The Isle of Islay on Scotland’s west coast is one of the country’s premier tourist attractions. The island offers visitors a wonderful experience whether it’s wildlife watching, relaxing on a beach, hiking through the countryside or sampling whisky.Read More
Summer in Scotland is one of the best times of the year to visit, whether it’s for a hike up the mountains, scenic walks around the coastline or island-hopping on the west coast.
This article offers suggestions for places to visit in summer in the main cities, the Highlands and the islands.Read More
Edinburgh is one of the world’s best-loved cities due to its historic attractions, interesting people, stunning scenery and the top festivals in Europe.
It can be overwhelming for a first-time visitor but this guide will help you discover the best time to visit, how to save money, how to travel around the city and much more.Read More
So you’re nearing the end of your Scotland holiday and getting ready to pack… but then you suddenly realise you haven’t bought any souvenirs to take back home. Doh!
Well don’t worry, because in this comprehensive guide I’ll show you the best souvenirs to buy as well where to get them from.Read More
A holiday in Scotland can be expensive. There are flights, accommodation each night, meals every day, attraction tickets, and travel between destinations. See how much it all costs in this comprehensive guide.Read More
Travel in Scotland without a car is certainly do-able, but you need to make sure you know your public transport options, where you’ll be heading to each day and how long you can expect to take to get there.Read More
There’s something special about travelling through Scotland on a train. I don’t know if it’s the sounds, the smells, or maybe just the fact that someone else is doing all the work, but taking the train always feels more enjoyable than using other forms of transport.Read More
Scotland isn’t alone in the world for having midges but we do seem to suffer from them more than most, mainly due to the fact that our climate offers them the perfect breeding conditions.Read More
Scotland has some of the most diverse airports in the world, from Edinburgh with its 12 million annual passengers at one end of the scale to Barra at the other which has the world’s only beach runway.Read More
Scotland has plenty of sights and activities to attract wealthy tourists, but what about those of us who have to make our money stretch a little bit further? Learn exactly how to travel Scotland on a budget in this complete guide.Read More
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland which is the unofficial capital of the West Highlands. It’s well-known for its ferry services to the Hebrides which has given the town the nickname ‘The gateway to the Isles’.Read More
Although the city is best known for its links to the oil and gas industry it also has a vibrant nightlife and extensive shopping areas, as well as some fascinating history in the old part of the town like Aberdeen University which dates back to 1495.Read More