Historical Things to See and Do in Edinburgh

Set against a backdrop of hills, crags and rocky cliffs that overlook the North Sea, Edinburgh is one of Europe’s most awe-inspiring cities. Intertwined buildings, monuments and landscapes inspired Robert Louis Stevenson to proclaim Edinburgh “a dream in masonry and living rock.” The city has an opulent mix of historical...

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Places to go Skiing in Britain

May 13, 12 Places to go Skiing in Britain

Posted by in England, featured, Places, Scotland, Travel

Britain is probably one of the last places you’d associate with skiing, with most people heading to the likes of the Alps for a skiing holiday, yet there are plenty of places to go skiing here in the UK, either on real or artificial snow. Glenshee Ski Centre (Scotland) Set in 2000 acres, Glenshee boasts some of the most...

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Places to Visit in Edinburgh For Free

May 06, 12 Places to Visit in Edinburgh For Free

Posted by in Cities, featured, Scotland, Things to do, Travel

Edinburgh is an ideal tourist destination but the best thing about it is its many sites and attractions, most of which also happen to be the best in the city, that you can visit for free.  Below are just a few of Edinburgh’s attractions you can see which won’t cost you a pound. Most of the best galleries and museums in...

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Romantic Breaks – Highlands and Hotels in Scotland

We’ve all seen Braveheart, and fancied our chances of being swept away by the romance of the Scottish highlands in true traditional style. The fact is, though, not all men look great in kilts (knobbly knees can be a problem), and tents aren’t always that romantic either, as I once discovered on a rainy weekend in the Lake...

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Britain’s Best Shopping Cities

Mar 21, 12 Britain’s Best Shopping Cities

Posted by in Cities, England, featured, London, Places, Scotland

You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to shopping in the UK, as Britain is packed from end to end with fabulous shopping destinations.  Here is our guide to 5 of the best… 1. London It may be a little obvious, but the fact is that London really is a shopper’s paradise. Nobody should come to the English capital...

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Hillwalking in Scotland

Mar 20, 12 Hillwalking in Scotland

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Scotland is steeped in history and can offer some of the best natural scenery to be found anywhere in the world. It has to be one of the most picturesque regions and is an absolute delight. It can offer a visitor many diverse settings. An ideal way to experience the awe-inspiring beauty and tranquility of Scotland is by hill...

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