So says The Wall Street Journal, ranking it alongside Shanghai, Madagascar and the Faroe Islands as one of the places to travel to in 2018. It writes: “A coastal college town, Dundee has emerged as Scotland’s coolest city (see the … Continue reading Dundee is the hot destination for “adventurous sophisticates…and deep-pocketed beach bums”
Fancy a break in a Scottish castle with an open fire in your bedroom, oak-panelled halls and fine dining? Yes, me too, but first you have to enter the October competition in Coast magazine. Glenapp Castle is a five star … Continue reading Win a taste of luxury in a Scottish castle
A bookstore is one of the many pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking. Jerry Seinfeld …printed books are magical, and real bookshops keep that magic alive. Jen Campbell I did discover that if you’re interested in … Continue reading Ever fancied running a bookshop? Now you can without risking your life savings…
Scotland’s Thistle awards – the Oscars for Scottish tourism – celebrates its ‘silver’ anniversary this year with a new catogary: Best Heritage Tourism Experience. It is one of 16 different categories that the public – that’s us – can make … Continue reading Shout out if you’ve had a great time in Scotland
I’ve been part of a fair few conversations recently where the answer to: Have you been to Scotland? has been Edinburgh, but that doesn’t count. And looking at VisitScotland’s free ebook guide I can only agree. Don’t get me wrong, … Continue reading A Free Ebook Guide to Wild, Wonderful Scotland in the Spring
First, I’d like to introduce you to a travel blog that I’ve just come across. Budget Traveller is an impressive site (and no prizes for guessing the main focus). It is run by Kash, an award winning travel blogger who … Continue reading Luxury and Hostel are two words that don’t go together, but I might change my mind….
Need more room? The last castle to have been built in Scotland could be the answer. It offered a sanctury to the Norwegian Royal family in World War II and recently it’s been a youth hostel. Now it’s on the … Continue reading Could this 40 bedroom castle be your dream home?
This is the stuff of Richard Branston-sized dreams. Savilles in Glasgow currently have an unmodernised three bedroomed cottage on their books, but buy the house and you also get a one bedroomed guest house and your very own nine acre … Continue reading For sale: Three bedroom house comes with its own island…