Tasmania | Tuggy Tucks In

Cradle Mountain

I’ve always had the notion of visiting Tasmania since finding out that my grandpa’s sister emigrated there as a young woman. That part of Australia, disconnected from the mainland, standing proud on its own. We only had 5 days there so we tried to do the best bits. Let me tell you about my experience and recommendations.

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Eat Better Feel Better | Tuggy Tucks In

As a Home Economics Teacher I have a vested interest in food education, teaching the next generation practical food skills, about healthy but tasty food choices, sustainability and seasonality, preventing food waste, food sovereignty, supporting local food businesses and Fairtrade suppliers, the benefits of growing your own food and ethical and environmental food choices. That’s why I am a big fan of the ‘Eat Better Feel Better’ website funded by the Scottish Government and I want to tell you why you should be too. Continue reading

Julius Pizzeria | Tuggy Tucks In

I was recommended to head to Fish Lane pretty early on after my arrival in Brisbane. When I asked where I should try on Fish Lane, Julius Pizzeria keep coming up again and again. So it’s only taken me 6 months, but tonight was the night I decided to find out what all the fuss was about and I was hungry! Continue reading

Port of Mexico | Tuggy Tucks In

Our Hogmanay dinner at Port of Mexico was a delicious end to our time on the Great Ocean Road. On one of the busiest nights of the year, as they don’t take bookings, they managed to accommodate us with no problem. Continue reading

Egg Fried Rice | Tuggy Tucks In

A simple but satisfying recipe, egg fried rice is so versatile and easy to throw together. So much so you’ll see in my photos that I’ve used a few different ingredients when making this dish time and time again.

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Adelaide | Tuggy Tucks In

Adelaide, or the city of churches as it’s otherwise known, seems to pale in comparison to the big wigs such as Sydney, Melbourne and even Brisbane, but after spending 5 days in and around the area, I’d like to tell you why Adelaide, or indeed South Australia, should most definitely be your next long weekend or a must see spot for those travelling from further afield. Continue reading

Thailand | Tuggy Tucks In


04.08.17 & 05.08.17, Day 1 –  Scotland to Thailand

I’ve been wanting to go to Thailand for forever since hearing friends stories and stalking Instagram pages full of gorgeous images of this alluring country. My boyfriend and I have planned a trip of a lifetime first to Thailand for an 18 day exploration tour of the north and south of Thailand with tour company Intrepid whereby you are accompanied by a local guide to show you all their country has to offer. Then we move on to Australia on a 1 year working/holiday visa to hopefully gain jobs within our professions as a teacher and quantity surveyor and pursue any other ambitions like learning how to make barista style coffee and travelling around down under.  It’s not been easy getting to this point, we’ve ummed and ahhd over whether to take time out of our perfectly full and satisfied lives to the point that this trip has consumed us for the last 6 months with handing in our notices, going through the procedures of renting out our flat and saying goodbye to friends and family for a while. Emotions have run high but if you can dream it you can do it.

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