My first look inside the V&A

INSIDE THE BUILDING The first thing that struck me about the interior of V&A Dundee was the expanse of space. The enormity of the inside was astounding. I hadn’t expected it to look so spacious, given the narrowing base of the exterior of the building (where the entrance is), but… View Post

Weekending in the Scottish countryside

THE WHERE AND WHY You know when you want to get away, but you just can’t face the hassle of travelling far? Well, that feeling – paired with heading into the third trimester – means that minibreaks and staycations are the way forward right now! Dunkeld is a quaint little… View Post

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