10 months doing less travelling than I've done since I began travelling, but exploring lots of my own home and the UK, before suddenly visiting 3 countries in less than a month. But although travel hasn't been my number one priority this year, I've kept… Continue reading 2017 In Review: Challenges, Travel, Home & Blogging

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Clazz’s 2017 Challenges: December Update

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! It's been a tough time for a few of my friends, so my thoughts have been with those who struggled over the season, and those who are no longer here to enjoy it. I was thoroughly spoilt this year - Ash bought me a new laptop!! It's a… Continue reading Clazz’s 2017 Challenges: December Update