Category: Travel

Top tips for holiday keep-fit motivation! 0

Top tips for holiday keep-fit motivation!

Holidays aren’t always the easiest times for keep-fit motivation. Hot sun, too many sangrias and an abundance of addictive yet trashy novels can mean that a week or two fly by in foreign climes...

Glasgow event: Arran in The Square 0

Glasgow event: Arran in The Square

I’ve always loved the Isle of Arran. It has that get-away from it all atmosphere of a holiday isle, even though it’s just a short ferry ride from the west coast of Scotland. I’ve...

FionaOutdoors writes about Perthshire Outdoors! 0

FionaOutdoors writes about Perthshire Outdoors!

The Scotsman recently published a travel and things-to-do guide to Perthshire. I was asked to write about the great outdoors in the region. It’s a brilliant destination for cycling, walking and a wide range...

Club La Santa: A high 0

Club La Santa: A high

Everything is relative and so the high and the low featured in this blog– and the next – might not seem that dramatic in the grand scale of ordinary life! In fact there were...

I’m learning a lot at Club La Santa 2

I’m learning a lot at Club La Santa

I love Club La Santa, even if it does make me feel unfit and a tad out of shape. At this sports heaven on the island of Lanzarote, it is absolutely normal to take...

Fab skiing/boarding in Italy 0

Fab skiing/boarding in Italy

I love Scotland. I like my home and I relish the opportunity to get out and about in our fabulous Scottish countryside. But I also love snowboarding abroad. I’ll be blogging about my recent...

The “lost” campervan travel article 0

The “lost” campervan travel article

Here’s a travel article written for The Herald newspaper. I wrote it a week or so back but try as I might I couldn’t actually locate it on The Herald’s website. However, a nice...

Kit review: Looking good in Craghoppers 0

Kit review: Looking good in Craghoppers

Over the last month or so I’ve had numerous flattering comments about how good my clothes look. People have enquired about my “stylish jacket” and commented on how nicely my trousers fit.  It’s making...

Guest blog: A weekend of Scottish adventure 4

Guest blog: A weekend of Scottish adventure

I know Romy Beard from the Glasgow Triathlon Club. Romy and I were chatting on Facebook recently about her aims to do more outdoor activities at weekends and to explore Scotland. You all know how...

The Herald: Cycling trip to the Pyrenees 0

The Herald: Cycling trip to the Pyrenees

Today the Tour de France cyclists reach the Haute Pyrenees. Just a few weeks ago I was in the region to experience some of the high climbs, including the beast of a col known...