Don’t Miss Whale Watching In Maui

Don’t Miss Whale Watching In Maui

Don’t miss whale watching in Maui! Each year humpback whales migrate to the islands to breed and to give birth to their young. It’s a privilege to be able to view these beautiful creatures so close up.  [Read more…]

Breathtaking Haleakala National Park Sunrise

Breathtaking Haleakala National Park Sunrise

When in Maui you can’t miss the breathtaking Haleakala National Park sunrise from the islands highest peak. At 10023 feet (3005 m) above sea level the summit of Haleakalā will leave you speechless. [Read more…]

Our Trip To Hawaii And San Francisco

Our Trip To Hawaii And San Francisco

Last week Lynne and I returned from our trip to Hawaii and San Francisco. It was an amazing trip of a lifetime for us both. Here’s our Hawaii and San Francisco trip itinerary and how we fitted everything in to our two weeks.   [Read more…]

Meall Chuaich, Drumochter Winter Hillwalk

Meall Chuaich, Drumochter Winter Hillwalk

Meall Chuaich, Drumochter isn’t exactly the most exciting Munro to climb if you go by some of the descriptions of it. However that depends very much on what kind of weather conditions you get! [Read more…]

Summer Holiday In Cornwall

Summer Holiday In Cornwall

This post is all about our summer holiday in Cornwall. Great walks, picturesque little villages, white sandy beaches and lots of fresh air. Of course it wouldn’t be a summer holiday in Cornwall if you didn’t enjoy the odd Cornish cream tea too! [Read more…]

Lochnagar Weekend

Lochnagar Weekend

Check out this Lochnagar weekend post for stunning images of Scotland and in particular the Scottish Highlands at their (nearly) very best! Let Lady Lynne and I be your guide leading you up one of our most famous mountains, Lochnagar – just remember to pack your waterproofs! [Read more…]

Views Of Liverpool

Views Of Liverpool

These views of Liverpool are taken from a recent short trip to that port city in the north west of England. A city with a rich cultural and industrial past situated on the Mersey Estuary. Home of the RMS Titanic and many other such famous liners. These views of Liverpool show how it’s maritime past helped shape the vibrant city it is today.     [Read more…]

Views of Oban

Views of Oban

Views of Oban and a recap of a few restful days spent staying at the seafood capital of Scotland. There’s plenty of walking to keep up an active lifestyle here as well as much delicious seafood to be had! You’ll find plenty of pictures of both, the views of Oban and the seafood we ate here. [Read more…]

Carlisle to Bowness on Solway

Carlisle to Bowness on Solway

The Carlisle to Bowness on Solway part of Hadrian’s Wall Path is the last 13 miles of the path if you are walking it from East to West. You can enjoy long walks along country lanes and through country fields as well as the sights and sounds of nature, the River Eden and the Solway estuary marshes all offering peace and solitude. [Read more…]

London Bus Tour

London Bus Tour

Hey folks, join me today for a London bus tour around all the main sites of the capital city of the UK! Lady Lynne and I were there last weekend on a quick getaway for a change of scenery, some great food and to see a show too. [Read more…]

African Adventures Pt.4 Zanzibar Spice Tour and Final Days

African Adventures Pt.4 Zanzibar Spice Tour and Final Days

You can’t go to Zanzibar without going on a Zanzibar spice tour like we did during our final days spent on the beautiful island. Spices, in particular cloves, account for nearly half of Zanzibar’s GDP. The island has a number of thriving designated spice plantations definitely worth visiting. Lady Lynne and I were lucky enough to visit here in December as part of our continuing trip of a lifetime. [Read more…]

African Adventures Pt.3 Zanzibar – Wildlife and Sightseeing

African Adventures Pt.3 Zanzibar – Wildlife and Sightseeing

Zanzibar – wildlife and sightseeing was next on our itinerary. Zanzibar island, situated approximately 25 km off the mainland coast of Africa is home to the red colobus monkey as well a thriving spice trade and the world heritage site of Stone Town. Lady Lynne and I were lucky enough to visit here in December as part of our continuing trip of a lifetime. [Read more…]

African Adventures Pt.2 Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

African Adventures Pt.2 Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in south-western Uganda. It’s home to almost half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population. Lady Lynne and I were lucky enough to visit here in December. As part of a trip of a lifetime. [Read more…]

African Adventures Pt.1 Glasgow to Uganda

African Adventures Pt.1 Glasgow to Uganda

Glasgow to Uganda was the first stage of the recent trip of a lifetime that Lady Lynne and I went on, earlier in December. Our main purpose was to go and see the mountain gorillas of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda and then have some time exploring and relaxing on the beautiful island of Zanzibar. [Read more…]

Autumn weekend in Edinburgh

Autumn weekend in Edinburgh

Hey Folks, I’ve temporarily hung up my chef’s apron, but don’t worry it’s just for this week! So today, I’m sharing with you some pictures and highlights, of an autumn weekend in Edinburgh, last weekend precisely, when Lynne and I were able to get away for a short break. [Read more…]