Have an Eggscellent Easter

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If you’re looking for activities to keep the kids busy over the Easter hols then look no further. We’ve rounded up the best of what’s going on in Scotland this spring. For the Scavengers Easter wouldn’t be Easter without a good old-fashioned Easter Egg Hunt. Cadbury and the National Trust […]

10 easy steps for a healthy lifestyle

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If you’re feeling sluggish, run down and lethargic, it could be time to take a look at your daily routine – and how you can switch things up to inject some energy and happiness into your life. Here are a few habits you could change to boost your wellbeing. The […]

Get happy in Dumfries

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Who would have thought it? Dumfries has just been voted the happiest place in Scotland. Sure, we have to thank Dumfries for giving us Calvin Harris but what else has this little market town got to offer that makes everyone so chipper? Is it possibly the picturesque castles and the […]

Fun Fact Friday: Air Travel

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Summer, summer, summer time – summer time! Right, enough of the Fresh Prince tunes and let’s get on the plane to our next destination. Whether you don’t mind flying or you can’t get over the (completely rational) fear of being 38,000 feet in the air, we’ve got some fun facts to […]

The bookshelf update

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After some reading inspiration? We’ve rounded up some of the best titles to keep you busy in the last few weeks of the holidays.   The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead This critically acclaimed book explores the brutality of slavery from the perspective of African slaves in 19th century America, who […]

Adventures from a remote Scottish island

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They say patience is a virtue, and patience is certainly required when travelling to one of Scotland’s smallest and wildest islands, where deer outnumber the people who call the Isle of Jura home. Warm Welcome After a lengthy yet scenic ferry to Port Askaig in Islay and a brisk five-minute […]