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.

Get reading for Book Week Scotland 2014

by November 6, 2014

I wouldn’t normally recommend getting lost when you’re in Scotland, but I’ll make an exception for Book Week. Taking place...

Experience the magic of a Night in the Garden at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

by November 4, 2014

Though the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh looks beautiful all year round, this winter the much-loved garden is set to receive...

10 great craft beers to try while you’re in Scotland

by October 27, 2014

With an average of three new breweries popping up every week, the UK’s craft beer revolution shows no signs of...

Glasgay! Festival turns 21

by October 7, 2014

Glasgay! Festival turns 21 this month, celebrating its coming of age in what has been a monumental year for its...

Literary tales from Scotland’s pubs and bars

by August 28, 2014

William Faulkner once said, “The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.” If...

Isle of May reserve manager David Pickett answers your questions

by August 27, 2014

Ever dreamt about living on a remote island with only seals and seabirds for neighbours? It’s all part of the...

Celebrate 50 years of the Forth Road Bridge at the Forth Bridges Festival

by August 20, 2014

The Forth Rail and Road Bridges are amongst Scotland’s best-known sights, transporting thousands of travellers to and from the Kingdom...

Discover Scotland’s best-kept secrets at Doors Open Days in September

by August 19, 2014

  Scotland is full of surprises – whether you’re visiting for the first time or holiday here every chance you...

July’s brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

by August 8, 2014

Summer is flying by, and July has seen our Instagram page overflowing once again with fantastic fan pictures taken around Scotland. From action shots...

Scotland’s great rail journeys

by July 23, 2014

More than just a manner of getting from A to B, a train journey around Scotland can be one of...

Comics, quizzes and cosplay at Glasgow Comic Con 2014

by July 1, 2014

If the words “jings”, “crivens” and “help ma Boab” mean anything to you, you’ll know that comics have been an important...

Quirky tales from Scotland’s pubs and bars

by June 18, 2014

In Scotland, a trip to the pub often involves more than just a drink and a chat: it can mean...

Outer Hebrides featured in Lonely Planet’s Best in Europe 2014

by June 11, 2014

We’re saying meal ur naidheachd (that’s Gaelic for congratulations) to the Outer Hebrides, as the islands have made it into...

May’s brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

by June 5, 2014

Whether it’s lazy days in city parks, hard-earned mountaintop views or boat trips around the coast, we love seeing how...

Gin for a treat! Try some of Scotland’s finest spirits at the Scottish Juniper Festival

by June 5, 2014

Scotland is second to none when it comes to whisky, but the amber nectar isn’t the only drink made here...

Perth, Ayr and Fort William amongst TripAdvisor’s most ‘excellent’ destinations

by May 22, 2014

Scotland has received the TripAdvisor seal of approval once again! The preeminent review site has just revealed its list of...

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