Road Tripping Scotland: Exploring All The Castles of Aberdeenshire

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When we decided to visit Aberdeen, I gotta admit, it wasn’t the city itself that held appeal. Instead, Aberdeen promised to be a fantastic base location to explore some of the amazing castles that can be found in the Aberdeenshire region. Craigievar Castle Our first stop was the utterly Disney-esque Craigievar Castle. Built in around […]

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Road Tripping Scotland: Edinburgh to Aberdeen via the Fife Coastal Route

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There honestly aren’t any words to describe just how ecstatic I was to go back to Scotland. I first visited the home of ‘Nessie in 2012 and quickly fell head over heels in love. I can still remember getting into Edinburgh and stepping off of the airport shuttle and feeling an overwhelming sense of home […]

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The Ultimate (and updated) Solo Travellers Bucket List

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The last time I sat down and actually wrote down my bucket list, it was 2017! Two years later and I have actually managed to tick off quite a few more of these items, and added even more things to the list, because of course I have! So, here is an updated bucket list with […]

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Plastic Surgery: A Pre and Post Op Diary

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Well, its not exactly travel related, but it’s Elle related, so I figured that it was okay to write about my experience with reconstructive plastic surgery on this blog. Basically, this post is going to be a collection of small diary entries from three weeks before my first surgery until I am six weeks post […]

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Day Five of Driving Iceland’s Ring Road: Bathing in Beer + One Last Waterfall

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We were able to spend our 10 days in Iceland on a relatively affordable budget, scrimping and saving almost wherever we could, however, on day five of our Ring Road adventure, we simply couldn’t resist doing a little splurging. Goðafoss We started the morning by heading out to one of my favourite waterfalls in Iceland […]

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Self Driving The Golden Circle + Nearly Killing Our Rental Car in the Process

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The Golden Circle is quite possibly the most common day trip to take from Reykjavik. The itinerary usually includes Gullfoss waterfall, Strokkur geysir and Thingvellir National Park. There is a good reason why these places are in such high demand – they are gorgeous! I had done this day tour on my first trip to […]

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