Scotland: An Exquisite Stay at Nira Caledonia, Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a fantastic city and one that we have visited previously. However, and I’ll be honest, it was a weekend with friends to watch the rugby, drink an obscene amount of beer and cheer on our team. Therefore, we did not get to fully experience the city and see what wonders it has to offer. So, when we were invited to stay at the luxury boutique award winning Nira…


Scotland: The Horseshoe Inn, Peebles

After spending the afternoon in Edinburgh on a freezing cold November day, we headed the short distance, 18 miles to be precise, to The Horseshoe Inn just on the outskirts of the charming Scottish village of Peebles. The Horseshoe Inn is a ‘Restaurant with Rooms’  and was originally a Blacksmith’s smiddy while the village’s former Victorian Primary School has been converted into eight individually decorated, luxuriously appointed bedrooms, making it an…

Scotland: Harajuku Kitchen Japanese Bistro, Edinburgh

Finding good Japanese food is difficult. So when we were invited along to Harajuku Kitchen Japanese Bistro on Gillespie Place, Edinburgh who had just won the accolade of Best Japanese Restaurant in the UK, we were very excited to try their offerings. Harajuku Kitchen fuses traditional family recipes that have been passed down for 3 generations, with innovative AA rosette level flair.

Scotland: Trigony House Hotel, Dumfries

Trigony House Hotel stands in the heart of the Dumfries and Galloway countryside in the South West of Scotland. Mr ESLT and I had the pleasure of staying at Trigony House Hotel the weekend before last, as we took a mini road trip through Scotland. Having read that the hotel has won many awards including – Best Country House Hotel, Best Restaurant & Best Breakfast in the South of Scotland…

Scotland: 6 Reasons To Visit

Scotland’s rugged highlands and unspoilt glens make this corner of the world one that’s admired from all over. Steeped in history and awash with adventure, Scotland is a hive of activity for both culture vultures and adrenaline-junkies. So whether you’re seeking a city-break in the culture capital or escaping to the captivating countryside, Scotland has something unique to offer each of its visitors.