If you're looking for a quiet getaway then Troon is a great place. With close links to Glasgow there is plenty of variety and you can even pop over to the Isle of Arran for a day or two for something different. Just remember your layers and that all important hat so you don't get caught in the cold.
And so the holiday season begins, my absolute favourite time of the year. Everyone's so much happier, there's such a feel good vibe in the air and the obligatory holiday snaps don't go a miss. This week I've been sunning it up in a small town called Carvoerio, situated in the Algarve, Portugal with some friends. [...]