An Interview with Achray House

The lovely team at Achray House answered our questions about the restaurant with the most breathtaking views in St. Fillans. Here’s what they had to say about their business, post-lockdown plans and even some special recipes you should try at home if you haven’t already!   How would you describe Achray House in one sentence?…

An Interview with Brambling Bus

We are back with another interview. For today’s blog we interviewed Sara and Maciek, who in 2019 founded Brambling Bus, providing exciting tours around Scotland which are available in four different languages! Here’s what they had to say about their business.   How would you describe Brambling Bus in one sentence? We organise private, custom-made…

An Interview with Eternal Mountain

This week we were dreaming of long hikes, forest bathing and days spent outdoors reconnecting with nature, so we decided to contact an expert in the field. Eco tour guide Patrick Phillips founded Eternal Mountain in 2019 to share his passion for travel and local history. Eternal Mountain offers a wide range of walking tours…

Know Your Gaelic Landscape Terms

Scotland’s rich culture, with its music, foods, clothing, dances and other globally recognisable traditions largely comes from the country’s Gaelic heritage. Following the Jacobite uprisings, the Highland Clearances of the late 18th century heavily suppressed the use of the Gaelic language through centuries of persecution. However, the Scots never forgot their roots, and Gaelic is…

Virtual Events This Month

May usually marks the beginning of festival season. Unfortunately, due to current events May 2020 will be a little quieter than usual… but that does not mean you cannot party from home! There are numerous virtual events taking place this month, you just need to pick your favourites, gather the family together, and get ready…

Virtual Tours of Scotland

The new trend is travelling (virtually) from the comfort of your own home. Make the most of lockdown: research future holiday destinations thanks to the numerous virtual tours of Scotland available online. Here are out top suggestions.   Scotland VR One of VisitScotland’s best FREE apps, Scotland VR gives you the opportunity to experience some…

Easter Traditions from Around the World

Happy Easter! Today’s blog will follow the theme of our latest newsletter, and describe different Easter traditions from around the world. Make sure you never miss another newsletter again, subscribe following this link!   Foods There is nothing more comforting than buttered hot cross buns with a steaming mug of tea on Easter morning, nothing…