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Emma McKay

21 Travel Inspiration Quotes

21 Travel Inspiration Quotes

For any travel dreamers, enthusiasts or scaredy cats, this post is especially for you. I have made a list of some of my favourite travel inspiration quotes. I’ve been all three of the above categories throughout my life so…

The Real McKay

The Real McKay: A Tribute

This blog post has been on my mind for a while. I’ve never had to compose a tribute about someone before. Today would have been my aunt’s birthday so it’s fitting I write it today. My Aunt Angela passed…

Kimono Experience In Japan

It was 5:30pm and a surge of brightly patterned kimono wearing travellers poured through the rental shop doors. Myself and two friends had arrived a little earlier and were now sat on a bench by the shop entrance. Enjoying…

New Year’s Resolutions Worth Making

New Year’s Resolutions Worth Making It’s already a week into 2018! Happy Belated New Year! How’s your New Year’s resolutions holding up? I have a habit of bringing back old resolutions. This usually means I didn’t stick to them…

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School Dinners Themed Dinner Party

From the ages of 5 to 11 many of us, if not all, have stood in line with a plastic tray and selected a school dinner. Once we move on to ‘big school’ we forget about the many favourite…

DIY Pinterest Ice Lollies

DIY Pinterest Ice Lollies

Pinterest-1 Emma-0. Why are DIY projects harder than they look? It should really be Pinterest-2 if you include the lengthy time it took to make my DIY Slogan Hat. Pinterest is great for collecting ideas and inspiration. I find…

Top 4 Must-Do’s In New Orleans

Top 4 Must-Do’s In New Orleans

For a while I’ve struggled with creating content for blog posts about my American road trip. This is due to not feeling I have the right photos to accompany the text. You may be wondering, “Why Emma, why don’t…

DIY Personalized Slogan Straw Hat

I’ll start off by saying this DIY project was a bit of a fail. After creating my DIY personalized slogan straw hat, I’ve come to realise this method was not the easiest, nor quickest of ways. After 4 hours…

10 Productive Things To Do Online When You’re Bored

Usually if I find myself getting bored I’ll pick my phone up and scroll through social media and daydream for a bit. Not really reading any posts or reacting to any pictures I’m unaware that I have entered, blasé,…

24 hours In Edinburgh Travel Guide

Three Contiki Chicks (the name I called our WhatsApp group) were reunited for a week of British sightseeing. The three of us (a Canadian, a Scot and a Me) all met six months prior in Italy on a Contiki…