The Alpen Hotel, Munich has been providing hospitality for more than 120 years, and rather remarkably, even before the trend for a green and healthy lifestyle, the hotel had Munich’s first vegetarian restaurant!
Sometimes in life you just have to take a chance – go with your instincts and move forward. Such was the case with my very first Airbnb booking.
And that’s what led me to Sula, a holiday cottage on a secluded beach in rural Argyll in the Scottish Highlands.
I once wrote about a seafood restaurant telling readers I didn’t think it could be bettered – well read on, because Loch Fyne Seafood and Grill in Edinburgh has just stolen the crown!
As a food reviewer, I’ve been exceptionally lucky to have eaten in some of the best restaurants and tasted some of the finest dishes, but sometimes, just sometimes, you leave somewhere in the sure and certain knowledge that a relatively unknown eatery is set for stardom!
The Richmond Oriental showed great potential so I was expecting good things, If this was a school report, unfortunately it would be, ‘could do better’.
Everyone should have a bucket list of things they want to do before shuffling off in later life muttering “I wish I’d done that. ” So, with that in mind, one of the must-do items on that list should be a seaplane trip over the Western Highlands of Scotland.
There are very few restaurants in Scotland who can claim so many awards for pizzas, but Oro, the former Bella Napoli on Kilmarnock Road in the south side of the city is one such establishment.
So, do I recommend the Elphinstone for its food offering? Without a doubt, it’s a resounding yes. If you don’t want fussiness and fancy presentation and are more about the support of local businesses using quality produce to create cracking home-cooked honest-to-goodness food, the Elphinstone is for you.
Glenluce is a small rural village situated off the main A75 leading to Stranraer in the County of Wigtownshire. Its main claim to fame is the 12th-century Cistercian abbey, but it’s also home to the wonderfully relaxing and peaceful Whitecairn Holiday Park.
So, you think motorhoming is something only the over 65s do? I know what you’re thinking, the retired vicar and his wife, a small dog, probably a Chihuahua, trundling along in front of you, at 40mph, refusing to let you, and quite likely, your BMW pass.
Well, think again folks. More and more younger people are taking to the roads with their hotel room on wheels – and why not?