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7 Country Parks With A View

One thing we can still enjoy is the great outdoors in Scotland and the fantastic local country parks that can...

7 Brilliant Independent Bookshops in Scotland

What better way to relax and unwind than getting stuck into a good book? Perhaps you’re looking for a new...

12 Guid Doric Phrases & Their Meanings

Learn how to speak like a local with these ‘rerr’ (really good) Doric words and their meanings. From ‘bosie’ to...

26 Standout Indie Shops in Scotland’s Cities

Just like Diagon Alley in Harry Potter, you’ll find Scotland’s cities have some lovely quirky shops where you can pick...

10 interesting facts about Scotland

Scotland is such a fascinating country – our history, legendary tales and delicious food and drink. But even those of...

Auld Lang Syne: its writer, history and how to sing along

Hogmanay on Calton Hill, Edinburgh. When the clock strikes midnight on Hogmanay, many of us around the world will celebrate by...

8 Good News Stories From Scotland’s Businesses

In the mood to read heart-warming and inspirational news stories? We’ve cherry picked some of our favourites on Scottish businesses...

Scottish traditional music to listen to on a musical journey through Scotland

Celebrate 2021 with some uplifting Scottish music! Traditional music and Gaelic songs have been at the heart of Scottish culture...

Scottish Halloween traditions

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

Stories of Aberdeenshire

If you’ve ever watched BBC TV’s Trawlermen or Fish Town, you’ll be familiar with the couthy (friendly) Scots language dialect of North-East Scotland....

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