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Switching Off: The Digital Detox

Thursday, 5 Oct 2017 | Views [308]

How often do you check your phone? Your social media? News websites? Do you sometimes feel you rely too much on digital technology? I certainly do, and I’ve started to wonder what effect that has on my happiness. So I had a look into a recent trend ... Read more >

Tags: relaxation, stress-free

A Classy Weekend Away – The Do’s And Don’ts

Wednesday, 4 Oct 2017 | Views [359]

As a younger man, my weekend’s away were always about how much time I could spend drinking with my friends. It’s certainly part of British culture to just be as drunk as possible whenever you’re off work, or travelling, or for some, ... Read more >

Tags: london, weekends away

How to spend your time in Poole

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | Views [296]

The South coast of England has long been the weekend away spot for Londoners. Particularly during the industrial revolution and right up to the 1960’s, prior to the availability of mass air travel, the likes of Brighton, Bournemouth and Poole were ... Read more >

Tags: england, islands, nature, poole, restaurants, speedway

Fantastic Things to do in Birmingham

Friday, 28 Jul 2017 | Views [543]

As stylish UK cities go, Birmingham can boast being one of the country’s coolest places when it comes to culture and the classics. Birthplace to revolutionary rockers such as Ossy Osbourne, Velvett Fogg and Black Sabbath, as well as a destination ... Read more >

Tags: birmingham, city break, day out, weekend

A Quick Guide to a Weekend’s Break in Glasgow

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 | Views [638]

A Quick Guide for a Weekend’s Break in Glasgow Whether you’re visiting Glasgow for some serious shopping, a stopover to the highlands or an enjoyable weekend getaway, the charming city is not short of things to do and see for the perfect ... Read more >

Tags: city, glasgow, shopping

A Long Weekend in Aberdeen

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 | Views [1130]

For anyone who reads my journals, you’ll know that while I absolutely love getting away and exploring different places, I can get equally excited by discovering my own country – Scotland. And that’s exactly what I’ve done again, ... Read more >

Tags: aberdeen

Business Away Days

Monday, 20 Mar 2017 | Views [778]

When you're as in to travel as much as I am, getting tied down to the one place can feel a little depressing when you've found you haven't been away for a good few months. The biggest barrier that many of us face when it comes to travel is getting the ... Read more >

Tags: hillwalking, outdorr, team building

Why Scotland offers great home renovation opportunities

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017 | Views [628]

For the savvy renovator, Scotland always has some fantastic opportunities on offer. From derelict castles looking for a new Lord, to country houses at knock down prices, not to mention quaint cottages and open plots of land for you to make your mark ... Read more >

Tags: aberdeenshire, home, scotland

Why You Should Consider Taking Your Next Holiday In The Trossachs

Saturday, 24 Dec 2016 | Views [312]

When the holiday season comes round, and everyone starts booking to go abroad, it’s all too easy to set your heart on somewhere in Southern Europe, such as Spain, Italy or Greece. A lot of us fail to remember that if you take a half hour drive ... Read more >

Tags: hillwalking, loch lomond, scotland, walking, west highland way

A traveller’s guide to Stirlingshire

Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016 | Views [465]

The ancient town of Stirling is one the oldest towns in Scotland, but from a tourist point of view is one of the hidden gems of Central Scotland. The surrounding area of Stirlingshire boasts a number of secluded spots and underappreciated points of interest.... Read more >

Tags: adventure, history, scotland, stirling

My Trip to Dundee

Saturday, 13 Aug 2016 | Views [292]

A while back, it dawned on me that, despite live in Scotland my entire life, I hadn’t actually seen that much of it. This upset me a little, so I decided to do something. Getting to know ones own country is something that ... Read more >

Tags: city breaks, dundee

Photos: Gap year

Friday, 8 Jul 2016 | Photo Gallery

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How To Save Money On A Gap Year

Friday, 8 Jul 2016 | Views [1044]

If you’ve ever been travelling then you’ll know how the costs can easily start to pile up. The average cost of a gap year is between £5,000 and £7,000 . Saving up for a trip is only half the battle, you also have to consider ... Read more >

The Midlands – England’s Best Kept Secret

Monday, 20 Jun 2016 | Views [353]

When international tourists visit the United Kingdom, there is a degree of bias that influences the hot-spots they wish to see. If you were to go to Beijing, and speak to people who might be considering coming to the UK for a holiday, you can pretty ... Read more >

Tags: city break, england, golf, history, midlands, museum, tours, town

One night in Manchester

Saturday, 18 Jun 2016 | Views [515]

Glasgow. Friday morning. 8:30 am. It’s a cold, it’s November, and weary commuters are trudging into work, determined to put in one last day of half-hearted graft before the sweet release of the weekend. I am one of these windswept, white ... Read more >

Tags: drinking, england, manchester, one night

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