Scotland

Scottish Shortbread by Flickr CC Luca Nebuloni

There are some undeniable advantages offered by traveling to Scotland that many people will want to explore. One of those advantages is sampling all the local cuisine that the country has to offer. There are some surprising diverse dishes that many people will want to consider. Tablet Many people will want to think about how […]

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Edinburgh by Flickr CC Bill Wilson

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is a place of charm and history. That aside, the Scots can be a rowdy bunch who love a good party and are always hospitable to those wishing to join in on the fun. Those looking for more than just a good Scotch whiskey can find a plethora of bars […]

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Orkney Islands by Flickr CC The World Affairs Council...

The Orkney Islands lie just off the northeast coast of Scotland. In many ways they retain many of the customs and natural characteristics of their ancient past. Most of the people are descendants of earlier Scottish settlers intermixed with the Vikings who invaded the islands from the 800s to the 1000s. There are only two […]

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Point at Lerwick by Flickr CC David Stanley

The Shetland Islands of Scotland is a beautiful vacation spot. This archipelago is surrounded by deep blue seas. The land itself is rocky, emerald green, with stunning, rolling hills. With its mild winters and cool, relaxing summers, this is a vacation spot that is ideal for the whole family. Although the land is beautiful, you […]

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Edinburgh

Every year in Edinburgh, a festival is held celebrating performing arts of both the Scottish traditions and other cultures from around the world. Tourists who enjoy a rich taste of cultural art and folk music will enjoy Fringe Fest and its events. There are several reasons why you should come to Fringe Fest. First, Fringe […]

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Whisky - Flickr CC Paul Joseph

Few countries have such a strong identity with a drink as Scotland with whisky. Despite being the quintessential drink of the Scottish, Scotch whisky is enjoyed almost everywhere on Earth with the wares being exported year on year in vast volumes. With the oldest surviving distillery in the country dating back to 1775, whisky has […]

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