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It’s that time of year again: Celtic Connections 2016

by January 8, 2016

A new year is underway, and that can only mean one thing; Scotland’s premier winter music festival is just about...

Scottish Halloween traditions

by October 5, 2015

Of all the seasonal holidays, Halloween is one of my favourites. It might not have the spiritual significance or inspire...

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...

Scotland’s ways to woo your Valentine!

by February 3, 2015

Everyone knows that there is no better time to sweep someone off their feet than on 14 February, the most...

Warming up the winter nights

by December 31, 2014

It’s time for Scotland to wrap up warm and take to the streets to fight the darkness with spectacular winter fire...

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...

Add a Scottish twist to your Edinburgh Festival

by August 9, 2014

There’s no denying it – the Edinburgh Festivals are now in full swing. Wander along the Royal Mile and you’ll...

Ryder Cup Gala opening

by July 16, 2014

See a fantastic mix of contemporary music and Scottish talent to celebrate the arrival of The Ryder Cup in Scotland...

Scotland’s top 20 most-visited attractions

by March 31, 2014

Did you know that over 32 million visits were made to Scotland’s visitor attractions last year? That’s not surprising to...

Tartan Day – 10 unbe-weave-able facts about tartan

by March 31, 2014

Look out your kilt or tartan trews – Sunday 6 April is Tartan Day, a chance for Scots both at...

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