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A Taste of Scotland – The Best of Local Produce

Wednesday 2nd Dec 2015

With Scotland’s reputation for great food and drink growing year on year, we were keen to try and find out what makes a great eating experience. You might be forgiven in thinking to find great local produce, cooked really imaginatively and skilfully,  you would need to go to high-end, budget busting restaurants, however we spoke to […]

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 […]

chocolatier Jamie Hutcheon Aberdeen Cocoa Ooze

Chocolate: The Sweet Taste of Success

Thursday 18th Jun 2015

We’re looking to the future as part of the Year of Food and Drink, so who better to catch up with than Jamie Hutcheon, the winner of the Young Talent category of the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2015? Jamie, owner and Head Chocolatier at Cocoa Ooze in Aberdeen, beat off some serious competition […]

Interview: Glengoyne Distillery

Wednesday 18th Mar 2015

As March is all about breweries and distilleries in The Year of Food and Drink, who better than the lovely folk at Glengoyne Distillery to talk to us about all things whisky?  Located in idyllic surroundings just 14 miles north of Glasgow, Glengoyne is home to the slowest distillation process in Scotland and is a […]

Interview: Mull Magic

Friday 23rd Jan 2015

Established by former Wayfarers International Walking Tour Director, Ruth Fleming, in 2005, Mull Magic celebrate their 10th anniversary in 2015.  A small, family-owned and run business, Mull Magic has a well-earned reputation built on the dedication and knowledge of its leaders, who have over 30 years experience of walking with wildlife. As well as promoting […]

Interview: Wilderness Scotland

Sunday 14th Dec 2014

Here at EmbraceScotland we like to highlight hidden gem tips shared by owners of quality holiday accommodation in Scotland and suggestions from locals for exploring ‘the real Scotland’ during your holiday.  So this month, we couldn’t think of anyone better to talk to about stepping off the beaten track when holidaying in the Highlands than […]

Interview: Black Isle Bicycles

Thursday 20th Nov 2014

If you’re planning a holiday in the Highlands why not explore the beautiful Black Isle – by bike?  The lovely team at Black Isle Bicycles shared some of their favourite cycling routes in the area as well as lesser-known attractions and their top tips for holidaying in the Black Isle. What is special about a holiday on […]

Interview: Highland Safaris

Sunday 26th Oct 2014

This month the team at Highland Safaris shared their tips for visiting the area, and talked to us about their different tours, wildlife, gold panning and the magical Perthshire landscape. What is special about the landscape you experience during a Land Rover Safari?  While out on Safari you will find land sculptured by the elements and steeped […]

Interview: East Neuk Open Studios

Tuesday 26th Aug 2014

The beautiful East Neuk of Fife nudges out into the Firth of Forth, a line of picturesque villages strung along its coastline.  These villages – Crail, Cellardyke, Anstruther, Pittenweem, St Monans, Elie, and Lower Largo – are home to scenic harbours, historic houses, gorgeous beaches and restaurants that offer the freshest seafood.  Twice a year the doors […]

Interview: Misty Isle Boat Trips

Monday 28th Jul 2014

You can’t help but be swept off your feet by the Isle of Skye’s extraordinary landscapes.  What better way to soak up some of Skye’s most awe-inspiring scenery than by boat?  Misty Isle Boat Trips is a family run business offering boat trips from the beautiful village of Elgol to Loch Coruisk (where you can […]