Set Sail for the Ship Inn, Elie, Fife

Sometimes we all need a bit of a restorative break away don’t we and there is no better place for that than the Scottish seaside. It’s even better when you luck out on the weather like Colin and I did earlier this month. We got in our car, scraped the city of our feet, sang some obligatory Cliff Richard and 2 hours later emerged in our flip flops on the beautiful beach in Elie.

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Dinner and Drinks at the Dakota: Restaurant Review

You may have passed the black box of the Dakota at Eurocentral on the M8 many times but have you ever thought of going for dinner or even better to stay over for the night? A number of our friends kept telling us about amazing nights they had in this Edinburgh and Glasgow based hotel, where they drank great cocktails, ate good food and slept in trendy rooms. So this Hogmanay, Colin and I decided to be a little bit anti-social and treat ourselves to a night in this mysterious black box of a hotel. From the moment we pushed aside the velvet curtains in the entrance way we were relaxed.

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