Author: Katie Wood

4th September 2021

4th September 2021

Travel: A tour of Aberdeenshire’s gorgeous gardens By Katie Wood The grounds at Crathes Castle Picture: PA Photo/VisitScotland/Kenny Lam 0 comment Here’s a question for you. Where do you find the most castles per acre...

FESTIVE FUN IN SCOTLAND

FESTIVE FUN IN SCOTLAND

Scotland’s best Christmas days out DIG to the back of the drinks cupboard for the egg nog – Christmas is almost upon us. Most of us will be in Scotland and not warmer climes...

SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS & ISLE OF MULL

SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS & ISLE OF MULL

Staycation Heaven https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/19421110.its-amazing-just-much-scottish-tourism-offering-improved/ AS I write this, I am feeling really rather proud of being a Scot. It had been many years since I’d properly travelled as a tourist in my own country, but...

HEAVEN IN THE HIGHLANDS – Achnagairn

HEAVEN IN THE HIGHLANDS – Achnagairn

Living the manor house dream in the heart of the Highlands AFTER a nightmare year for the hospitality industry, big decisions have had to be made by many hotel owners. One such was taken...

BORDEAUX CRUISE SLIPS DOWN NICELY…

BORDEAUX CRUISE SLIPS DOWN NICELY…

Stunning scenery and spectacular wines make for a perfect combination by Katie Wood The number of British travellers taking a river cruise grew over 10,000 in 2019, according to research by Cruise Lines International...

WHAT’S A SANDALS HOLIDAY REALLY LIKE?

WHAT’S A SANDALS HOLIDAY REALLY LIKE?

by Katie Wood After the hell of Covid 19 and all its nasty ramifications, you need a real look-forward-to holiday now more than ever. OK, it won’t be the same as in previous years,...

CABIN COMFORT IN ROB ROY COUNTRY

Luxury forest lodges on the shores of Strathyre’s Loch Lubnaig make an ideal base to explore the wild scenery in the ‘miniature Highlands’ of the Trossachs. The Trossachs encompasses all that’s great about Scotland...

CRUISING DOWN THE SEINE

After 35 years of full-time travel writing, it was only last year that I discovered the delights of river cruising.Now I’m hooked. I have just finished my third one, this time down the Seine,...