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5 stunning cycle routes on Scotland’s islands

As well as being great exercise, cycling is also one of the best ways to absorb the stunning beauty of...

A History of Edinburgh’s August Festivals

Discover the history of Edinburgh's world-renowned festival season, including the origins of the Edinburgh International Festival, Festival Fringe and more

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...

12 stunning Scottish walks with awe-inspiring natural features en route

Hidden beaches, otherworldly rock formations, silvery waterfalls, sea caves, mountains and much more… when it comes to natural wonders Scotland’s...

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