Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux

One night in the Bordeaux countryside.  And if I could have stretched that one night into a week I would have believe me, but that one night alone at Les Sources de Caudalie was pure bliss…  We flew from Edinburgh to Bordeaux direct and hired a tiny car to nip around.  After two nights south in Biarritz we were back…
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Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte

If I could transport myself right back to the vineyards of Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, deep in the Bordeaux countryside, right now…  I would.  Secret cellars and 100 year old bottles and hand crafted barrels and French sunshine and delicious tastings and bike rides through the vines and a stone’s throw from my new favourite hotel… … top – Zara  …
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Helsinki photo diary

To be completely honest Helsinki wasn’t somewhere that was on my bucket list and probably not somewhere I’d ever really considered as a destination until I had the chance to go there.  Even when I was taking the short flight from Edinburgh to Helsinki with Finnair, I wasn’t really sure what was in store.  But in fact what awaited was the…
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Match Made in HEL

I’m not really sure I know quite where to begin with this post but yeah, that’s me, on the runway in Helsinki, with a jet…  Touch down on the most surreal, incredible trip to Finland. Let me just start by saying that Finland has been on my travel list for quite some time (I have two Finnish dogs after all)…
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Ye Olde England

A weekend in oldest England, and a visit to a nine hundred year old freehouse, with the oldest of friends, not 900 years old…  but since we were three years old. It rained and rained and yet somehow that made The Royal Standard of England seem more romantic – shaky tiles and red bricks covered in ivy and dark beams…
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