Visit Speyside for walking and whisky

Speyside, or Strathspey, is an area in North East Scotland, surrounding the river Spey, and is also one of the famous Scotch whisky distilling areas. Speyside is known for its beautiful countryside, with everything from magnificent waterways and lush green landscapes, to quaint villages and mountains. But whisky lies at the very heart of the […]

A history of the Loch Ness Monster

The legend of the Loch Ness Monster is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating and well-known in the world. Woven throughout popular culture across literature, cinema, art and television, the belief that such a creature could exist has captured the imagination of millions, and continues to draw inquisitive travellers from across the world to the […]

Hidden gems of Glasgow

Glasgow has loads to offer, yet doesn’t take itself too seriously; that’s part of the charm that keeps bringing people back to the city time and again. With world-class museums, dazzling festivals and one of the best live music scenes in Europe, it’s no wonder visitors keep returning to Glasgow. Couple these draws with a […]

Why book lovers will love Edinburgh

In fact, so many Scottish landscapes, for example the romantic Trossachs National Park, have inspired generations of writers. What’s more, there are dozens of literary events all year long, nationwide, from storytelling to poetry festivals, in the most far-flung places. Edinburgh was made the world’s very first UNESCO City of Literature. It’s also home to […]

The darker side of Edinburgh

Venture out in Edinburgh during the evening hours and you will more than likely run into one of the city’s ghost tours. These nocturnal adventures take visitors to the scariest parts of the city, from underground vaults, to local tombs and outdoor torture theatres. With so much history running through this majestic city, the bravery […]

Six of the best examples of Edinburgh’s architecture

With its castle dominating the skyline and its streets upon streets of beautiful, antiquated buildings, it’s no surprise that Edinburgh has a lot to offer when it comes to architecture. Whatever piques your interest – whether it’s medieval churches, centuries-old castles, or even the new, controversial parliament building – there’s certainly no shortage of culturally […]

Glasgow Art and Museums

Glasgow has some of Europe’s finest civic collections. In the city you’ll encounter historical finds, natural history and some genuinely incredible art – all housed in some of the city’s most breathtaking public buildings. In just one town you can see French impressionists, modern art, old ships, Scottish history and archaeology, medieval weaponry and more […]

Glasgow Barras

Explore the hustle and bustle of Glasgow Barras The Barras is a lively, bustling indoor and outdoor market that simply shouldn’t be missed when visiting Glasgow. Based in the East End of the city, the weekend market has been running since the early 20th Century and remains as popular today as it was nearly 100 […]

The West Highland Way

Walk the West Highland Way At more than 95 miles, or over 150 km, the West Highland Way is Scotland’s leading long-distance hiking route. It starts in Milngavie, some six miles from Glasgow, and takes in the shores of Loch Lomond, passes through Mugdock Country Park and skirts Ben Lomond. It also visits Glen Falloch, […]