Scottish Hotel Awards 2018 Winners

Scottish Hotel Awards 2018 Winners

Winners announced for 2018 Scottish Hotel Awards Last night saw the The Scottish Hotel Awards Gala Dinner take place at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh and we were there to help celebrate the cream of Scottish hotels. Hotels, Inns, Bed and Breakfasts all manner of accommodation typesRead More…

Travel: Discovering the great outdoors in Durham – Day One

Travel: Discovering the great outdoors in Durham – Day One

Exploring the Dales of Durham Within easy reach of Glasgow and Edinburgh and further afield with links to Manchester, London and more, getting to Durham is an easy journey.   I chilled out on the direct train from Glasgow taking in the scenery of the coast down to County Durham.Read More…

News: Love Berlin? Easyjet Holidays have a 4 for 3 deal

News: Love Berlin? Easyjet Holidays have a 4 for 3 deal

Berlin Flash Sale – Stay Another Day: 4 Nights for the Price of 3 with Easyjet Holidays It’s no secret Mrs Foodie likes Berlin so I’m sharing this news from Easyjet Holidays  as it could save some £, or be the push you need to visit this amazing city. IfRead More…

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 1

Travel: Visiting Palma with a Post Office Travel Money Card – Day 1

Ordering a Post Office Travel Money Card When we travel abroad, we usually split currency between the two of us in case of any mishaps but we were recently asked if we’d like to try out the Travel Money Card from the Post Office, a pre-paid debit card backed by MasterCard,Read More…

Hotel review: Galgorm Resort & Spa, Northern Ireland

Hotel review: Galgorm Resort & Spa, Northern Ireland

Glorius Galgorm! Galgorm Manor Resort and Spa is a large country house hotel with leisure facilities located in lush grounds just outside Cullybackey near Ballymena in Northern Ireland. It’s a 45-minute drive from central Belfast / George Best City airport or a mere 30 minutes from Belfast International Airport. First impressions countRead More…

Hotel Review: Hotel Leipzig, Plovdiv

Hotel Review: Hotel Leipzig, Plovdiv

“…so bright, I gotta wear shades” That’s a comment from a Tripadvisor review, but did you know that this Timbuk3 song isn’t about an amazing future but rather an impending nuclear holocaust (there’s a cheery thought!)? It was, however, the first thing that came to mind when we visited Hotel LeipzigRead More…

Hotel News: USB Charger points for easyHotel

Hotel News: USB Charger points for easyHotel

Each time we go away I always say I’m going to keep x, y or z in the case so I’m not going argh I’ve left it behind.  But you know, I never do! easyHotel have polled holiday makers to find out what they have left behind.  Answers have  included FondueRead More…

News: The Plumpy Duck opens in Howwood

News: The Plumpy Duck opens in Howwood

The Plumpy Duck is new on the bill at the Bowfield Hotel Unlike the pun above, the new restaurant as The Bowfield Hotel & Country Club in Howwood, Renfewshire sounds great. A new restaurant called The Plumpy Duck has opened for business as part of a £1.5million redevelopment programme whichRead More…

Hilton Garden Inn’s new ReCESS restaurant

Hilton Garden Inn’s new ReCESS restaurant

Last night we ventured down to the Clydeside to sample some dishes at the Hilton Garden Inn’s newly renovated restaurant, ReCESS. Located beside the SSE Hydro, Admadillo and SEC, as well as the river Clyde. This is a top spot that can get ignored in the rush to go cityRead More…

Accommodation: Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel, Aberfoyle

Accommodation: Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel, Aberfoyle

Just 40 mins from Glasgow, but a world away in relaxation, is Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, on the outskirts of Aberfoyle on the shore of Loch Ard.  I was invited to stay to see all the improvements after a £3.5m investment (we had previously stayed here in 2015).Read More…