A bike can be parked with much more ease than a bus or car and that makes a bike tour one of the best options to explore the city up close. Most good bike tour providers will provide safety helmets and follow designated cycling routes. Biking along the Clyde waterfront and the Canal is one… Read the full article
Scotland Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
Probably the loveliest country in the world, Scotland has been blessed by the Gods with an abundance of natural beauty. If nature interests you then Scotland will have you hooked. The sudden deep lochs, fierce cragged peaks and gushing rivers will take you by surprise as the rocky uneven terrain hides many mysteries beneath it.
There is something magical about its mountainous regions and this is why JK Rowling was inspired enough to create Hogwarts after her extensive Scotland stay. The undefinable loveliness of its cities Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness etc. and the grandeur of the Northern Highlands is only matched by the treasure troves of its islands… the Hebrides, the Shetland- Orkney and the Isle of Sky and Islay.
Go to Scotland once and see its dark skied Galloway Park and the elusive Aurora Borealis and you will be convinced about the existence of magic on earth. If the beaches of Luskentyre and the Loch Morich and the Big Sands don’t enchant you then head off to the Ben Navis peak and exhilarate at the Outdoor capital of UK near Lochaber Fort William.
The nation which gave the world Scotch Whiskey has an abundance of Pubs with delish pub fare. Scotland has earned the Protected Geographical Indication status i.e. they must always be prepared in tradition at the same location.
The nation which is the birthplace of Grand Auto Theft (Dundee) and the bagpipes and the Scottish Checks deserves a whole book but for now console yourself by going through this alluringly detailed guide on all things Scottish.
Here is a great place to start: Know about Scotland & Its Tourism.
Or else go through the articles below to uncover each fascinating aspect of Scotland.
With more than 450 years of brewing traditions behind it, the Tennents Wellpark brewery is called UK’s best beer attraction. After all Tennent’s Lager has been holding a coveted position in a market that’s largely dominated by fine Scotch whiskies. In a country (and city) that talks and walks whiskey; Tennent’s has been upholding the… Read the full article
Glasgow with its beautiful architecture, profusion of parks and museums and an eclectic chequered history is simply not a city that you can explore fully behind frosted windows. Even if you do a hop on hop off city sightseeing bus tour of Glasgow (works well as an introduction to the city) you need to take… Read the full article
Whiskey has rebellious roots in Scotland; the truant distillers who lived north were evading English taxmen for almost 200 years. To know more about distilleries of this type; you could check out our extensive page on Glengoyne distillery. In the late 18th century there were only 8 legal distilleries and more than 400 illegal ones.… Read the full article
Glasgow Central station tour revolves around the famous congested station of Glasgow… an architecturally brilliant ensemble that dates back to 1879 and has a mystery laden past. The building is recognised to be one of the most legendary buildings in Scotland (it’s category ‘A’ listed) and it stands on the North bank of Clyde. Once… Read the full article
Glasgow has nice subway connectivity but it won’t take you too many out of the way sights like the Riverside Museum or the in city busy ones like the Glasgow Cathedral. And in spite of Glasgow being walker friendly, there is unpredictable rain most of the times so it’s not advisable to plan a walking… Read the full article
Glasgow essentially is a city of rich museums and lovely old buildings. The museums have mostly free entry (read about Glasgow top attractions) while the fantastic old buildings are there for everyone to admire and photograph. Besides this there are sprawling parks with nominal entry fees… the profusion of greenery has earned Glasgow the name… Read the full article
What To Expect Glasgow is considered to be a great base to explore the Scottish Highlands. Just a few decades earlier it was considered to be an industrial town with little to offer in the name of tourism. But now, many prefer it to Edinburgh on account of Glasgow being more relaxed and its better… Read the full article
Glasgow Green is one of the most loved green spaces of Glasgow and is the city’s oldest park. Built in the East end which was the ‘downmarket’ part of Glasgow in the days of yore… you can easily walk to Glasgow Green from the city centre. This beautiful park won a Green Flag award in… Read the full article
Buchanan Street is now the busiest shopping thoroughfare street in UK after London’s Oxford Street. Glasgow’s most lavish promenade contains a large assortment of shops, two arcades, library and museum, a design centre and numerous ornamented Victorian and Edwardian style buildings. The entrance to the main concert hall of the city axes the street meridian… Read the full article