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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...

Book Chat: Let’s Visit Edinburgh!

Recently, we received a review copy of The Adventures of Bella & Harry: Let’s Visit Edinburgh. You might remember our review of the Let’s Visit Paris book at Wandering Educators. Both books are written by Lisa Manzione and illustrated by Kr ...

I'm William Wallace...

I'm William Wallace, and the rest of you will be spared. Go back to England and tell them... Scotland is free!     Photo of Loch Tummel Courtesy and copyright Winfred Peppinck           I'm William ...

Stirling Castle launches Burns for Bairns tours

    Young visitors to Stirling Castle will be able to find out more about one of Scotland’s most famous poets later this month.   The castle is holding its inaugural ‘Burns for Bairns’ tours which will provide y ...

Celtic Connections 2013

    Late January in Scotland: the weather may be clear but cold, maybe sleet to high winds to snow, and all in the same day at times. Scotland's music in January has as much variety, but music might be a bit easier to navigate, especiall ...

Bide by the buff and the blue

    It's guid to be merry and wise, It's guid to be honest and true, It's guid to support Caledonia's cause, And bide by the buff and the blue! ~ Robert Burns

Scottish Citylink Explorer Pass

    There are a number of companies which offer tours of Scotland, focusing on history, whisky,  golf, Scotland in a day, and all manner of other things. All good and well, and worth looking into, especially of you’re new to travelin ...

Celtic Connections Cruise with National Trust for Scotland

    If you’ve ever wondered why the Isle of Man’s triskelion flag bears such a striking resemblance to Brittany’s curling emblem, or why Galician pipes sound so similar to Scottish bagpipes, the National Trust for Scotland may ...

Scots Fiddle Festival

    Fiddles: they are at the heart of Scotland’s music. One weekend every November, Edinburgh draws the best and brightest, fiddle masters from all parts of Scotland and from across the world, those who love to learn, those who love to te ...

Skyfall: Glencoe’s licence to thrill

Staff from the National Trust for Scotland’s Glencoe property got a makeover today to recreate a scene from the latest Bond movie, Skyfall.   Glen Etive is one of the many locations set to shine on the big screen when Daniel Craig&r ...

Ghostly path at Glencoe

    The National Trust for Scotland is sharing a stunning new night-time image of Coire nan Lochan in Glencoe. A brooding sky sits over the summit, while a ghostly glowing trail leads down to the valley below.   Glencoe has a dar ...

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