Haggis (closeup)

A Primer on the Best (and Worst) of Scottish Food

By Andrea Kirkby Haggis, a fish supper and a deep fried Mars bar or a Tunnock caramel bar, washed down with a can of Irn Bru – is that all Scotland has to offer? To read some articles on Scottish food,...

Airline Operates Special Redhead-only Flight

Redhead attendees at a previous Redhead Day festival ©e3000 The Dutch city of Breda is home to the Redhead Day festival, dedicated to the gingers of the world. This year, to reach out specifically to...

New Bond-themed Travel Package Offered in Scotland

Daniel Craig and Judi Dench in "Skyfall" ©The Daily Mail Bond fans can rejoice (myself included, obviously)—a new Bond-themed vacation package in Scotland is being promoted to celebrate 50 years of...

Scottish Island Vanishes from Google Maps

©AODVet It may be a simple error, or perhaps it's part of a vast cartographic conspiracy too large for us to see. Whatever the reason, observant users of Google Maps noticed that the Scottish island...

Will Scotland Become a Hotspot for Jedi Weddings?

Jedi © Brian Talbot A religious group has speculated that Scotland will become a destination for Jedi weddings should new legislation governing marriage be adopted, a prospect which they seem to view as...

Excitement Builds for “Boring and Dull Day”

© Photo by Chris Phan Boring and Dull have joined forces in the hope of packing a bigger punch. The American town of Boring, Oregon has entered an alliance with the Scottish village of Dull with a...

World’s Shortest Flight to be Continued

Papa Westray © Alan Denney A new contract has been awarded for the world's shortest scheduled flight. Flights from Westray to Papa Westray in Orkney, Scotland can last as little as 47 seconds in...
Falconry School at Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland

Exploring the Hidden Activities at Gleneagles Hotel

Much of Scotland’s identity is bound up with the mountains, lochs and rugged coastline of Highlands. Its wild beauty attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world every year, binding national...