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Forgan’s Broughty Ferry Review

What was meant to be a trip out for coffee and perhaps lunch in Aberdeen turned into a visit to the seaside village of Broughty Ferry! Yes, I'm aware that this was quite a reach, even for me. Broughty Ferry is nowhere near Aberdeen, in fact, it's onl ...

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Madame Mews Aberdeen

Madame Mews Thai Cafe was originally located at the indoor market on Union Street/Market Street and was one of the staple food destinations in the Market for years. Unfortunately, the Aberdeen Market closed at the beginning of the pandemic and we soo ...

Aperitivo Aberdeen

Aperitivo Aberdeen

I recently visited Aperitivo, an authentic Italian restaurant in Aberdeen. This was my first time in Aperitivo, which is a Tripadvisor top-rated Italian restaurant in the city so I had faith that this would be a great place to try for an evening meal ...

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The Esslemont

The Esslemont Bar and Restaurant on Union Street in Aberdeens city centre, opened late last year and claims to offer an all-day relaxed and sophisticated dining experience. I missed the original hype surrounding its opening and usually, that would fi ...

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Aberdeen Tolbooth Museum

The Tolbooth Museum Aberdeen is one of Scotlands best-preserved 17th-century gaols (jails) and one of the cities oldest buildings. It's filled with artefacts and stories of the local history, its prisoners and the crimes of times gone by.It's a fanta ...

Smoke and Soul Review

Smoke and Soul Aberdeen Review

We decided to broaden our horizons when it comes to eating out. It's somewhat of a bold statement but I'm sure that many of you can appreciate and relate to how easy it is to fall into the trap of always visiting the same handful of food places and h ...

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The Best Airbnb Choices in Inverness

If you are looking for alternative accommodation in Inverness, perhaps something a little different or more unique than your typical hotels then take a look at our best Airbnb Inverness options.We have chosen our top places to stay in Inverness i ...

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Turkish Kitchen Aberdeen Review

The Turkish Bar and Grill is a welcome new addition to the Aberdeen Beach Boulevard.As the majority of the eateries around the Queens Links area are chain restaurants which can be found elsewhere in the city, it's nice to have the option of something ...

St Andrews Airbnb

Best Airbnbs in St Andrews

Until quite recently, I had never visited St Andrews. I'm still not entirely sure why it took me so long as St Andrews is such an iconic location for many reasons and it is somewhere that everyone who has been, speaks of so fondly. I really had no ex ...

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Best Airbnbs in Edinburgh

Having lived in and walked the streets of Edinburgh city centre for many years, I often looked at and admired the grandeur and history of the buildings all over the capital city of Scotland.I spent a lot of my time wondering what these grand apartmen ...