Travelling in style on the Orient Express

Winning an Instagram competition is never an expectation upon entering, but to win a trip on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is almost beyond belief. (Thank you, Aspinal of London.) A once-in-a-lifetime kind of trip, travelling from Venice to Paris on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is the stuff dreams are made of, and… View Post

What I wore in Venice

  What to wear in Venice at 21 weeks pregnant was, admittedly, a bit of a dilemma for me. At any other time (eg not pregnant) it would have been an easy decision – a pretty, ladylike dress, a nice bag, comfy summer sandals. At this stage of the pregnancy… View Post

Venice in 24 hours

What we did We walked – a lot. With only 24 hours in the city we knew walking would be the best way to experience the city, which is so visually pleasing. (It’s worth noting that Venice feels very safe, even in the smaller streets at night, in the dark,… View Post

An afternoon in Dundee’s cultural hub

Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee Dundee Contemporary Arts is firmly established as the centre point of Dundee’s cultural scene. A building that houses a bar, restaurant, galleries and cinemas, a shop, and workshop studios is bound to attract a loyal customer base in any city, but even more so when said… View Post

Wear the dress

This avenue of Cherry Blossom trees has become a bit of a Dundee tourist attraction over the past few years. In fact, even the locals flock to Dawson Park mid-May just to catch a glimpse of the path lined with pink, for family photos and pure enjoyment. I’m one of… View Post