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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 ...
Glasgow was once overlooked by visitors in favor of Edinburgh, but now the city of culture has firmly grabbed the reins as one of Britain’s most popular destinations. Boasting fabulous Georgian ...
The ruggedly beautiful Scottish Highlands is one of the last wildernesses in Europe. Here, a heritage of romance and individualism mirror a magnificent backdrop of powerful seas, imposing mountains ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, November 2012
With freezing temperatures and pouring rains, Scotland might not be most people’s first choice to spend the festive season, but with some of the most riotous New Year’s celebrations in Europe, it’s ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
Iona is a tiny island off the west coast of Scotland in the Hebrides. For such a small piece of land it has a long and impressive history, from being the birthplace of Christianity in Scotland, to ...
With the northern highlands enveloped in snow and the cities ablaze with Christmas lights and fireworks, winter makes for an atmospheric time to visit Scotland, as well as being one of the cheapest ...
For a smallish town, population around 15,000, gorgeous medieval St Andrews in Scotland has quite a few claims to fame. For starters there’s the golf. St Andrews is the heart-center of golf ...
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 ...
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 Philippa Burne, UK, July 2011
One of the prides of Glasgow is the architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. His work is dotted all over Glasgow and his geometric, linear designs can be seen all over cups, tea towels, ...
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 ...
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, April 2012
Ah Nessie – where are you? Who are you? What are you? Since 1933 you have beguiled us with your presence in Loch Ness, although legend has it that you were spotted as early as the 6th century. Back ...
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 ...
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