Getting away from life’s daily grind for a day or two is a great way to relax and rejuvenate. And what better way to celebrate your best friend’s wedding than a hen weekend away with the girls o the historic and beautiful country of Scotland, where there are lots of activities for everybody to enjoy.
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Scotland is a place that needs no introduction, as the home of Haggis, Highland Games, Robert Burns and his poem Auld Lang Syne. It’s also a popular tourist destination, particularly with UK visitors, who take millions of day trips and holidays across the border each year. This travel blog celebrates all that is good about Scotland, . . . → Read More: Welcome
A new and improved version of the classic Stramash chase game is a new and improved version of the timeless classic chase game. This new version of the board game with its quirky heritage from north of the border is being launched for Christmas and will appeal to both the young and old with its combination . . . → Read More: New Scottish Board Game Stramash for Christmas
There are many that prefer trout fishing to that of salmon fishing in Scotland. One important reason is that trout feed all year round while salmon sometimes are just not biting. Scotland’s topography is a mix of northern highlands and islands, southern uplands and central lowlands but one thing that all the areas have in common . . . → Read More: Trout fishing in Scotland
The temperatures in Scotland have been soaring recently, with Aberdeen basking in heat of 23 degrees C. It seems, however, that not only is Scotland currently topping the climate chart but also the hospitality rankings. One of the UK’s top accountancy firms have carried out a survey which reveals that hotels in Scotland have the most . . . → Read More: City Hotel Brand Mint Hotel very happy with Scottish Hotels Performance
Dundee, Scotland’s fourth largest city, used to be known as the city of “Jam, Jute and Journalism”. More recently Dundee claimed itself “the City of Discovery” due to the return of the ship named Discovery in which Robert Scott made his historic voyage to the South Pole. Today Dundee is promoting itself as “One City, Many . . . → Read More: Dundee the City of Discovery
Glasgow has had a long history of struggling to compete with Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, and capital in the tourism industry. That is starting to change after massive amounts of direct investment the past couple of decades directed towards tourism development.
Glasgow was named European City of Culture in 1990 after the 1988 Glasgow Garden Festival brought . . . → Read More: Glasgow determined to compete with Edinburgh for tourists
Strathpeffer – Highland, Scotland is a small village located at 400 feet above sea level sheltered with warm and dry climate to the north and west and has only about 1,500 people. The towns location is where there were reported to have been many battles taken place.
At the western end of Strathpeffer is a battlefield known . . . → Read More: Visiting Strathpeffer – Highland
Purse in Gaelic is Sporran and even though they were not initially a part of the Highland Dress they today are quite important in the ensemble. From the deerskin waist bag the purse has come a long way and there has been a huge transformation with many varieties to choose from today. Horsehair, Leather sporrans and . . . → Read More: The Sporran, a Scottish tradition
It is widely accepted that Haggis is from a Scandinavian dish brought to Scotland by the Vikings in the 9th century it will be forever linked with Scotland. Address to Haggis, written in 1786 by Robert Burns Scotland’s most famous poet was an expression of his love for the dish giving Scotland the association and bringing . . . → Read More: Haggis, the ultimate Scottish food