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Island Hopping in Scotland – Discovering the Gateway to the Isles

My first trip to Scotland was one to remember. I had never been island hopping before, so I was really...

Edinburgh International Film Festival – 70 years young this year!

Fancy a night at the movies? The Edinburgh International Film Festival is now just weeks away (it runs from 15...

Top 5 outdoor adventure activities in Scotland

In 2016 Elaine Hopley will demonstrate guts and determination and show real #ScotSpirit as she attempts to row solo across the...

Scottish tartan – explained

Wondering which tartan you can wear? If there’s a clan tartan out there for you? Or what the difference is...

9 unusual hostels and bunkhouses in Scotland

Feeling adventurous? Want a holiday to remember with memorable places to stay? Then it’s definitely time to start planning a...

Sailing with a Ghost: Island Cruising in Scotland

Sailing out of Oban there are eleven passengers aboard the Glen Etive. And one ghost. That I know of. And...

5 things you might not know about Harris Tweed

I first met Ian Angus Mackenzie, Chief Executive of Harris Tweed Hebrides, in the spring of 2008. I knew little...

Essential award-winning experiences you have to have in Scotland!

Have you had an unforgettable, award-winning experience at one of your favourite locations in Scotland? Whether an outdoor adventure, a...

Scotland Unplugged: Our guide to a Scottish digital detox

Sometimes, there is nothing more liberating than ditching your smartphone. Have you been thinking about trying a digital detox recently? Scotland...

Return of The Flying Scotsman

In a recent YouGov poll conducted by the The National Railway Museum which  asked people across four continents to name five...

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