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During the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic we will not be travelling but we will be planning and dreaming of future adventures.

Please enjoy our travel tales or browse for ideas on future expeditions but remember, right now, stay home and save lives. Thank you! 

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Hi everyone! I’m Kirstin, a Scottish travel blogger sharing stories, adventures and travel related nonsense as I explore the world bit by bit.
Mixing long-term solo expeditions and couples getaways as well as city breaks and day trip reviews from my home in Glasgow you’ll find something for everyone here on the tinberry travels
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Kinneil House Entrance
Europe

A Day at Kinneil House and Estate

Kinneil House is located on the outskirts of the the town of Bo’ness and sits within the Kinneil Estate. A former home of the nobility and a number of royal family members the building is very treasure trove of history but the grounds also have a wealth of historical significance from Roman structures to connections to the industrial movement Here’s just some of the reasons you should make Kinneil House and Estate part of your next day out.

Inchcailloch Island Summit View
Europe

Visiting Inchcailloch Island, Loch Lomond

Scotland has so many beautiful places it’s hard to pick a day trip. Here’s our quick guide to visiting Inchcailloch Island in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Find out more about our trip, how to get there and why Inchcailloch is a great place to explore.

Europe

Our Visit to the Purrple Cat Cafe, Glasgow

Cat cafes are one of the latest crazes that have made it over to the UK. We headed to our local option the Purrple Cat Cafe to find out what it’s all about. Here’s our guide to visiting Glasgow’s Cat Cafe and our recommendations for a successful cafe session .

Argyll and Bute

Our Loch Lomond Wedding

Loch Lomond is a must see for anyone visiting Scotland and is a top wedding destination.  We’re lucky enough to live just 30 minutes away so when we got round to planning our own wedding it was the perfect choice! Find out more about our Scottish wedding traditions and the story of how the tinberry travels finally got hitched.

solo travels

View of Toronto form Centre Islands
Backpacking

Why The Toronto Islands Are My New Favourite Place

It’s been decided. I have found where I want to live and it’s the Toronto Islands, Canada. With beaches, parks and amazing city views here’s why the Toronto Islands on Lake Ontario is my new favourite place and why you’ll love it too!

Backpacking

Six Scary Moments When Solo Travelling

I love solo travelling but there can be downsides to travelling alone. From wildlife encounters to dodgy hostels here’s 6 of my solo traveller scary moments.