• Life

    2018 | Year in Review

         Well it’s the last day of 2018, so time to look back on the year! I quite like doing these annual reviews, just to pause and take stock of what’s been going on in my life, and see…

  • Travel

    Top Five Edinburgh Hidden Gems

          Edinburgh has so many attractions and locations to visit – for a small city, it’s pretty jam packed! Most tourists and visitors will head straight for the Royal Mile and the rest of the Old Town, and…

  • Travel

    Top Five Edinburgh Viewpoints

         Edinburgh’s skyline is pretty iconic – how many cities can boast that they have a castle built atop an extinct volcano? There are plenty of other stunning buildings too, including the Hub, St Giles’ Cathedral, the Balmoral Hotel,…

  • Introduction

    Introduction Hello there, come in, take a seat, have a cup of tea! Welcome to my little corner of the internet! Let me introduce myself! My name is Charlotte, and I’m 29 years old. I moved to New Zealand at…

  • Travel

    Roslin Day Trip | Scotland

         Autumn is one of my favourite seasons, but only on certain days! We’ve had a fair bit of wind and rain recently, which is less fun, but the clear, sunny, crisp days are beautiful, with all the stunning…

  • Travel

    Travel Inspiration | China

         China is such a huge country that you could spend months travelling through it and still not see everything. It’s also a country with a very unique culture, and a powerful, complex history. This means providing the ‘highlights’…

  • Travel

    A-Z of East & South East Asia

         I’ve written several travel themed A-Z posts over the last few years, including my current home city Edinburgh, my home country of Scotland, and my temporary home in Asia, Hong Kong. This time I’m widening the scope quite…

  • Travel

    Top 5 Asian Travel Experiences

         A few months ago, I shared my five favourite Asian cities that I visited during my time living over there, and then I shared my five favourite experiences while travelling Central America. While exploring Asia, I also had…

  • Travel

    Travel Inspiration | South Korea

         So despite the fact that I didn’t have the best of times while living in Korea, leading me to cut my year short, I do still think it is an interesting and beautiful country to visit. In the…

  • Travel

    A-Z of Scotland

         I’ve previously written an A-Z post about Edinburgh, as well as a few other places I’ve lived, but I thought I’d widen my reach and write one about my home country of Scotland as a whole. Edinburgh has…