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Burano Island , Venice 

The island of Burano is a fantastic day trip from Venice. If you have time to spare in Venice, here’s why you should add Burano to your list!  Burano is an Instagram lovers paradise, it’s one of those places you seen online and think the photos must have been highly edited or photoshopped, but it… Continue reading Burano Island , Venice 

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The Things Foreigners Say to us Scots 

With dark hair and olive skin, most Italians assume I am one of them, until I open my mouth, they stare for a while, then the inevitable question comes out “where are you from?”  The land of haggis, Irn bru, William Wallace, where Harry Potter was filmed, the bagpipe playing county… still no? Ok I’m… Continue reading The Things Foreigners Say to us Scots 

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Who Inspired Me to Travel and See the World 

For as long as I remember, I’ve known that this heart of mine was meant to see this world. I love my hometown in  Scotland but it was just never enough, I knew there was more out there and I wanted to see it with my own eyes. As a youngster I was fortunate to… Continue reading Who Inspired Me to Travel and See the World 

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Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands 

For those of you who follow me on social media, you know I’m a proud Scottish lass and there is nothing better than heading to the highlands for some true Scottishness. The Isle of Skye, connected to Scotland’s northwest coast, is known for its rugged landscapes, picturesque fishing villages and medieval castles was the perfect… Continue reading Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands 

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Must Make Lake Trips from Milan 

Forget Italy’s gorgeous white sandy beaches, let’s face it, the Italian lakes are idilyc. Crystal clear waters with the perfect mountain backdrops in authentic Italian towns, what more could you want?  Romantic settings and beautiful whatever the weather, and all accessible from Milan in an hour and a half or less ! Here are my top… Continue reading Must Make Lake Trips from Milan 

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Where the Italian and French Riviera Meet 

When picturing where to visit in Italy, most people think of the stunning cities, such as Rome , the seaside retreats such as Sardinia and the rock side towns such as Cinque Terre. All equally beautiful, but all crowded with tourists during Summer. This Summer, we were invited to try something and somewhere different. Pigna,… Continue reading Where the Italian and French Riviera Meet 

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Cruise Diaries – Day 5 & 6 

Thomson Celebration  Day 5&6  Corfu & Montenegro  It definitely felt like the best was left till last on this cruise. Day 5, we arrived in Corfu, what a massive big port, and the cheapest duty free you will ever find in your life, particularly if you’re a smoker 😉  At Corfu port there is a bus… Continue reading Cruise Diaries – Day 5 & 6