A surreal experience at Edogawa Fireworks Festival in Tokyo – an incredible even which turned out to be much bigger than I expected!
How different countries around the world celebrate Halloween – with input from locals! From its Celtic origins to modern twists, and everything in between.
Celebrating Dia de Muertos around Patzcuaro Lake in Michoacan State, Mexico – exploring the region that inspired Disney’s Coco!
What it’s like to watch the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – the epic marching band extravaganza held every August in the castle grounds!
My guide to planning your first Edinburgh Festival Fring! How to find shows, budget accommodation ideas, and tips for making the most of the festival!
A travel girl’s guide to Holi, the festival of colour – survival tips, insider tricks, and advice on what to wear to Holi in India…
Edinburgh local Gemma from Two Scots Abroad shares her insider tips for celebrating New Years Eve in Scotland in this fab guide to Edinburgh Hogmanay…
My experiences celebrating Holi in Rishikesh with locals and tourists. Stories and pictures from the stunning festival of colour!
On the road travel update about the #blogmanay campaign for Edinburgh Hogmanay and beyond – all about my NYE experiences in the Scottish capital…
A few photos from Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Torchlight Procession – led by actual Vikings through the city streets with hundreds of participants carrying flaming torches!
Exploring Edinburgh as a festival city, particularly the amazing Jazz and Blues Festival, at the end of July. Uncovering the history, art, and culture of this iconic, quirky and often downright bizarre city.