Travel back in time in Orkney

Orkney’s history is more than five thousand years old, you can visit the amazing places, learn new things and travel back in time all in one visit.

Scotland’s illegal whisky heritage

After news that a new visitor centre will be constructed to celebrate Scotland’s illegal whisky heritage, we take a look at the historic illicit whisky.

Cawdor Castle – Haunted Stories

With many reports and stories surrounding the magnificent but creepy Cawdor Castle, we thought we would share with you some of the haunted tales.

“The Scottish government has long been interested in protecting Nessie.”

“The Scottish government has long been interested in protecting Nessie. This just reinforces this whole notion (that) the officials in Scotland take this creature very seriously.” – STEPHEN KURCZY, “Loch Ness monster is real: former Scottish police chief”, The Christian Science Monitor, Apr. 27, 2010 With all the speculation surrounding the Loch Ness Monster, Stephen… [Read more…]

Scotland leads the UK in reducing climate change

A new report published by the Committee on Climate Change has shown that Scotland is leading the way on greenhouse gas emission reductions. This is promising news for environmentalists and for the 2020 targets.

Life’s a Faught – Scottish Poem

Life’s a Faught by Robert Allan That life’s a faught there is nae doubt, A steep and slipp’ry brae, And wisdom’s sel’, wi’ a’ its rules, Will aften find it sae. The truest heart that e’er was made May find a deadly fae. And broken aiths and faithless vows Gi’e lovers mickle wae. When poortith… [Read more…]

My Heart’s In The Highlands – Robert Burns

My Heart’s in the Highlands by Robert Burns Farewell to the Highlands, farewell to the North, The birth-place of Valour, the country of Worth; Wherever I wander, wherever I rove, The hills of the Highlands for ever I love. Chorus.-My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart’s in the Highlands, a-chasing… [Read more…]

Rosslyn Chapel – Haunted Tales

Rosslyn Chapel is named one of the most mysterious and haunted places in Scotland and over the years even more strange secrets have come to surface about the eerie building.

The Kelpies

The Kelpies are the world’s largest horse sculptures and Scotland’s biggest sculptures.

Scottish whisky tours

Scottish whiskies are some of the most popular and revered spirits in the world, they all have a different taste and different style, here are some of the best Scottish whisky tours for you to visit.