Winter travel packing tips: how to pack light for cold weather

Packing light for a cold weather trip We're off somewhere cold for New Year. That's all I have been told so I have an idea of what to pack!  So, packing for somewhere cold and packing light as we are saving cash and taking hand luggage only - no challenge there! But how can you

Kelvingrove art gallery & Museum organ recital Christmas

A festive day at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

Organ therapy in the heart of the west end! A trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum is, of course, worth it for all the paintings and exhibits on display (Mr Foodie previously wrote about visiting here) but if you time your visit correctly then you can also enjoy free recitals on the (over) 100-year-old organ,

Lokrum island day trip Dubrovnik Croatia

Travel: Day trip from Dubrovnik to Lokrum Island

Escape the crowds in Dubrovnik with a trip to Lokrum Lokrum island is just off the coast of Croatia, considered a nature reserve and special forest vegetation reserve, it's a short ferry ride from the town of Dubrovnik which can get VERY hectic during the summer when the cruise ships dock so take the ferry

Camping prep tips

Travel: 5 ways to prep for a camping trip

5 Essential tips for preparing for a camping trip It's camping season so we have pulled out our camping gear from the back of the hall cupboard! Now, in the process of packing, we've put together 5 tips to help prep for a camping trip. These might seem a bit common sense like, but as

Game of thrones Girona self guided tour

Travel: Girona for Game of Thrones fans

Geek out on Game of Thrones sight seeing in Girona Girona is a beautiful city and an ideal destination for a short break in Europe.  If you are a Game of Thrones fan you should know about Girona.  The historic centre is extremely walkable and you can easily geek out at GoT sites from Braavos,

Dubrovnik City Walls what to see

Travel: Visiting the city walls of Dubrovnik

Wandering around Dubrovnik city walls My first, and so far, only visit to Dubrovnik was with my very good friends Mr and Mrs Foodie. We were staying in a local, family-run hostel in Lapad, 2 miles north of the historic centre, which looked onto the main port, where cruise ships dock daily in summer. The


Cherry blossom treats in Tokyo

One way to celebrate Hanami (Flower watching) and appreciate cherry blossom is to buy all the things sakura.  Tobu Railway has some suggestions on where to find souvenirs, gifts and sweet treats. Located at the base of Tokyo Sky Tree, TOKYO Solamachi will be holding a Sakura Gourmet Fair until 9th April. What seems like every type

Loch Lomond scotlands wild

#PackMoreIn 48 Hours in Glasgow & Loch Lomond

What to do in a 2-day break The days are getting brighter so it's time to get out and enjoy both city life and the countryside.  With Glasgow, you can do both. Enjoy the buzz of the city in Glasgow and then take a short hop to Loch Lomond for stunning scenery and tranquillity. Situated

Top 5 best packing light holiday tips

Top 5 Tips for packing light on holiday

Best tips for holiday packing I don't know about you but every time it comes to pulling out that suitcase,  my whole wardrobe wants to jump in! It seemed as if I really needed a pair of jeans for each day or that extra top.  Thankfully, I've changed and now have one of the sleekest,