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Experience the Wild Beauty of Ardnamurchan in the Scottish Highlands
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Experience the Wild Beauty of Ardnamurchan in the Scottish Highlands

The long dark of winter felt particularly bleak this year. Not least, because we’ve been locked down and unable to get out and about. However, the sun has finally returned, and the land is turning green once more. Restrictions are, at last, easing, and soon enough we’ll be allowed the full freedom of travelling around without needing to stay in self-contained accommodation....

Scotland’s Ancient Winter Celebrations
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Scotland’s Ancient Winter Celebrations

The main narrative of Christmas is a Christian one. The celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ; a first century Jewish religious leader. Hence, Christ-mas. Christianity is the world’s largest religion and underpins the social and familial values that many of us have grown up with.  We may or may not be religious in ourselves, but we still celebrate Christmas....

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....

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