The Blog

  January 2014

Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Glasgow

by January 31, 2014

  We all know that 2014 is going to be a huge year for Glasgow, with the XX Commonwealth Games,...

Chinese Terracotta Warriors lanterns march into Edinburgh

by January 29, 2014

How would you feel about taking a wee trip to the Far East in the coming few days? It’s cost-free...

Watch Hannah’s mountain bike journey through the wild North West

by January 29, 2014

If a picture says a thousand words, then this new mountain biking video tells a truly epic tale of the...

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Wild haggis captured on film!

by January 24, 2014

In a world first, VisitScotland confirmed today the sighting of a wild haggis, a species native to Scotland which is...

Beat the back-to-work blues with a Scottish coastal break

by January 24, 2014

Let’s face it, January and February are not normally the cheeriest of months. I find it’s nice to give yourself something...

Snouting out snowdrops

by January 24, 2014

Did you know that pigs have a penchant for gardening? Neither did I! It turns out that they play an...

60 seconds with World 100 m champion Kim Collins

by January 23, 2014

It’s one of the most high-profile and highly-charged athletics meets in the UK and it’s taking place this weekend here in Scotland. The...

Mammoth fun at new National Museum of Scotland exhibition

by January 22, 2014

What’s big with lots of hair and soon to be at the National Museum of Scotland? Fear not, you are...

Vote Glasgow for Best European Destination 2014

by January 21, 2014

Great news for the wonderful city of Glasgow – it has been nominated for Best European Destination 2014! Between 22...

Embrace your inner Viking at the Shetland’s Fire Festival

by January 20, 2014

Winged helmets, fur-trimmed tunics, flaming torches and rousing music – the people of Shetland are certainly a fiery lot and know...

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