The Easter Rising

  In this weeks instalment of the Scottish History series we take a look at one of the most famous socialist and trade union leaders from Edinburgh who led the Easter Rising in Dublin,1916. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, James Connolly is a particular controversial individual who led a small rebellion in Dublin, Ireland. At the…

Key Landmarks to Visit

This week, I will be discussing some of the key landmarks that are worth visiting when planning your next holiday trip to Scotland. Although you may not be able to fully explore these places due to lockdown restrictions, these landmarks can still be enjoyed and admired if going for a walk or if you’re planning…

Top 3 Tips: Holiday Photography

With the impressive abilities within our smartphones today, almost everyone has the power to take incredible photographs. You do not always have to own an extortionate DSLR, just a little creativity. Our artistic passion usually presents itself when we escape normality and embark on a magical holiday. Capturing the beauty of our holiday destination to…

A Day in… Dundee

The perfect destination for a fun day trip during your holiday, Dundee is a lovely little city about an hour’s drive from most of our cottages. The home of “jute, jam and journalism” is becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations thanks to its fascinating history, lively city centre and numerous museums and attractions.…