Visiting Scotland

Many journey to Scotland to golf, but England’s northern neighbor offers more than a hole in one. Nature enthusiasts can visit the Scottish Snowdrop Festival or peruse the country’s gardens and lochs; history buffs will find cathedrals galore; and myriad distilleries satisfy a different craving. Many journey to Scotland to golf, but England’s northern neighbor offers more than a hole in one. Nature enthusiasts can visit the Scottish Snowdrop Festival or peruse the country’s gardens and lochs; history buffs will find cathedrals galore; and myriad distilleries satisfy a different craving.    Close

Stories and Tips Scotland

Things to see and do around Kenmore and Loch Tay

Written by catsholiday on 15 Sep, 2013

Kenmore and Loch TayIn this lovely little village of Kenmore is a conservation village with all the houses beautifully kept and painted white and black. The village is nestled at the base of Drummind Hill At the end of Loch TAy with a lovely little…Read More


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Perfect Cove

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 18 Jul, 2013

The most popular attractions on the Sleat peninsula of the Isle of Skye are in the ferry-terminal village of Armadale and along the main road from Broadford, what with the Sabhal Mor Ostaig Gaelic college and Clan Donald visitors' centre as well as some popular…Read More


Disaster Strikes

Written by TianjinPaul on 17 Jul, 2013

My girlfriend and I had spent the weekend at a friend's wedding. This involved three nights of celebrations and plenty of alcohol. Therefore, as we took the bus to Glasgow airport we were looking forward to slumping into our seats and snoozing our way back…Read More


Sauchiehall Street - The Perfect Area to Stay in Glasgow

Written by TianjinPaul on 16 Jul, 2013

There are certain cities around the world where it just seems impossible to find the things you are looking for. In Lyon for example, everything seemed to be spread out in different corners of the city. Many of the hotels were to the East of…Read More


Friday Night in the Buff

Written by TianjinPaul on 08 Jul, 2013

I am sure that anyone who has ever spent an evening at Buff Club in Glasgow will have either made a joke or thought about making a joke that relates to the name Buff being British slang for native. I can imagine hundreds of Facebook…Read More


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30 minutes or 2 hours

Written by PeaceLoveTravel on 01 Jul, 2013

Call me naive but I believed that Ben Nevis was nothing more than a glorified hill somewhere in the Highlands. Well, trust me, I’ve been eating humble pie ever since. This mountain is certainly do-able is you are reasonably fit but don’t underestimate it. The…Read More


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Eating Scotland

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 12 May, 2013

Scotland isn't exactly known for its tradition of sophisticated cuisine, but there's been more and more high-quality restaurants opening in the country all the time, and although day-to-day Scottish food tends towards stodge and fat, there are some products and dishes that you just have…Read More


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Four Seasons in One Day: Scottish Weather

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 29 Apr, 2013

Although all of the UK enjoys a relatively mild climate considering its actual latitude, the Scottish weather, especially in the Highlands, and especially in the west, gets a fairly deserved bad press.This is less to do with the fact that the weather is incredibly harsh,…Read More


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Don't get eaten

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 10 Apr, 2013

If the Scottish weather, apart from being generally wetter (especially on the west coast) than many other places in the UK, tends to be at least a little bit better than its pretty universally held image, and the wildlife in Scotland is mostly as benign…Read More


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Broadford

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 10 Apr, 2013

Broadford, the first bigger place on the Isle of Skye after driving off the bridge, is a long, sprawling settlement stretching for about a mile along A87. It's not a particularly lovely village, but it is the main service centre for the south of the…Read More


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