The Blog

  Sophie Cameron

Originally from the Black Isle, Sophie lives in Edinburgh and spends most of her time reading, running and roaming around Scotland.

Scotland’s wonderful winter walks

by December 6, 2015

It’s definitely hats, gloves and scarves weather here in Scotland, but a spot of cold shouldn’t stop you from exploring...

All aboard the Borders Railway!

by June 26, 2015

Where in Scotland can you find four incredible abbeys, brilliant salmon fishing and the home of Sir Walter Scott? How...

Celebrate Pride in Glasgow and Edinburgh this summer

by June 9, 2015

Scotland is a pretty great place for LGBT folk. The country became the 17th in the world to legalise same-sex...

Scottish bird bingo

by May 11, 2015

Check out our handy Scottish bird bingo checklist. Adventure into the wild and see how many points you can get...

14 things to do on the beach in Scotland

by May 8, 2015

Golden sands, turquoise waters, peaceful bays and tumbling waves … there are few finer places than a beautiful Scottish beach...

You’ll have had yer tea?! Your treasured tastes of Scotland

by May 5, 2015

  We’re now live! Download our new recipe book here and check out your very own recipes! In honour of the...

Scotland’s best islands and beaches, as voted in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015

by May 4, 2015

The results are in for the 2015 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards, and once again Scotland has graced the winners’ lists!...

15 exciting ways to get active this summer

by May 4, 2015

Whether it’s on land, water or up in the air, Scotland is the place to be if you’re looking for...

12 must-visit hidden gems to uncover in Glasgow

by March 18, 2015

It may not take itself too seriously, but Glasgow has a serious amount to offer. Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is...

Solar eclipse on the cards

by March 13, 2015

Step outside next Friday morning, and you might notice dogs barking, birdsong disappearing and an atmospheric twilight passing over Scotland....

11 hidden gems to discover in and around Inverness

by March 12, 2015

Imagine taking a trip to Inverness, and you might see yourself cruising along Loch Ness, catching a show at Eden...

15 amazing places to go for a run or jog in Scotland

by February 25, 2015

Race season is coming up, and for joggers that means it’s time to lace up the running shoes and get...

Books, bowling and Broadway at LGBT History Month 2015

by February 5, 2015

Hogmanay in Scotland is always a night to remember, but for some revellers last year’s celebrations were particularly memorable! On...

December’s brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

by January 14, 2015

2014 truly was a year to remember in Scotland, with thousands of visitors enjoying the country’s landscapes, activities, food and...

15 breathtaking photos of Scotland’s winter wonderlands

by December 11, 2014

From snowcapped mountains to glittering cities, crisp mornings to starry nights, winter is one of the most beautiful times of...

Find inspiration and motivation at Scotland’s creative writing retreats

by November 18, 2014

From home-grown talents such as Robert Burns and Muriel Spark to global bestsellers including Shakespeare, Hergé and J. K. Rowling,...

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