Venachar Lochside café/restaurant situated in the Trossachs won the best casual dining award in this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards so last weekend we decided to go on a wee tour and sample their lunch menu. As its name suggests, the restaurant sits on the banks of Loch Venacher, just a few miles from Callander in…

Copenhagen City Break After selling the shop and enjoying a bit of travelling it’s back to work next week after 5 months off. Our mini work gap has been such a great experience and we would certainly recommend it! With just over a week to go before our return we started to get itchy feet…

Situated right in the heart of Glencoe village just a stones throw from the thatched folk museum is Glencoe Cafe, a delightful coffee shop serving delicious snacks, lunches and cakes. I can’t quite believe that this was my first visit to the cafe as it has been around for a while. New owners took over…

New ticket sales record set as Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival events go on sale to whisky-loving public Ticket sales for the 2016 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival have set new records, with over 2,700 tickets valued at almost £75,000 being bought within the first hour of their launch this week. Just 10 minutes after…

Easter Weekend in the Highlands. A visit back to Inverness. Saturday The River Ness and the Castle Our fabulous room for the weekend – Kingsclub at Kingsmills Hotel – such a relaxing retreat  Brilliant Shower and also a bath The view from our room and balcony over the golf course.  The room. …

    If you are planning on visiting Edinburgh in 2015, feel free to email us and hopefully we can help with a few recommendations for places to eat out in the capital. We often find it so difficult when visiting foreign shores, with so many options available and so little time to make the right…