Edinburgh

“This was a townscape raised in the teeth of cold winds from the east; a city of winding cobbled streets and haughty pillars; a city of dark nights and candlelight, and intellect.” – Alexander McCall Smith Edinburgh is one of those of names that frequently pops up in the conversations I have with other travellers,…

Chateau de la Goujonnerie

“You make kingdoms and castles on your own” – Stephan Jenkins There’s something quite magical about spending a weekend in the French countryside, and that magic only seems to increase rapidly when your home becomes an impressive château filled with unicorns, glass hot air balloons, and a troupe of friendly and charismatic dogs. Earlier in…

Dorset

“Life is to be felt, not figured out. – Thomas Hardy” For the past 18 months or so that I’ve lived in the UK, I’ve been asking people where I should visit. Which sights to see and places to explore and Dorset almost always popped up in the answers. I’d heard about it before, about…