Rediscovering Dundee post-lockdown

Paid partnership with Visit Scotland POST-LOCKDOWN 2 I think over the past year we’ve all learned something about ourselves and, for me, there’s been a realisation that life is really, really, good – the simple things, such as baking with the kids, walking the dog on a sunny day, and gossiping with my closest friends… View Post

Staying in a suite

Do you ever feel like you need to totally, 100% over-indulge? Like, really just let loose and treat yourself? Sometimes it’s okay to live it up for a couple of days. And, sometimes, it’s exactly what we need. When Apex Hotels invited me to stay in one of their new suites at the Temple Court… View Post

24 hours in London

Last Sunday, I went to London for an overnight stay (a paid collaboration, more coming soon) at the Apex Temple Court hotel. Of course, I took the award-winning photographer husband along for his company as well as his handy camera work. (His award is for photography skills, not husband skills, but he does actually deserve… View Post

Weekending in the Scottish countryside

THE WHERE AND WHY You know when you want to get away, but you just can’t face the hassle of travelling far? Well, that feeling – paired with heading into the third trimester – means that minibreaks and staycations are the way forward right now! Dunkeld is a quaint little village in the Perthshire countryside… View Post

Travelling in style on the Orient Express

Winning an Instagram competition is never an expectation upon entering, but to win a trip on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is almost beyond belief. (Thank you, Aspinal of London.) A once-in-a-lifetime kind of trip, travelling from Venice to Paris on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is the stuff dreams are made of, and is one of the ultimate… View Post