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Scottish Tales & Legends: Thistle

“”…The stars like thistle’s roses floo’er The sterile growth o’ Space ootour, That clad in bitter blasts spreids oot Frae me, the sustenance o’ its root. O fain I’d keep my hert entire, Fain hain the licht o’ my desire, But ech! the shinin’ streams ascend, And leave me empty at the end. For aince…

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The Virgin and the Unicorn, by Domenico Zampieri (Domenichino), fresco, 1604–05.

Scottish Tales & Legends: Unicorns

The Virgin and the Unicorn, by Domenico Zampieri (Domenichino), fresco, 1604–05.   Did you know that the unicorn is Scotland’s national animal? It is true – this mythological creature is a symbol of pureness and innocence, as well as chivalry and pride. They are so powerful, that they could purify poisoned water with a touch…

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Top Distilleries to Visit in Scotland

I hope everyone’s been enjoying the sunny weather! Now that summer is around the corner, a great way to spend it is discovering how your favourite whiskies and gins are made. There are so many great distilleries to visit such as the Glenturret Distillery, Tullibardine Distillery, Stirling Distillery and the Dewars Distillery. We have a…

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Top Cafes and Restaurants to Visit

I hope everyone is enjoying the Spring season and the sunny weather! An important thing to consider when going on holiday is finding great places to eat. There are so many fantastic cafes and restaurants that offers tasty treats and fine dining experience. These include The Boathouse Kitchen and Bar, Real Food Café, The Golden…

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Shopping for Spring

I hope everyone is enjoying the Spring season! The weather is getting warmer, the flowers are starting to bloom and the Easter break is just around the corner. Once of my favourite things about Spring is transitioning from the heavy layers worn in winter to more light, colourful clothing. This season is the perfect chance…

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