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February 16, 2020

Glasgow Foodie Finds: Cafe Source

      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 landlord and they were asked...

Orkney's Rich Cultural Heritage

    A new guidebook celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of the Orkney Islands has been produced by Historic Scotland, examining a built legacy that incorporates prehistoric villages, standing stones, brochs, palaces and a cathedral. ...

Trees For Scotland

  Lay down Scottish roots ... plant a tree & create a Living Legacy   From the Scotsman: Purchase a unique and everlasting gift or make a touching tribute to a loved one by planting a tree in their honour. The trees will be plant ...

Movie Travel: Harry Potter's Footsteps

    Do you just love to follow along in the footsteps of your favorite movies? If you're like our family, you've planned entire TRIPS around books, movies, and their locations!   When we were in Scotland, we visited all three of ...

Celtic Colours: Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada

Cape Breton in the north of Nova Scotia in Atlantic Canada, is known for its strong Scottish heritage, and for how that heritage has evolved its own identity through meeting with crosscurrents of other cultures. Every year in mid October, Cape Bretoners ce ...

3D Map of Scotland

Unique three-dimensional concrete map of Scotland awarded listed status The Great Polish Map of Scotland, a vast three-dimensional concrete representation of the country in the grounds of a rural Scottish Borders hotel, has been awarded B-listed statu ...

Free things to do in Glasgow

Glasgow is the second largest city in Scotland, and is chock full of great things to see, do, hear, and eat. And, there is plenty that you can do that are no cost - which is a helpful respite on your budget - and by saving money, you'll be able to experien ...

Scottish Archaeology Month at Holyrood Park

Meet a druid and discover the secrets of Iron Age life at Holyrood Park If you have ever wondered how our Iron Age ancestors flourished, an Historic Scotland event this weekend could answer your questions with an appearance from a druid, firestarter, ...

Cowalfest: Meet as strangers, leave as friends

Cowalfest has a knack of attracting extraordinary people who are fascinated by their area of interest and able to convey their wealth of knowledge in easy to understand and accessible language.   Join a Cowalfest walk or two, and you could meet for ...

Dig into Scotland's Medieval History

Love history? Does learning about what's gone before inspire your travels and life? Me, too. And there's a new online database that gives an extraordinary glimpse into the medieval History of Scotland. The ‘People of Medieval Scotland&rs ...

Time Travel at Aberdour Castle

Step back to the time of Oliver Cromwell at Aberdour Castle   Come to Aberdour Castle, possibly the oldest standing masonry castle in Scotland,  on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2012 and step back in time to the year 1651 when Oliv ...

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