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What makes single malt Scotch whisky so famous?
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What makes single malt Scotch whisky so famous?

Ask anyone where they think of when whisky is mentioned, and Scotland is the answer. Maybe not the only answer in 2020, however, Scotland and whisky are inseparable. The same as France and fine wine. No other whiskies in the world dominate cultural consciousness quite like Scottish ones. Specifically, single malts. This isn’t to say a Scotch single malt will always win a blindfold taste test...

Why you need the untamed wildness of the Scottish Highlands
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Why you need the untamed wildness of the Scottish Highlands

There are many things in life we take for granted. One of these is having access to natural beauty. Whether we must walk, drive, fly, or sail over waves.  At any given moment we expect to be able to travel into wild landscapes. We have a cultural fascination with the romantic sublime. We love nothing more than getting away from our busy lives and setting forth into green hills and snow tipped...

8 of the Most Romantic Places to Propose in Scotland
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8 of the Most Romantic Places to Propose in Scotland

When it comes to marriage proposals, what is and what isn’t spectacular is a matter of perception. For some, it’s about making a grand statement. Diving a rainbow reef and having a pod of dolphins painstakingly spell out “marry me” or streaming it to social media from a private space flight, just as the curve of the earth comes into view…wow....

Did You Know Scotland Has Eagles?
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Did You Know Scotland Has Eagles?

Pigeons, sparrows, the odd warbler. You’d be remiss for thinking the UK was only home to unimposing birds. There are buzzards, sure. They can be quite majestic. There are owls too— which are fascinating and striking looking but hidden by the night mostly....

8 Must See Places in the West Highlands of Scotland
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8 Must See Places in the West Highlands of Scotland

Haven’t been to Scotland? You’re missing out on what Rough Guides readers have crowned the most beautiful country in the world.  So, what does it take for a country to be crowned most beautiful? It’s a mixture between natural landscape and feeling. Scotland is not just another part of the British Isles, but a place of pilgrimage for travellers from all corners of the Earth....

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