Posts for culture

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Wednesday 2nd Mar 2016

Ask almost anybody what Scotland is famous for and they will reply either “rain” or “whisky”. Very few people come to Scotland for the rain, but more and more are coming for our national drink. Whisky tourism is more popular than ever with events springing up all over the country. The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival […]

Blair Street Vaults, underground Edinburgh

Underground Edinburgh: Mercat Tours

Saturday 29th Aug 2015

Edinburgh is a beautiful city, worth spending hours, possibly days exploring. It has built up, literally in layers over centuries, so what lies beneath the surface of this pretty city? We had a chat with Kathleen Brogan of Mercat Tours to get a feel for a different Edinburgh that many don’t see. I’ve been really intrigued […]

Lime Cottage, Arniston Estate Cottages

Arniston Estate Cottages

Thursday 27th Aug 2015

Edinburgh, renowned for ‘The Festival’ and Hogmanay and all the associated hustle and bustle, is a vibrant, buzzing city all year round, perfect to explore at any time. Sometimes it’s great to be able to have a retreat from the whirlwind of the city to relax and unwind. Owner, Henrietta Dundas, tells us about Arniston […]

Perthshire – History and Culture

Wednesday 15th Jul 2015

Scotland’s history and traditions are world-renowned, rivalled only by its culture and scenery; and right at its heart lies Perthshire. Perth, a former capital of Scotland, lies on the banks of the River Tay. It’s a beautifully presented city, with lots to explore, but go beyond the boundaries of the ‘Fair City’ and the possibilities […]