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June 28, 2015

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...

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 ...

Outlander showcase for Scotland’s heritage

Some of Scotland’s top heritage sites take a starring role in the eagerly-anticipated new TV series ‘Outlander’. The production, which debuts on US TV on Saturday 9 August, was filmed at a number of popular and picturesque sites owned and cared for by t ...

A quick techie guide to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

  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 just to keep your head above water! But you’re ready to wa ...

Get to know Scotland - Immerse yourself in the local culture

One of the best ways to get to know a place is to live like a local - by immersing yourself in the local culture! You can learn how people live, shop, play, and learn by doing it yourself. This way, you can truly explore a place - and get off the tourist t ...

Family Travel Tips - Take your Kids to Scotland

There's so much to see, do, and LOVE in Scotland. From the beauty of the Highlands to the bustle of Glasgow and Edinburgh, from history galore to  nature, from unexplained wave patterns to delicious food, Scotland is the perfect place for family t ...