Vila Vita Parc – Portugese luxury in the Algarve

Rewind a few months and I received a message from Carrie – something along the lines of, ‘I need a few days away in the sun and was thinking – who likes the sun?  Wendy likes the sun…’.  Well, Wendy does like the sun and after visiting Portugal in June this year I had vowed to return.  Let’s just say, I…
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Scottish minibreaking – Inverness

I always love driving North.  Somehow it is like you are being lifted out of every day life and dropped into a Scottish movie.  Head North in October and you are in for an even bigger treat for the colours of the hills are a-changing… The drive from Kilmacolm to Inverness is more than a hop, a skip and a…
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Loch Ness in Autumn – history, myths and monstrous legends

Let me take you on a journey.  A journey of history, myths, breathtaking scenery and monstrous legends… Last weekend we found ourselves mini-breaking in Inverness and, naturally, exploring Loch Ness featured big on our itinerary.  Now I bet the loch is beautiful any time of year (in fact we chatted to a local who had attended a launch in the summer…
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In My City – a Glasgow guide with Fitflop

Living in the centre of Glasgow for around twenty years, and over a decade of that in Finnieston, meant that we developed a strong affiliation to our favourite haunts.  Fitflop asked me to take them, and you, on a little tour in their new F-Sporty II sneakers and I happily obliged.  You guys know I love my Fitflops, and I…
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Portugal travel guide – Carvoeiro

First up, don’t say I didn’t warn you, this may be my longest post ever…  but, my goodness, the Algarve coast is a beauty. Four nights in this curious mix of coastline; on the one hand teeming with tourism and on the other just pure, take your breath away, natural beauty.  Let me preface this by saying that I often…
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