Category: Features

Edinburgh Science Festival for Families

| April 5, 2015 | Reply
Edinburgh Science Festival for Families

Having spent hours pouring over the programme, circling events and exhibitions that they’d like to see and workshops that they’d like to attend, the Edinburgh International Science Festival had the high expectations of our kids to meet. Arriving at the City Arts Centre (CAC) on the opening day, and as first timers to the festival, […]

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Edinburgh International Science Festival

| April 3, 2015 | Reply
Edinburgh International Science Festival

Hands up if you think science is, well, just a little boring? Well I’m hopefully about to change your mind, or rather the Edinburgh International Science Festival is! Edinburgh these days is no longer just about its world famous summer festival in August. There are myriad festivals throughout the year and I’ll be taking my […]

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25 Reasons You Must Visit Scotland in 2017

| January 6, 2015 | 2 Replies
25 Reasons You Must Visit Scotland in 2017

25 Reasons You Must Visit Scotland in 2017 1. It’s the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017 – The Scottish Government and Visit Scotland have designated 2016 the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology so look out for myriad events showcasing all of the country’s epic history, heritage and archaeology. 2. Coast with the Most […]

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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

| December 6, 2014 | Reply
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Scotland does not celebrate New Year. It doesn’t need to as it boasts Hogmanay. You’d expect quite a party from the nation that brought the world its turn of the year anthem, Auld Lang Syne. And there is nothing quite like Hogmanay in the Scottish capital. Edinburgh’s party has become legendary across the globe and […]

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Protect Your Travel Belongings with Idtagit

| December 6, 2014 | Reply
Protect Your Travel Belongings with Idtagit

We have all been there. That sickening moment when you realise that one of your valuables or a bag has gone missing. This is a horrible experience when you are near the safety of your home in familiar surroundings, but one that is seriously amplified when you are on the road and a lot more […]

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Enjoy a Feast of Hebridean Seafood

| December 1, 2014 | Reply
Enjoy a Feast of Hebridean Seafood

At InsiderScotland we are big fans of seafood so we were delighted when we were sent a hamper by the Hebridean Food Company, with lobster, smoked fish and crab claws fresh from the Outer Hebrides. The Hebridean Food Company The Hebridean Food Company was started in February 2014 by Douglas Stewart, a lobster fisherman’s son […]

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Flybe Shakes up Scotland-London Travel

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Reply
Flybe Shakes up Scotland-London Travel

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has just launched three new routes from Scotland to London City Airport. I popped down on the inaugural flight from Edinburgh Airport to London City Airport for the launch. Being Checked in by Edinburgh Airport’s Top Man (in every way) – Gordon Dewar The new Edinburgh Airport service steps into […]

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Top 10 Free Visitor Attractions in Scotland

| October 7, 2014 | 3 Replies
Top 10 Free Visitor Attractions in Scotland

Scotland is a awash with world-class visitor attractions, and with so many to choose from it can be difficult to decide where to go. Entry charges might also be a factor when it comes to planning your itinerary. The good news is that Scotland has a whole host of first-rate attractions that you can visit free […]

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Top 5 Glamping Sites in Scotland

| October 7, 2014 | Reply
Top 5 Glamping Sites in Scotland

Camping is cool these days in Scotland. We are firm fans of camping and we’ve written two editions of Cool Camping Scotland. We’ve got a lot of Scotland entries too in the Cool Camping Britain guide. The growing popularity of camping has also given rise to an increasing number of sophisticated camping options, that come […]

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Edinburgh Festival’s Pommery Champagne Café Bar

| August 15, 2014 | Reply
Edinburgh Festival’s Pommery Champagne Café Bar

If you love quality champagne, superb food and world-class architecture you will instantly fall in love with the Pommery Champagne Café Bar. This gorgeous retreat is back for its fourth year at the Edinburgh Festival. For us this seriously classy pop up bar is as captivating as any Festival show! You get the very rare […]

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