On being a tourist in Edinburgh

Having spent my university years just 50 miles up the coast in St Andrews I’ve been fortunate enough to visit Edinburgh many times. Rarely, though, did I go as a tourist; shopping, visiting friends, celebrating Hogmanay or catching a Fringe show or two took precedence and I somehow managed to neglect Scotland’s first city’s many … Continue reading On being a tourist in Edinburgh

A hitchhiking holiday in the Hebrides

Fáilte gu Alba (Welcome to Scotland) I recently made a resolution to visit more of the UK. Having met so many people whilst travelling in South America who expounded the marvels of their beloved Colombian countryside or regaled me with tales of their Peruvian provenance, I began to think that I needed to do more … Continue reading A hitchhiking holiday in the Hebrides