The Scottish kilt is one of the most recognizable items of traditional clothing in the world. This warm, smart and durable garment is frequently worn at weddings and it’s the only national dress in the UK that’s worn for ordinary purposes as well as special occasions.
Discover the history behind Scotland’s kilt as well as its modern-day use, and learn exactly how to wear it and which accessories to wear with it in this handy all-in-one guide.
As one of the most-visited cities in Europe, Edinburgh is renowned for its atmospheric medieval streets, its beautiful historic buildings and its exciting festivals.
In this article, you’ll discover a collection of fascinating facts about Edinburgh’s 1,000 years of history and the events that transformed it from ‘Auld Reekie’ into ‘The Athens of The North’.
Edinburgh is one of the world’s top-rated tourist destinations and each year over 4 million people flood into the city to explore historic attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace and St. Giles Cathedral.
Discover a collection of the city’s top attractions in this article which delves into the beginnings of the city as Scotland’s capital and its transformation into a tourist hotspot.
From the attractions on the River Clyde to the exciting buzz of the city centre you’re guaranteed to find something to do in Glasgow. Discover a collection of fascinating facts about the city in this article that covers everything from its history to its tourist attractions.
Scotland is full of surprises. Whether it’s the jaw-dropping views of Glencoe or the magical atmosphere of Edinburgh, this country is regarded as one of the world’s top tourist destinations. Discover a collection of fascinating facts about Scotland in this article.
Scottish Beer is almost as legendary as Scotch whisky, and you can’t step foot in any town in the country without finding yourself in the vicinity of at least one watering hole that serves a wide selection of local brews.
What do you think of when someone mentions Scottish food? Cardiac-arresting mars bars dipped in batter? Or diabetes-inducing squares of tablet fuelling hyperactive children? Discover the top recipes that will change your opinion of Scottish food with this in-depth guide.
The Out About Scotland complete guide to celebrating Burns Night in Scotland – background information, what happens at an event, and the best places to go on Burn’s Night.
If you want some good, hearty, wholesome meals there’s a list of recipes in this list that you can easily make yourself with just a few basic ingredients I bet you’ve already got in your cupboard.
Whisky has links to Scotland in a way that no other product has to any other country in the world, and tens of thousands of tourists flock to the five main single malt regions every year to sample the legendary liquid.
No visit to Scotland can be considered complete with taking a journey to see Loch Ness, the world-famous body of water in the Scottish Highlands that captivates tourists with its tales of a mysterious sea-monster that has somehow evaded capture for hundreds of years.
One of the things I love about travelling around Scotland is discovering all the grim and gruesome bits of history that the tourist guides don’t bother telling you about.