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 Aldona Reyes Mallet

Originally from Poland, she's now based in Edinburgh and can't imagine life without five things: travels, photography, fishing for antiques, mojitos and haggis! Motto: ‘I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list’ - Susan Sontag

 Latest Posts

The gems of secret Scotland: 27 things that you must try next

Enchanted by your first visit to Scotland, you’ve vowed to return and are now planning your next trip. But this...

Spark-tacular bonfire night fireworks displays in Scotland

As November approaches, children and adults alike get those words marching round and round: Remember, remember the fifth of November...

9 Enchanting Sound and Light Shows in Scotland Not to Miss This Season

Autumn and winter seasons might mean cooler weather, but that doesn’t mean Scotland’s offerings of outdoor art are going anywhere....

9 reasons to picnic in Scotland this summer

Let’s admit it- who doesn’t like picnics?! There are very few of life’s pleasures that are as simple yet enjoyable...

Scottish Heritage Attractions with a Twist

Scotland certainly has a lot of wonderful landmarks, attractions and historical sights to explore. This is a country of history,...

11 off-the-beaten-track holiday destinations in Scotland

Columbus wouldn’t be Columbus if he’d stuck to taking the same journey again and again, right? If you’re planning a...

6 Can’t-Miss Drives Across Scotland

Whether you want to see majestic mountains, rolling farmland, rugged Atlantic coastline, or romantic islands, a drive through Scotland’s landscapes offers...

Stunning photos which prove that spring in Scotland is staggeringly beautiful

When spring rolls into Scotland, the season beats the winter blues and brings something magical to our lives. Green spaces...

Embrace your inner Viking at Shetland’s Fire Festivals

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

Burns Night Events & Burns Suppers 2019

Some hae meat and canna eat, / And some wad eat that want it, / But we hae meat and...

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