Edinburgh

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 city.I spent a lot of my time wondering what these grand apartments in the Old Town m ...

Aird Villa

Best Airbnbs Isle of Harris

With its turquoise waters and white-sand beaches, the Isle of Harris is the Caribbean of The Western Isles. You have probably seen the widely shared pictures and videos online of people saying 'I can't believe this is in Scotland!' and yes, I can con ...

Cafe 52 on the green

Cafe 52 Review

Whether you are new to the city or just looking for some great local restaurants to visit, Cafe 52 Aberdeen is one of the best I know and needs to be on your list! Located in the cities Merchant Quarter, Cafe52 opened over 20 years ago and is a fi ...

Northshore Croft Airbnb

Best Airbnbs on the Isle of Lewis

If you've spent any time browsing around this blog already then you'll know that we absolutely love the Isle of Lewis. It's where Lauren calls home and it's a place that's totally made me fall in love with it. Somewhere that we visit every year, some ...

Coffee Fudge

Coffee Fudge Recipe

I had a lot of reservations about making a coffee fudge recipe and I have to admit that it took me a couple of attempts with different measurements and different ingredients but I finally found a recipe that I love. Sometimes an idea doesn't alway ...

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Whisky Fudge Recipe

I have always been a huge lover of whisky fudge (or whiskey fudge to those that may not be from Scotland!). Even as a child, there was something that felt very grown-up and sophisticated about enjoying a little Scotch whisky fudge.I got the same plea ...

8848 Takeaway

8848 Aberdeen Review

Before the lockdown and these very strange and uncertain times that we have found ourselves in, I had never visited or ordered food from the 8848 Restaurant who specialise in serving Nepalese and Indian cuisine. Since lockdown, well, we have probably ...

Cognito on the Corner

Best Breakfast In Aberdeen

The older I get, the more often I find myself searching Google for the best breakfasts in Aberdeen!Whatever the occasion, whether it's a cooked breakfast with the other half, boozy brunch with friends or catch up with family, I am always on the looko ...

Honey Challah Bread

Honey Challah Bread Recipe

Challah (pronounced haa-luh) bread is a braided Jewish bread which is usually eaten on special occasions and holidays. It's similar in looks to brioche but Challah bread is Kosher and can be eaten at any time, with any meal and it does not have any b ...

Biscoff Fudge

Biscoff Fudge Recipe

I remember years ago, the Lotus Biscoff biscuits were something that I only ever saw at the hairdresser. A little treat to go along with the cup of tea that you barely had a chance to drink. They were reminiscent of the speculoos biscuits that we use ...