Top 3 Tips: Holiday Photography

With the impressive abilities within our smartphones today, almost everyone has the power to take incredible photographs. You do not always have to own an extortionate DSLR, just a little creativity. Our artistic passion usually presents itself when we escape normality and embark on a magical holiday. Capturing the beauty of our holiday destination to…

Historic sites in rural Scotland

The big cities of the Central Belt are not the only places soaked in history. There are plenty of lesser-known buildings and sites scattered around the countryside, all full of ancient stories to tell. Here is a selection of our personal favourites in the area.   Drummond Gardens Originally laid out in 1630 by John…

Myths and Legends in central Scotland

It’s no wonder J.K. Rowling was inspired by the Scottish landscape while writing her masterpiece. With its green forests, clear streams and Baronial architecture, Scotland is the perfect backdrop for Harry Potter’s adventures. But this country was full of magic even before the world’s most famous wee wizard was born: folk stories have in fact…

Free days out in Scotland

You’ll pay nothing to visit many of Scotland’s top attractions. Plenty of them are free to enter, and there’s an array of free events and experiences to enjoy too. Explore castles, museums, art galleries and more, all for free, on a day out that won’t leave you out of pocket. Here are just a few ideas…