Chris Pine Outlaw King movie Netflix
Scotland, TV

A brand-new Scottish tour inspired by The Outlaw King

The Outlaw King is a fantastic new film about one of Scotland’s national heroes: Robert the Bruce. While the film was first shown at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, it has just come out for an international audience on Netflix and critics are already praising it. The film was written, produced, and directed … Continue reading “A brand-new Scottish tour inspired by The Outlaw King”

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Edinburgh Christmas Market Scotland
Scotland

A Guide to Christmas in Scotland

There are endless reasons why a Christmas trip to Scotland is well worth considering. For a start, there’s the weather. Yes, you’ll need to bring plenty of layers and be prepared for rain, but there’s also a much higher chance of a white Christmas here than in many other parts of the UK – and … Continue reading “A Guide to Christmas in Scotland”

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Linlithgow Palace (Wentworth Prison) - 5 places to visit in Scotland if you love outlander
Scotland, TV

5 Places to Visit in Scotland If You Love Outlander

If Scotland’s tourism industry was flourishing before the TV programme Outlander first hit screens in 2014 (and it was), it’s gone from strength to strength since. The phenomenon known as ‘the Outlander effect’ has seen visitor numbers to locations featured in the series skyrocket – in some cases increasing by as much as 72% over … Continue reading “5 Places to Visit in Scotland If You Love Outlander”

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Edinburgh Castle seen from the West Princes Street Gardens
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Frequently Asked Questions About Edinburgh

Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital city and, recently, it has grown in popularity, becoming one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world. For the team here at Inspiring Travel, it’s heartening to see our capital city receive the praise and attention it deserves, and many of our tailormade and set Scottish tours involve visiting … Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions About Edinburgh”

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Glasgow Cathedral was built in 1136
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Frequently Asked Questions About Glasgow

Glasgow is Scotland’s biggest city and the third most populous city in the UK. Glasgow has a lot to offer visitors, including its vibrant nightlife, rich history, several amazing museums and art galleries, and some of the best multicultural cuisine in Scotland. Glasgow is a true modern metropolis, but it has managed to hold on … Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions About Glasgow”

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Glencoe Valley in the Scottish Highlands - Visit Scotland instead of England
Scotland, Landscapes

Why You Should Visit Scotland Instead of England

Tourists come from all over the World to visit Scotland, but it’s particularly popular with Americans and Canadians. England is also an incredibly popular tourist destination, and, while it’s possible to visit England and Scotland in the same trip (they’re on the same island, after all), we’d like to make a case for why you … Continue reading “Why You Should Visit Scotland Instead of England”

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Glenfinnan Viaduct - Hogwarts Express scenes
Scotland

10 Scottish Locations Harry Potter Fans Must Visit

People of all ages love Harry Potter. What began as a humble collection of kids’ books has become the best-selling book series of all time and has been adapted into some of the highest-grossing films of all time. All of this success has led to quite a few Harry Potter-themed attractions; there is Harry Potter … Continue reading “10 Scottish Locations Harry Potter Fans Must Visit”

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2017 Edinburgh Military Tattoo
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Guide to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

With an annual international television audience of around 100 million and 220 thousand live spectators, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo is one of the biggest events on Scotland’s calendar and well worth a visit if you’re visiting in August.  Whether you’re on one of our pre-set guided Scotland tours or on one of our fully customised … Continue reading “Guide to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo”

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Looking down the water of Leith Walkway
Scotland

A Local’s Guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, which means there’s an abundance of guidebooks and blogs telling tourists where they should visit. Many of these guides are great… but some are also a little too mainstream for visitors looking for the quintessential Edinburgh experience. As Inspiring Travel specialises in tailormade Scottish … Continue reading “A Local’s Guide to Edinburgh”

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Shows at The Fringe
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A Brief Introduction to The Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh undergoes an incredible transformation in August, with the advent of the Edinburgh Festival: arguably the biggest celebration of culture and performing arts in the World. Although it’s often considered to be one single festival, it’s technically 11 different festivals that all take place in August. The two biggest festivals are the Edinburgh International Festival … Continue reading “A Brief Introduction to The Edinburgh Festival”

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