Ballindalloch Castle

Continuing on my tour around some of the most remarkable and magnificent castles in the Scottish Highlands – next up was Ballindalloch Castle. Erected in 1546 and resorted in 1850, the castle is situated in the heart of Speyside and known as the ‘Pearl of the North’, with the River Spey and Avon running through…

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Cawdor Castle

It has been six months since I took the rather daunting decision to relocate from a chaotic city life in London to the simplicity of country living in the Scottish Highlands. Making sure I take pause to connect with and discover my surroundings, I have been on an expedition to explore as many Scottish castles…

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Antique Shopping

One of my absolute favourite things about moving up to the Scottish highlands is the great mix of antique and vintage finds tucked away in little treasure troves like this place, a stones throw from Inverness, just off the A9. A charming collection of everything from furniture to smaller collectible pieces, it is a step…

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Amsterdam

OUR CHALLENGE Two days in Amsterdam and our challenge: to squeeze in as much sightseeing as we can! This meant waking up super early and our first stop, the Anne Frank House. Top Tip: We had booked our tickets online very last minute, which had meant the only time slot available was at 9am (hence…

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Casa Cook Kos

This summer I took a trip to the greek island of Kos and stayed at the most delightful and relaxing hotel – Casa Cook Kos. The sister company to Thomas Cook, a unique, modern and calming boutique hotel has been created. As an interior design enthusiast, it is safe to say I was obsessed with…

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