Scotland (6)

12216544095?profile=RESIZE_930xDylan de Jonge

Few spirits have captured the hearts and palates of spirits enthusiasts quite like whisky, a sophisticated elixir born from the perfect blend of time-honored tradition, premium ingredients, and meticulous craftsmanship. Distilled in Scotland and Ireland since at least the 15th century, single malt is now also produced in more than two dozen other countries, even including the likes of Brazil, Lebanon, Pakistan, South Africa, and Taiwan. Whisky is also widely available online, an

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The year is 1645. The most virulent strain of the bubonic plague - the "Black Death" - has immobilized Edinburgh, Scotland, claiming the lives of more than half the city’s population. The area hardest hit: Mary King’s Close off High Street, a lively, busy thoroughfare of pubs, shops, and residences. Cries of suffering have replaced the friendly chatter, and the stench of death the aroma of tea and scones.

The place, the time, the horror have been r

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Edinburgh is Scotland's most sophisticated city, filled with quirky, come-hither nooks and activities that will fascinate you. And here are seven places and things that will make your visit here even cooler!

Come in Summer for the Edinburgh Festivals

Over six weeks in August and September, the city is given over to the Edinburgh International Festival and Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with their all-day/all-night cavalcade of hundreds of daily performances in all genres, as well as

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Are you bored of lounging on sun-beds or bruising your bum on the slopes? Do you want a break that can give you a genuine sense of well-being and achievement? An active break in Aviemore and the Cairngorms National Park can tick all these boxes. 

Nestled in the rugged and handsome heart of the Scottish Highlands. Wild and untamed in its majority, the setting invokes a passion in you from the moment you step off the plane at the bijou Inverness Airport. The cool clear mountainous air brushes yo

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