West Highland Way (in 6 days) – Day 1. Milngavie to Drymen 12miles/20km

Our very first day of walking the West Highland Way we have started at 8.30am on a Sunday at the end of April. The first day was actually a really nice and relatively easy walk. For the first hour we walked through Mugdock Country Park and it was very serene, especially walking though woodland covered…… Continue reading West Highland Way (in 6 days) – Day 1. Milngavie to Drymen 12miles/20km

Road trip in Devon & Cornwall. Part 1 – Exeter, Okehampton Castle & The Lost Gardens of Heligan

If you have seen my previous post, you will know that in April we have finally travelled to Devon and Cornwall. It has been on my bucket list for long now. We drove to Exeter on Thursday night and stayed in a lovely hotel just on the outskirts of Exeter – The St George and…… Continue reading Road trip in Devon & Cornwall. Part 1 – Exeter, Okehampton Castle & The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Beautiful Cornwall in spring – our three day trip

It does feel like a long time ago, almost previous life that we went to Cornwall. But it was in April which is only 4 months ago. We booked the trip to celebrate Calum’s birthday, I think I’ve given him my thing of not being able to celebrate my birthdays at home. I never had…… Continue reading Beautiful Cornwall in spring – our three day trip

Audley End House and Gardens – English Heritage Site

I remember being a teenager and my dad (whom I get my love for history from) dragging us around all sorts of castles and ruins around Latvia. Pretty sure there are still photos of me looking incredibly grumpy. So it is pretty ironic that in April we have signed up for membership with English Heritage…… Continue reading Audley End House and Gardens – English Heritage Site