A Long Weekend Road Trip to Plymouth (UK)

It’s been a busy couple of weeks! First Aaron and I had a long weekend in Plymouth followed by an overnight stay in London. Then I celebrated my birthday with a couple of days out, and finally my sister’s hen weekend in Disneyland Paris. Needless to say my blog has taken a bit of a back seat! πŸ˜… To get me back into the swing of things I thought I’d write a bit about all Read More…

Autumn Road Trip Playlist | Guest Post

Last week I covered my road trip essentials (as part of my staycation series) and this week the lovely Aisasami is talking about an Autumn road trip playlist. Missed a part of my staycation series? Catch up here. Aisasami is an American living currently in the beautiful city of Nagoya located in Japan. She has been enjoying the island nation for about six and half years. By day, she is a preschool teacher. But by Read More…

Road Trip Essentials

Last year I took a road trip from Edinburgh through the Scottish Highlands and up to Loch Ness. It was my first road trip without my parents and a great experience. I think I saw a lot more of the country than I would have by train or plane. I learnt a lot on that trip from what to bring, to road safety and how to prevent arguments with your passengers! So today I wanted Read More…

Edinburgh Zoo

Our second day in Edinburgh (and the third day of our road trip) saw us taking a trip to Edinburgh Zoo. We got up early, picked up some lunch to take with us and had some breakfast. Ah, the benefit of having our hotel next to a supermarket. πŸ˜‰ Edinburgh zoo was a short 10 minute drive from our hotel, on the outskirts of the city centre. Funnily, if we wanted to use public transport, Read More…

Edinburgh & The Castle on the Hill

After our trip to Alnwick, Ryan and I continued our road trip up to Scotland and our next destination – Edinburgh. We spent 1 and a half days in the city and another at Edinburgh Zoo (post on that to follow!). I got very excited when I saw the “border crossing” layby and insisted we pull over to take some photos. There’s also a layby the other side for those travelling into England. It took Read More…