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Lost in Translation

January 16, 2012 | Posted in Destinations

Fascinated with Scottish history, I have recently taken it upon myself to learn more about this interesting country. As I sit in my Aberdeen city centre hotel, it is apparent that I will never uncover the entire story of how Scotland came to be, since a good portion of its history has not been written, …

Weather Reports

January 6, 2012 | Posted in Destination Tips

The Northern Constabulary have announced that, due to severe weather, the B9007 from Ferness to Carrbridge is closed. Potentially making it difficult to find access to your Coylumbridge hotel, it is therefore advised that tourists think carefully before making any concrete plans of visiting the area.

The Mysteries of Scotland

December 30, 2011 | Posted in Destination Tips

Like many countries, Scotland certainly boasts its fair share of myths and legends! No matter whether you’re visiting one of the towns in the south, or travelling all the way up to the Highlands for remote hotel breaks Scotland features a wealth of curious folklore.

Protests at the Cairngorms

December 29, 2011 | Posted in Destination Tips

A campaign protest group have set up base against a wind farm that is planned to be built in the Highlands. Whilst ministers suggest that many establishments, such as a shopping area or Scottish highland hotel will benefit from the scheme, many have arrived to argue against the plans.

Weekend Breaks in Great Britain

December 28, 2011 | Posted in Destinations

If you are planning a weekend away, there may be no need to spend time, money and air miles travelling to foreign shores. The United Kingdom has a huge amount to offer both visitors from abroad and tourists native to the country, and the sheer variety of different experiences to be had during a British …

Natural Paradise Thinking

December 27, 2011 | Posted in Destination Tips

Personal contact with nature is the most pleasant way to relax during your vacation. Close your eyes and imagine yourself walking across an ancient forest, admiring the beauty of a pristine lake, or just enjoying a great landscape from your room’s balcony. Enjoy nature at its best by travelling to Scotland, a country that is …

Oh Bagpipes

December 27, 2011 | Posted in Destination Tips

While some may refer to the bagpipes as a instrument that causes more headaches than pleasure, one must understand the tradition behind traditional Scottish music to fully appreciate such an unique wind instrument.

The Early History of Corby

December 27, 2011 | Posted in Destinations

Corby is a historic market town located in the English Midlands. Modern-day visitors will find a great selection of bars, restaurants and Corby hotels, belying a history with its roots in pre-historic Stone Age civilisation.