Only the Scotch can make Scotch proper Scotch… Right?

This is a must for anyone who likes a wee dram of whiskey **In best Scottish accent** Even if you’re not too partial to whiskey I’d still say it’s worth a visit! Set in the quiet yet picturesque town of Fort William at the foot of Ben Nevis lies the distillery. It opened it 1825, … Continue reading Only the Scotch can make Scotch proper Scotch… Right?

How to build your travel blog into a successful brand 

A really interesting read from one of my favourite travel bloggers. lots of hints, tips and tricks on here. Really provided myself and Tom with some food for thought!

Little Grey Box

When I started Little Grey Box I gave no thought to it ever being or brand and I had no idea how to turn it into one. For the first few years, I floundered. The website was a mess, disorganised and haphazard. Since going full-time with it, Matt and I have put hours and hours of work into building Little Grey Box into a strong, successful brand. We’ve learned a lot along the way, through trial and error, research and talking to other creatives and entrepreneurs. Building a strong brand creates trust in your readers and is key to helping your blog grow. To help aspiring bloggers out there, I wanted to share everything we’ve learned about how to build your travel blog into a successful brand.

1. Understand what you offer

Before you can start building your brand, it’s essential you have a clear understanding of what your…

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We’re going on a coo hunt!

We’re going on a cow hunt! We’re going to find a ginger one! We’re not scared! It was THE best day! The day we got to go looking for some Ginger Highland Coos! And we certainly weren’t disappointed! Now, where did we find these lovely animals? Glen Nevis! We followed the long windy road through … Continue reading We’re going on a coo hunt!

You slept by Lidl?

Yep, we certainly did and I can justify every single reason why too. We have received the odd few comments asking where we stayed in Fort William on Friday night, to which numerous people have said ‘You went to Fort William and the only place you could find to stay was the carpark by Lidl? … Continue reading You slept by Lidl?

Fly away with me!

I have decided to share a passion with my loyal readers. I have created a newsletter detailing the cheapest flights available at the moment as I spend a lot of time hunting for cheap flights myself, so I thought why not share them? We absolutely love to travel and I cannot wait to help you … Continue reading Fly away with me!

Scottish tourist tax to be introduced!

Yep, I am in no way joking about this one. It looks like pretty soon tourists will be charged £2 per night to stay in Scottish hotels! Council leaders unanimously agreed that the local government should prepare to implement tourist Tax which was originally mentioned by Labour in the 2018/19 budget. The new tourist tax … Continue reading Scottish tourist tax to be introduced!

We like to drink with Tom cause Tom is our friend…

But what happens when he can’t drink in Marrakech? 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Absolutely nothing, because you can drink in Marrakech! I hear a sigh of relief from most brits! If you’re not already aware, Marrakech is a predominately Muslim country, which to us boozy brits means you’re essentially … Continue reading We like to drink with Tom cause Tom is our friend…

I’m a Berber, I’m a Berber, I’m an original Berber!

They shouted at us. Constantly. Every single person who seemed to be trying to sell us some form of service or product claimed they were an original Berber from the Atlas Mountains. Before we came to Morocco we had never even heard of a Berber. Upon leaving Morocco, we’re now pretty clued up! So, what … Continue reading I’m a Berber, I’m a Berber, I’m an original Berber!

Be our guest, be our guest. Put our service to the test!

Pretty much sums up the lovely home from home comfort you feel as soon as you walk through the door at Hotel Darsor. Ahmed could not do enough to please us and make us feel welcome! Upon arrival we were asked to come in, sit down and drink some tea before anything else was even … Continue reading Be our guest, be our guest. Put our service to the test!

Sit Down, Have a Cuppa. We Can Talk All Night Long…

For the people of Morocco, this tea is more than just a drink, their whole social network seems to revolve around it. I guess it’s pretty similar to us meeting a friend for a pint at our local. Many Moroccans will sit out until the early hours of the morning talking over a tea at … Continue reading Sit Down, Have a Cuppa. We Can Talk All Night Long…