Hiking solo on Arran

Hiking solo on Arran

They always say that solo hiking isn’t for everyone. Now that I’ve done it, I understand why… but I also know that it’s definitely one hundred percent for me!

When Dan signed up for a reverse five ferry challenge starting from Wemys Bay and ending at Brodick, the main city on the Isle of Arran, I knew it was the perfect excuse for me to go do a whole day of walking. I’ve never been to the island before and I never went off on my own either, so it just made sense to spend the day with some recreational hiking. Read on »

Hikes from Wentworth Falls

Hikes from Wentworth Falls

The best part of this Oz trip was undoubtedly going out into the mountains… after that, I never wanted to come back! These last three days were the most spectacular and relaxing out of the two weeks I spent over there, wedged right at the end of my time there. Melbourne, Canberra, and the one night in Sydney was all go go go, but as soon as we arrived in Wentworth Falls, I knew it was time to unwind. Read on »

Ringing in the new year in Granada

Ringing in the new year in Granada

I spent the last few days of 2015 exploring Granada in glorious sunshine. It’s difficult to believe that this city is the same size as Edinburgh, it has such a switched on urban feel to it. I visited it once before, back in my broke student days, and while I really made the most of the little time and money I had to see most sights, it felt like there was so much more to discover. Read on »