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Get an appetite for love at romantic picnic spots in Scotland

A picnic for two is one of the most romantic activities a couple can do. It’s the perfect way to...

Midsummer Nights in Scotland

From a music festival to a beach barbecue and spectacular sunsets over beautiful vistas, to a dusk walk at 10pm,...

Go behind the doors of Scotland’s newest whisky distilleries in 2019

You may already know that Scotland is rightly famed for producing the world’s finest whiskies, but did you know that...

Scottish Highlands and Islands Named in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel’ 2019

The Scottish Highlands and Islands, where to start? The largest region in the country is home to hundreds of iconic...

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...

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...

7 Creepy Abandoned Places in Scotland

There’s something eerily fascinating about abandoned places, melancholy reminders of previous eras with seemingly little purpose in the modern world....

Fantastic ferry journeys

For many, the ideal holiday involves great scenery, tasty local food and drink, enjoying fresh air in the outdoors, and...

Scottish beaches named among the best in the UK in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice 2014 Awards

Join me in the excitement as Scotland added yet another accolade to its award bank today – this time from...

Beat the back-to-work blues with a Scottish coastal break

Let’s face it, January and February are not normally the cheeriest of months. I find it’s nice to give yourself something...

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