• AyeWrite! Festival in Glasgow in March

    February 29, 2020
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        If you enjoy reading books, learning about ones new to you, hearing authors discuss their creative processes, getting tips for your own writing -- just about anything book related...

  • Storm Kicks Off Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters

    February 16, 2020
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        A 33 foot-tall puppet made her way through the streets of Glasgow during 2020's Celtic Connections, in a kickoff of a year long celebration of coasts and waters.  Her...

    33 foot tall Puppet Storm heading through the streets of Glasgow
  • Glasgow Foodie Finds: Cafe Source

    February 16, 2020
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          Note: Sad to report that Cafe Source at Saint Andrew's in the Square ceased operation at the end of January 2020 as the building has been put up for sale by their...

  • The Stoats Creepy Crawl Brings Spooktacular Family Fun This Halloween

    September 25, 2017
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        This Halloween looks set to be spookier than ever thanks to a brand new event from the National Trust for Scotland and Stoats. Scotland’s largest conservation charity and the...

  • Music from Scotland: Capercaillie

    August 23, 2017
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        Capercaillie: back in high school, accordion and keyboard player Donald Shaw and singer Karen Matheson decided to start a band, which they named after the western grouse native to...

  • Art, Architecture, and Glasgow: Mackintosh, Scotland with Style

    August 11, 2017
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        Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Is his name is familiar?  Mackintosh, who lived in the late nineteenth through to early twentieth century, was an architect, artist, and...

  • Family Travel Tip: Isle Be Wild at Brodick Castle, Arran

    June 29, 2017
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        A fantastic new play experience for younger visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Brodick Castle and Country Park opens on 1 July, as the summer holidays begin. Isle Be...

  • Musicians Raise the Roof at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

    June 03, 2017
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        Two Scottish acts are preparing for this year’s Upside Doon music festival by playing a surprise gig on the roof of the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Talented singer-...

  • Exploring the History of the Antonine Wall at Glasgow Museum

    May 30, 2017
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          It ran from the mouth of the Clyde, where Glasgow is today, across Scotland to the Firth of Forth where Edinburgh now stands. A wall of turf and rock, at a shade under...

  • Food Finds: Deesserts in Glasgow

    April 05, 2017
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    Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow is a major shopping street. A pedestrian area near the city center buzzes with stores, including fashion boutiques and pound stores, as well as eating places from Burger...

Accommodations

A quick techie guide to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Jul 30, 2013
  If you’re a newbie facing the flood of talent that will engulf Edinburgh during the 2013 Festival Fringe (August 2 – 26), you’ll be wanting some serious modern technology at your disposal...
Jun 23, 2013
10 Days in Inverness
    If you ...
Oct 07, 2012
A Getaway to Lerwick
    One of the ...

Activities

AyeWrite! Festival in Glasgow in March

Feb 29, 2020
    If you enjoy reading books, learning about ones new to you, hearing authors discuss their creative processes, getting tips for your own writing -- just about anything book related...

Food

Glasgow Foodie Finds: Cafe Source

Feb 16, 2020
      Note: Sad to report that Cafe Source at Saint Andrew's in the Square ceased operation at the end of January 2020 as the building has been put up for sale by their...
Apr 05, 2017
Food Finds: Deesserts in Glasgow
Sauchiehall Street in Glas ...
Jul 23, 2013
Scotland for Foodies
    The ol ...
Jul 14, 2013
The Tea Garden, Mallaig
    Pictur ...

Travel Tips

Lost Heritage of Inner Hebrides uncovered in landmark new book

Jul 06, 2016
    For the first time the forgotten histories of a group of four Scottish islands – known collectively as the Small Isles – have been brought together in a definitive new work....
Jun 28, 2015
Exploring Scotland's North Coast 500
Route 66, Going to the Sun ...
Aug 10, 2014
Aug 08, 2014
Outlander showcase for Scotland’s heritage
Some of Scotland’s top her ...
Jan 07, 2014
Skiing Scotland
      ...
Nov 01, 2013

Random Photo

Underground Edinburgh

Beneath the streets of Edinburgh lurks a labyrinth of man-made tunnels that were originally designed to hide clandestine activities from the light of day. Once a refuge for everyone from renegade...