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The Ultimate 1 or 2 Day Pinnacles National Park Itinerary

Pinnacles National Park is such an underrated place to visit. Located just 2 and a half hours away from San Francisco, Pinnacles is an incredible weekend escape from the Bay Area. With rounded spires, vast rolling hills, surrealist rock towers, and talus caves to explore, you’ll never be bored at this national park. Ready to explore? Here’s my ultimate 1...

The Best Day Hike in Pinnacles National Park: Incredible Caves, Peaks, and More!

This hike in Pinnacles National Park takes you through the best parts of three iconic hikes, merging them all into the best day hike in Pinnacles! You get to climb up small steps carved into the rocks, through both beautiful and eerie talus caves, and to viewpoints of the vast valley beneath you. Ready to get hiking? Here’s what you need to know. The best...

The Ultimate Guide to your San Francisco to Santa Barbara Drive

The drive from San Francisco to Santa Barbara along Highway 1 is full of stunning coastal views and charming seaside towns. The best part about this road trip is that it’s incredibly accessible – all of the amazing sites are just off of the highway, making both stopping for breaks, making the most out of your trip, and navigating, extremely easy...

The Elie to Crail Coastal Walk Along the Fife Coastal Path

The Fife Coastal Path is a stunning multi-day Scottish coastal walk that takes you from Newburgh to Kincardine. The entire path takes around 9 days to complete, but the coastline is very accessible by public transport so you can break the trip up into stages! The section we chose to walk (and highly recommend for you to!) is from Elie to Crail. This section goes...

How to have the perfect North Berwick day trip

If you’re in Edinburgh, a North Berwick day trip is an incredible city escape. With stunning beaches and the most charming streets, North Berwick has plenty of things to do and places to see. Here’s how to have the perfect North Berwick day trip! Like this post? Pin it! How to get from Edinburgh to North Berwick One of the best things about a day trip...

11 Best Walks in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a city with a seemingly endless number of green spaces and walking paths to explore. Whether you’re looking for city escapes or the best tourist attractions, Edinburgh will have a walk that has what you’re looking for. Here are, in no particular order, the 11 best walks in Edinburgh! Like this post? Pin it for later! Waters of Leith The...

Exploring Circus Lane in Edinburgh: One of Edinburgh’s Most Beautiful Streets!

Circus Lane is one of the best little hidden gems in Edinburgh. I’m a little embarrassed that I live so close and yet it’s taken me years to get here! What better way to kick off my exploring Edinburgh series, which I’ve announced in this travel journal post! How to get to Circus Lane Edinburgh is an incredibly walkable city. It takes roughly thirty...

Travel Journal #10 | One year later…

It’s been a whole year since I’ve written my last travel journal post about living in Italy during the pandemic. Well, one year later, and whilst the vaccine has been rolling out (woohoo!), things don’t seem all too different. It hasn’t been a great time for the travel industry, reflected in my lack of posts. Let’s just say I’ve...

Visiting the Dolomites in October: What you need to know before you go!

The Dolomites peak season is in the summertime, from July to September. In October, many of the refugios start to close and the crowds disappear. I had heard a lot of mixed reviews about heading to the Dolomites in October, so I decided to check it out myself! My verdict? The Dolomites are absolutely worth visiting in October, but you need to be prepared and know...

The Ultimate Switzerland Packing List

If you’re heading over to Switzerland, you’re going to need to pack well to take full advantage of visiting this insanely beautiful country! Once you’ve planned your itinerary (check out some of my favourite day trips in Switzerland!) and you’ve figured out what activities you want to do, you’ll need to get packing! After living part...