Did you know that not too far from Glasgow and Edinburgh in Scotland is a beautiful moss covered, 100ft deep gorge, through which flows an almost ruby coloured river? This magic location, known both as Finnich Glen and the Devil's Pulpit (more on that soon), appeared in TV’s Outlander (as the location for Liar’s Spring), and also in the 2019 Detective Pikachu movie. It's … [Read more...]
Archives for September 2017
North Coast 500: Highlights of Scotland’s Epic Road Trip
Spanning a fabulous 500 miles around Scotland’s northern coast, the relatively recently launched North Coast 500 road trip is already being lauded as one of the world’s finest drives. As we’re huge fans of road trips, and this one is practically in our back yard, naturally Jess and I took the opportunity to hit the road ourselves when the official NC500 folks invited us to do … [Read more...]
Banksy in Bristol + Lots More Bristol Street Art Locations!
Jess and I currently live near Bristol. Naturally we’ve written about the area, and have put together a post detailing our favourite things to do in Bristol, as well as a detailed guide to attending the Bristol Balloon Fiesta. In this post though, we're going to be talking about Bristol street art, with a particular focus on Banksy in Bristol. Regular readers will of course … [Read more...]
The Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick: Seeing Puffins and More!
Jess has wanted to see puffins for a very long time, so when the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick, Scotland, offered us a trip on one of their bird watching tours at the start of puffin season, naturally we leapt at the opportunity. Since then we've actually visited twice, and done two trips with the Scottish seabird centre - one sea safari, and one landing on the … [Read more...]
What to Pack for the Galapagos
Heading to the Galapagos? Lucky you! These are some of our favourite islands on earth, and you're going to have an amazing time. Before you go though, you might be wondering what to pack for the Galapagos. Don't worry, we've got you covered. We spent nearly a month in the Galapagos, both on a tour and travelling independently, and our experiences gave us lots of ideas to … [Read more...]