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July 06, 2016

Lost Heritage of Inner Hebrides uncovered in landmark new book

    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.   By exploring the...

Lost Heritage of Inner Hebrides uncovered in landmark new book

    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.   By exploring the physical evidence that remains, The ...

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 ...

Gaelic, Scots, and Outlander: Speaking Scotland

    If you, a speaker of English, found yourself unexpectedly dropped back into the Highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, as protagonist Claire Randall does in the Outlander books and television series, one of the things you’d notice right aw ...

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 ...

Skiing Scotland

      The Highlands of Scotland: they are beautiful indeed when covered with the flowers of summer and autumn's lovely red and gold. What happens to them in winter? Snow! and they become destinations for skiing and other winter spor ...

Walking the Antonine Wall

      Very few people who have visited Hadrian’s Wall in northern England have even heard of, let alone visited, Scotland’s Antonine Wall. Constructed about twenty years later than Hadrian’s Wall, the Antonine Wall is one of the arc ...

Driving Scotland: Photos from the Road

    One of the great joys of being in Scotland is driving. There are extraordinary vistas around every bend, treasures hidden in glens, deliciousness found in small towns, and the colors (even on a rainy day) make you never want to blink. ...

Great Tapestry of Scotland

Ever want to see the history of Scotland, in one place? Head to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh this month to see it! The free exhibition is in the Main Hall from 3-21 September, 2013. The Great Tapestry will tour Scotland, after that. The Great Ta ...

Bales of Hay

      Scotland: Where even bales of hay get their own castle ~ Will Wellman     Photo by Winfred Peppinck       Bales of Hay Scotland: Where even bales of hay get their own c ...

Just the one Scottish lake

      It's just the one Scottish lake with the monster, right? Right? ~ Will Wellman         Photo courtesy and copyright Winfred Peppinck           ...

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