West Highland Way (in 7 days) – Day 1. Milngavie to Drymen 12miles/20km

West Highland Way (in 7 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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Audley End House and Gardens – English Heritage Site

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 [...]