Monthly Archives: November 2013

Haunted Edinburgh

Recent press reports have listed Edinburgh as the most haunted city in the United Kingdom. With 375 paranormal sightings in the last 25 years Edinburgh beat Glasgow and Nottingham to the title of ‘spookiest’ city. The results were collated together by author and ghost hunter Christian Jensen Romer to promote a new tv programme, ‘Paranormal […]

Aviemore and Highland Wildlife Park

The Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig, near Kingussie opened in 1972 as an offshoot of Edinburgh Zoo.  Both facilities are operated by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. The original remit of the park was to showcase native Highland species such as Polecats, Wildcats, Red Fox and Badgers.  The decision to move away from this […]

Glasgow Cultural Visit

Glasgow is the perfect venue for a long weekend of culture. Scotland’s largest city may not be synonymous with high art and culture in most people’s minds but the reality would surprise you. Glasgow is home to Scottish Ballet and Scottish Opera plus at least nine theatres.  The city has a vibrant arts scene with many events and festivals […]

Inverness

Inverness is the capital of Highland Region and it is the northernmost city in the British Isles. The city sits upon the banks of the River Ness where it flows into the Moray Firth.  The city has many attractions for visitors as befits the fastest growing city in Scotland. It is famed for its proximity […]