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33 foot tall Puppet Storm heading through the streets of Glasgow

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February 16, 2020

Storm Kicks Off Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters

    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 purpose?  "Storm lives in...
33 foot tall Puppet Storm heading through the streets of Glasgow

Storm Kicks Off Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters

    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 purpose?  "Storm lives in the waters around Scotland, ...

The Stoats Creepy Crawl Brings Spooktacular Family Fun This Halloween

    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 oats company have teamed up to create The Stoats Creepy Cr ...

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

    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 designer. During his life, his work went in and out of favor. Ne ...

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

    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 Wild takes its inspiration from Arran’s rich natural her ...

Food Finds: Deesserts in Glasgow

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 King to Masala Twist. Further west as auto traffic is al ...

Scotland and Ireland Connect in Music

Ireland and Scotland -- there are just as many connections between the two countries as there are differences. One place those can be explored and enjoyed is through music, both from traditions of the past and work of present day singers, songwriters, and ...

Exploring Scotland's North Coast 500

Route 66, Going to the Sun Road, The Wild Atlantic Way: classic travelers'  routes all. The folk of the North Highland Initiative would like to add another to that list: North Coast 500.    North Coast 500 is a route that runs arou ...

Discover Scotland's Outlander Locations

    I assume if you're here on Journey to Scotland, you're probably a fan of the new Starz series, Outlander. Based on the book series by Diana Gabaldon, it's got the internet abuzz with joy. We've all got favorite places in Scotland (mine ...

Activities on a Cruise Ship

  Although the idea of boredom may occur to some when thinking of a cruise ship holiday, this is definitely not the case onboard a modern day cruise liner. For travellers of all ages and all tastes, there is something to get stuck into every day. ...

Travel gets easier in Scotland

  Citylink is Scotland’s major cross country bus system. Their coaches -- which is what buses which travel long distance routes are known as in Scotland -- connect more than two hundred towns and cities across the country. We've written abo ...

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