Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

June 3, 2019

Coming June 6, 2019. Celebrate cycling! Head to Scotland’s capital for the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling, an eleven day event packed with a range of activities for all age groups centered around the many sides of bicycles from sport and adventure to transport and fun. In its seventh year, some of the festival highlights include: leisurely […]

West Highland Way

April 29, 2019

For a pure dead brilliant (Scottish slang for really good!) long distance walk, head to the West Highland Way! It’s no wonder that as Scotland’s first officially designated Long Distance Route, it is the best loved and most popular. Taking you 96 miles from Milngavie, a short train ride from Glasgow, to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands, the […]

Edinburgh Natural Skincare Symmetry Anti Ageing Cream

April 3, 2019

It’s 100% natural. That’s the driving force behind the wonderful products from our friends at The Edinburgh Natural Skincare Company. Their Symmetry Anti Ageing Cream is a luxurious pot of handmade goodness. This cream is more of a solid balm that melts easily with the warmth of your fingers, leaving you with a silky texture […]

Highland Fling Race

April 3, 2019

Coming April 27, 2019. Kilts are welcome but optional! The Highland Fling Race is a grueling 53 mile timed race along Scotland’s premier long distance route, the West Highland Way. Runners from all over the world vie for a coveted spot in this ballot-allocated race that is limited to 1000 lucky entrants. This point-to-point trail ultramarathon […]

Wilderness Scotland’s Road Cycling Skye and the Inner Hebrides

January 30, 2019

Coming May 18, 2019. Fàilte gu Alba! (translation: Welcome to Scotland, in Scottish Gaelic). Join Wilderness Scotland for their women’s only Road Cycling Skye and the Inner Hebrides tour. This 7 day adventure takes you through the islands close to Scotland’s West Coast with breathtaking vistas of the sea, countryside, and peninsulas with a couple of ferry […]


January 11, 2019

Welcome aboard…it’s a new floating hotel! Just opened at the beginning of this year, Fingal is a luxury floating hotel, permanently berthed at the Port of Leith, Edinburgh’s vibrant waterfront. Starting out as a lighthouse tender, Fingal has been decadently transformed in Art Deco and neoclassical design style with 23 cabins, each named after a lighthouse, […]

Cairnie Fruit Farm and Mega Maze

September 27, 2018

Now through October 31, 2018. How about a mega maze in bonnie Scotland? Visit the Cairnie Fruit Farm and Mega Maze in the scenic Fife countryside, a little over an hour’s drive north of Edinburgh. A labyrinth of pathways and blind alleys extend over 6 acres with the maize growing to a height of 9 feet. […]

Glasgow-Edinburgh Ultramarathon

March 27, 2018

Coming March 31, 2018. A race taking you from Scotland’s largest city to Scotland’s capital. It’s the Glasgow-Edinburgh Ultramarathon! Clocking in at about 54 miles long, this race is a scenic, mostly flat one, taking your from exciting Glasgow filled with museums, interesting shops, delicious restaurants, and a thriving music and nightlife scene to Edinburgh with its UNESCO World […]

Scottish Highlands Hiking Adventure by Wild Women Expeditions

June 15, 2017

Coming September 1 and 15, 2017. Keep an eye out for Nessie! Join Wild Women Expeditions for their weeklong Scottish Highlands Hiking Adventure. The main focus of this tour is hiking with daily guided treks from 4 to 11 miles through coastal villages, craggy mountain peaks, woodlands, farmland, and Scotland’s highest and most famous mountains – Ben Nevis. […]

Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

October 19, 2016

Considered by some as one of the most haunted places in the world, Edinburgh Castle makes a trip to the Scottish capital a must for Halloween thrill seekers! Actually, anytime of year is a good time to visit this historic castle, and it’s no wonder that this is Scotland’s most-visited paid tourist attraction. Edinburgh Castle presents as […]

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

September 8, 2016

Coming September 25, 2016. Watch out for Nessie! Though there are no guarantees that you’ll see her, the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon is certainly worth running. The 26 mile route starts at the high ground between Fort Augustus and Foyers and will drop down to the banks of Loch Ness at Foyers, traveling along the south-eastern shores of […]

Nairn’s Products

June 13, 2016

Savory or sweet? Take your pick with Nairn’s delicious oat crackers and oat cookies. Baked in Scotland from Scottish oats, these tempting snacks are like eating oatmeal in a cracker form! You really taste the healthy goodness of the wholegrain oats that are loaded with complex carbs and both soluble and insoluble fiber. This translates […]

Sailing Adventure in Ireland and Scotland by VakanShe

May 15, 2015

Coming September 13, 2015. Anchors away! Join VakanShe for their 8-day Sailing Adventure in Ireland and Scotland. You and a small group of sea-loving ladies head out of Belfast, Ireland on board The Cherokee, a 16 meters long sailing ship with an English and Dutch speaking crew. Spend relaxing days sailing along the Scottish west […]

John Muir Way, Scotland

March 16, 2015

A long distance route worthy of its namesake. The John Muir Way travels 134 miles from Dunbar (his birthplace) along the Scottish coast to the waterfront town of Helensburgh. By foot, expect about a 7-10 day journey and by bike, expect a 3-5 day trek over easy to moderate terrain. Savor the Scottish countryside with […]

West Highland Way, Scotland

August 27, 2014

Scotland’s premier long distance route. The West Highland Way is a moderately difficult 96 mile walking trail passing over many ancient roads through rolling hills, woods, and of course some Scottish lochs. It is usually traveled from south to north, links Milngavie, just outside Glasgow, to Fort William in the Highlands, and can take from […]