Category: Regions

Dundee Celebrates the 100th Hotel Indigo

| August 29, 2019 | Reply
Dundee Celebrates the 100th Hotel Indigo

It’s fitting that design led boutique brand Hotel Indigo chose to open a hotel in Dundee. This is after all the city that UNESCO proclaimed their first ever official City of Design. It is a Scottish hub built upon a classic design past and a sparkling design present and future. Boasting a hotbed of creative […]

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Edinburgh Festival Lowdown

| August 6, 2019 | Reply
Edinburgh Festival Lowdown

It’s that time of year again when the biggest and most prestigious arts festival in the world takes over Edinburgh city centre. This spectacular event, which has been running since 1947, is colossal in both scale and scope. The Edinburgh Festival or Festival as it commonly known is actually a collection of five separate events, […]

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Indoor Adventures at Scrambles Soft Play

| January 9, 2019 | Reply
Indoor Adventures at Scrambles Soft Play

Looking for somewhere to keep the wee ones occupied, whilst steering them towards being active and healthy? Somewhere where you can enjoy a decent coffee and a delicious slice of cake? How about somewhere to watch your kids enjoying themselves as you take a well earned break? You just found it at the newly revamped Scrambles soft play at […]

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Essential Guide to the Edinburgh Festival

| July 25, 2018 | Reply
Essential Guide to the Edinburgh Festival

Every year numerous cities around the world proclaim their annual arts festivals as the largest and best on the globe. Edinburgh’s summer festivals, however, really is the biggest on the planet. It is a colossal event that has been wowing locals and visitors alike for over seventy years. First launched in 1947 today’s ‘festival’ is five of separate […]

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Weaving Warhol into World Heritage

| January 19, 2018 | Reply
Weaving Warhol into World Heritage

It’s always a great time to visit a UNESCO World Heritage site. Now there is even more reason to visit one of Scotland’s six UNESCO sites. We’re talking about glorious New Lanark. A fascinating built environment that offers a unique window into Scotland’s industrial past. It also enjoys a striking setting on the banks of […]

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Speyside Whisky

| January 11, 2018 | Reply
Speyside Whisky

If – like us – you’ve fallen in love with Scotland’s sublime single malt whiskies – there is one place in Scotland that you really must visit. We’re huge fans of the peaty wonders distilled on the magical island of Islay, but in terms of sheer variety you really can’t beat Speyside. This glorious part of Scotland- think the mighty River Spey, […]

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Golf in Fife Scotland

| September 12, 2013 | Reply
Golf in Fife Scotland

St Andrews is renowned the world over as the Home of Golf and it is hard to argue with this epithet. Home of the Royal and Ancient, the Old Course and host to the British Open more often than anywhere else, in St Andrews golf runs through the residents’ veins. Fife, though, has much more […]

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Argyll

| April 12, 2013 | Reply
Argyll

Steeped in breathtaking natural beauty Argyll is one of the most scenic corners of Scotland. A region awash with lochs, rolling hills and ancient forest, it is also criminally undiscovered. Its expansive coastline offers clear blue waters and sandy beaches. Then there are its wealth of historic castles and monuments and attractive towns and villages. […]

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Perthshire

| April 11, 2013 | Reply
Perthshire

Gazing down the barrel of Loch Tummel it is easy to see what so entranced Queen Victoria about Perthshire. She famously loved the Highlands, but this staggering view out across the silvery waters towards the brooding peaks of Perth’s mighty mountains was her undoubted favourite. This impressive panorama perfectly sums up the charms of Perthshire, […]

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Scotland’s Whisky Isle – The Ultimate Guide to Islay Whisky

| November 23, 2012 | 1 Reply
Scotland’s Whisky Isle – The Ultimate Guide to Islay Whisky

With eight whisky distilleries and a string of stunning beaches on one wildly beautiful island Islay should be deluged under the weight of mass tourism. Such is the remoteness of this Hebridean isle, though, that the tourist hordes have yet to really discover this paradise, leaving the locals to get on with the impressively self-sufficient […]

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