In case you haven’t guessed, I’m a bit of a fan of travelling around my bonnie country; whenever I have a spare minute I love nothing more than jumping in the car armed with a camera, tripod and old pair of jeans (I’ve ruined more than I quite dare admit) to explore. But there’s just one teeny-tiny issue that sometimes gets in the way of my grand plans; the fact I don’t yet have a licence to drive (I’m working on it, promise).
It’s a decision that’s led to many a weekend sulk at home when I’m unable to visit far off places; trading sunsets and adventure for Saturday night TV and last night’s dinner. Being reliant on my oft-weekend working partner and friends to visit places means missing out on some of the best views this country had to offer, or so I thought.
In case you haven’t guessed from my numerous references basically everywhere (and the word finding all over my Instagram), I’m not originally from round these parts. Ever since I moved to Scotland’s biggest (and in my eyes bonniest) city nearly a YEAR ago (that is terrifying), I’ve made it my mission to uncover as much of Scotland’s diverse offering as I can; grabbing any opportunity to jump in the car with my partner to scale mountains, try whisky, sail boats or generally just drive as far as various A-roads will take us. Glasgow’s been no exception to this but, with such an incredible country to explore, I feel I’ve neglected the city I love to call my home and have made it my mission to make the most of it this summer through events, museums, eateries and more.
Here’s 5 things I really want to do in the city considering events, restaurants, culture, walks and general daytime activities. Continue Reading
One of the most picturesque and calming scenes in Scotland, Loch Lomond Shores lies just 40 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Glasgow city. With lots to do for families and children in the Balloch resort, I check out the local Sea Life Centre (for a second time) and give costs, travel and itinerary ideas.