Scotland’s Best Island? Orkney Wins First Place in Survey

Prehistoric sites, dramatic scenery and sandy beaches earn the island the top spot for visitors, with Shetland coming second The ancient standing stones and neolithic settlements of Orkney have earned it the title of best Scottish island, according to a survey from Which? Readers were asked to rate 14 of the biggest of the hundreds […]

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Planning a trip to Scotland? Don’t miss 10 Best Scenic Drives In Scotland

It’s time for the outdoor lovers and adventure seekers to explore the magic of a Scottish road trip. Packed with classic whiskey, detailed glimpses of history, and anecdotes of eloping couples, any of these road trips in Scotland makes a worthy day tour. Some of these routes cover the lush and magnificent greens of Cairngorms […]

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Spooky Things to do in Edinburgh Scotland

Looking for haunted and spooky things to do in Edinburgh Scotland? The capital of Scotland and Europe’s most haunted city, Edinburgh bears a grim and horrible past just waiting to be discovered. Edinburgh showcases its haunted, scary and spookiest places through gruesome supernatural stories and outright terrifying attractions. With a history burdened by brutal witch […]

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Meet The Highland Cattle, Scotland’s Majestic Cows And Bulls

Highland cattle are Scotland’s adorable signature animals: shaggy, friendly representatives of the moors and highlands. Also known as heilan coos, Highland cattle have a close and fascinating relationship with the people of Scotland and are a tourist attraction in their own right. You can spot these magnificent creatures wandering the misty moors or at various […]

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Why tartan is a symbol of both rebellion and sophistication?

How did the highland garb evolve from historic symbol of rebellion to global brand, loved by tourists and designers alike? William Cook explores the chequered history of tartan. At the National Museum of Scotland, in the heart of Edinburgh, one exhibit item sums up Scotland’s tangled relationship with tartan. A stylish tartan frock coat with […]

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11 Reasons Why You Should Date a Scottish Person

C’mon, the accent Aye, the Scottish accent is pretty much universally acknowledged to be one of the dreamiest brogues out there. Even if it’s difficult to understand exactly what they’re saying sometimes, those rugged Scotch burrs are seriously impossible to resist. But it turns out they’re not just considered incredibly sexy – studies have shown […]

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