Harajuku Kitchen, Edinburgh

Harajuku Kitchen is at 10 Gillespie Place, Bruntsfield Edinburgh and every Saturday at Stockbridge Market. Their dumplings are highly recommended!

Almondell Country Park

Just to the west of Edinburgh, and hidden in the valley of the River Almond, the Almondell Country Park is 97 acres of unspoilt woodland and spectacular views. It is beautiful whatever time of the year you visit.

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Maspie Den, Falkland

Once a hunting park for Stuart Kings and Queens, the Falkland Estate is very picturesque and a more than little spooky. Take a walk through the woods to Maspie Den.

Bonaly and Torduff

On one of the last sunny summer days for this year, we headed up to Bonaly and Torduff to walk the Water Walk, in the beautiful Pentland Hills Regional Park.

More than Souvlaki – Greek Food in Edinburgh

A guide to Greek food in Edinburgh featuring two of my favourite spots, Ola Kala and Spitaki

capital views & swanston

Swanston is a must visit Edinburgh village and with its location on the Capital View walk, makes for a lovely couple of hours rambling, especially when summer unexpectedly arrives!

Beauty at the end of the road: the Applecross Peninsula

You will absolutely love Applecross. Driving down the hill after braving the Bealach Na Ba, the sea is a spectacular blue, the view to Raasay and Skye clear and you’ll be looking forward to a drink outside the famous Applecross Inn.

A Botanic Garden with a family heart: Attadale Gardens, Wester Ross

The gorgeous Attadale Gardens form part of the Attadale Estate, a 30,000-acre highland estate which stretches from Loch Carron to the Applecross peninsula. A botanic garden with a family heart.

A Mini Guide to the Isle of Skye

Billow and breeze, islands and seas, mountains of rain and sun… Take a grand tour – The old man of Storr! Portree! That waterfall that goes over the cliff! Let’s go! Here is my guide to the Isle of Skye.

Mini Guide to: Eilean Donan Castle

A Mini Guide to Eilean Donan Castle.

fish and chips at anstruther

Anstruther is a pretty harbour town, famous for fish & chips! Located on the stretch of Fife coast known as the East Neuk, it is about 1.5 hours drive from Edinburgh and just south of St Andrews.

Edinburgh Apps

Find everything you need for your visit via some excellent Edinburgh apps.

the skylark portobello

The Skylark opened on Portobello High Street in July 2012 to feed the growing family population of Porty. Go for excellent brunch and a bracing walk along the prom.

Hailes Castle

Hailes Castle is hidden away in the most gorgeous location on the banks of the River Tyne just outside the pretty village of East Linton. One of Scotland’s oldest stone castles, dating from around 1220, it has had a fascinating (and horrific) history.