The Braided Fig | Aberdeen Restaurant Week 2018

I was rather excited when I heard I was chosen to go to The Braided Fig for a tasty meal for my second Aberdeen Restaurant Week menu. The Braided Fig is an intimate little restaurant situated along Summer Street in the city centre. From the moment we walked in, I was positive we would have a great dining experience. The restaurant is decorated with the focal point of a large tree in front of the bar, sprinkled in fairy lights…

Atlantis Restaurant | Aberdeen Restaurant Week 2018

I kicked off my experience of Aberdeen Restaurant Week by heading along to Atlantis Restaurant in The Mariner Hotel. Atlantis is situated along Great Western Road, nice and central with only a short walk away from the city centre and has been a popular choice for seafood lovers for many years. On arrival, we were greeted by Mike, the manager of Atlantis, and the waiting staff who all made us feel incredibly welcome from the moment we walked in. THE…

A Day in Glasgow | What we got …

We decided to take a little trip down to Glasgow for Blair’s 26th birthday in late August. Originally, we were going to go snowboarding but instead, we decided to make it alcohol filled and go watch a Frankie Boyle set. THURSDAY We went down on the Thursday to our favourite wee hotel in the city centre, The Grasshopper hotel. It’s cheap, cheerful and supplies you with endless amounts of free cupcakes and ice cream  What more could you want? Our…

Siberia Aberdeen’s BIG BAD BRUNCH

A few weeks ago I was kindly invited to the launch of Siberia’s new BIG BAD BRUNCH menu. Unfortunately, I was unable to move plans around and had to give this event a miss, much to my disappointment, but was insanely grateful to be told that I could choose another date to come along and try the menu in next couple weeks. So cue Sunday 19th and here we were sitting down in Siberia enjoying a lovely brunch. Interior The…

Tony Macaroni Aberdeen | Is it worth trying?

I was incredibly fortunate to be invited along to the opening of Tony Macaroni in Aberdeen to try out their menu. I brought Blair along so we could have our Saturday date night before we headed out to meet friends for drinks. Tony Macaroni is an Italian restaurant that you can find in several locations over the UK but somewhere I had never actually tried until it opened in Aberdeen. I always pictured it as this chain restaurant, a bit…

Aberdeen Restaurant Week is Back!

I am trying to make more of a conscious effort to eat and drink locally in Aberdeen. For me, it was always about ease and the price of chain restaurants and bars that drew me in, because essentially it’s cheap and cheerful and you know what you are going to get. I can drive to Union Square, park quickly and be served my food even quicker. But with the ever-growing number of local Aberdeen eateries and realisation that I should…

How I Edit my Photos | AD

I have teamed up with Panasonic to share my top editing tips with you all alongside the release of their new LUMIX Waterproof Camera which is perfect for the adventurer within us all. Editing has always been something I’ve struggled with and have tried to perfect for years. I still like to experiment now and again, but I have certain apps and features I always use within my photos. How I edit my photos I use a mixture of my…