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The Scottish Highlands are one of Europe's last great wilderness areas. Some come for the sweep of desolate, rugged beauty guaranteed to take your breath away. Others enjoy taking in the history of ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, February 2011
Whether you're a writer, artist, historian, filmmaker, or crazy bespectacled inventor, Scotland's medieval capital has relentless waves of creativity flowing down every cobblestone alley. Sherlock ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
Even if you’re not a fan of the Da Vinci Code, I urge you to hop on a bus in Edinburgh
and travel those seven miles south to the town of Roslin and the
Rosslyn Chapel. Built in 1446, the chapel ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, October 2012
The Scottish capital might be more famous for its epic four-day street party in celebration of Hogmany, the Scottish New Year, but Edinburgh also hosts some of Europe’s most lively Christmas ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, December 2012
With the streets ablaze with Christmas lights and one of the world’s most epic New Year celebrations drawing thousands of revelers to the city, winter makes for an atmospheric time to visit ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2011
I don’t know about you, but I am a complete sticky beak when it comes to
looking inside buildings, especially those not generally open to the
public. I don’t usually go as far as pretending I’m ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
As soon as you step off the train at Edinburgh’s Waverley station you can feel it: the history – and the haunting. This is a city with stories to tell. Perhaps its the presence of Edinburgh Castle ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
A popular day trip from Edinburgh, just 15km from the city center, the majestic ruins of Linlithgow Palace hold a special place in Scotland‘s history, serving as a royal residence for Scottish ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
Until May 27th, 2012 Scotland’s National Museum has a ground-breaking exhibition of Egyptian mummies featuring the latest technologies which are unlocking their secrets. The exhibition features ...
Bringing in the New Year is done a little differently in Scotland and the Scottish capital is well known for hosting some of the liveliest New Year’s Eve events in the world. Called Hogmanay by the ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
The Scots have one foot in their modern city and one foot in their pagan past – that’s why we love them. Annually, they celebrate the coming of spring with the Beltane Fire Festival on Calton Hill ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
Every major city has great galleries, and every country has its national gallery with a few key pieces of major international art of different periods. So it can seem a bit of a cliché to say ...
There are few more rewarding ways to uncover Scotland’s myths and legends, than paying a visit to the capital’s Scottish Storytelling Centre. An award-winning public building set on Edinburgh’s Royal ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
These days St Andrews might best be known as the place where Prince William met Kate Middleton when they both attended university here. But it was an important Scottish town for many centuries before ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
The creator of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Picardy Place, Edinburgh in 1859 and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. He based the character of Sherlock Holmes on his ...
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