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#1/19
Rating:
4.6
(5 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
There's more to Edinburgh than a festival - whatever time of year you visit you'll find plenty of entertaining ways to spend your time, including some you might not have thought of before...... read more »
#2/19
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Pitlochry, Inverness
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
My account of a delightful budget break in Scotland featuring a journey on the Caledonian sleeper train and short stays in Inverness and Pitlochry... read more »
#3/19
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Glasgow
Glasgow offers a number of surprising shopping experiences. But of most interest to the visitor are those that are tied to the city’s working class history as much as they are its prosperous present... read more »
#4/19
Rating:
4.333335
(3 comments)
Go to Stromness, in Orkney, this summer and you’ll find the sun rarely sets. This is the time of the simmer-dim, when endless days and short, dusky nights make for long hours of leisure... read more »
#5/19
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Dundee
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Dundee has a colourful past and an even more colourful present, with historic buildings and naval masterpieces in a stunning setting on the River Tay... read more »
#6/19
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Real bars. No themes. No DJs. Just locals chatting with great beer, some live Scottish music and wild Scottish dancing.... read more »
#7/19
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Dundee
What have Desperate Dan and Captain Scott got in common? The answer is Dundee, so if you think Scotland’s fourth city has little going for it, other than a history of boiling marmalade, think again... read more »
#8/19
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Edinburgh
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Book now for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (3 - 27 August 2012), with 40,000 performances of 2,500 shows taking place in 260 venues in three weeks. ... read more »
#9/19
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
"Kultir!" - as some Glaswegians say - can be many things to many people. In Glasgow, enjoy a night at the theatre or watch history in the making at one of the UK's best music venues... read more »
#10/19
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Glasgow
Whether you are after a designer dress or a diamond engagement ring, Glasgow is a shopaholic's dream. Here are my suggestions on where to spend, spend, spend ... read more »
#11/19
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Edinburgh has numerous places to stay - but if you're on a budget, check out these two new hostels, which offer clean, contemporary accommodation in great locations at affordable prices. Bargain!... read more »
#12/19
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Step back in time in the historic castle, take a spooky ghost tour, visit the Da Vinci Code chapel and chomp on a deep-fried Mars Bar. Here's why Edinburgh is one of Britain's most exciting cities... read more »
#13/19
Rating:
3.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Glasgow
Always an exciting city to visit, Glasgow has upped its game even more in readiness for Scotland’s ‘Year of Homecoming' in 2009. There's never been a better time to go... ... read more »
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Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Glasgow
Scotland’s largest city bursts with personality – so pack your mac, and a sense of humour, and you won’t go far wrong in Glasgow, one of the UK’s friendliest places ... read more »
#15/19
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Let me show you the attractions in Edinburgh's Royal Mile, from the Castle at the top to Holyroodhouse at the bottom... read more »
#16/19
Rating:
0
(0 comments)
Numerous castles, rugged countryside and plenty of links to Scotland's cultural heritage are all highlights of a visit to Ayrshire... read more »
#17/19
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0
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Stock up on delicious local produce at the farmers’ market before admiring the architecture, boutiques and hilltop castle that crowns the historic streets of Edinburgh... read more »
#18/19
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0
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Destination: Edinburgh
Edinburgh is steeped in history, which is reflected in its vibrant art, antiques and collectables market. Here are some great galleries, auction houses and antique shops to whet your whistle.... read more »
#19/19
Rating:
0
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Destination: Edinburgh
The real Scotland - from kilts to handbags, haggis and music: a guide to world class products and experiences in the Scottish capital.... read more »
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