Looking down the water of Leith Walkway
Scotland

A Local’s Guide to Edinburgh & Lesser-Known Recommendations

If you’re seeking a truly local guide to Edinburgh, we are more than happy to help. Edinburgh is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. That 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 … Continue reading “A Local’s Guide to Edinburgh & Lesser-Known Recommendations”

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Kilt Rock Waterfall, Skye
Scotland

Inspiring Travel’s Guide to the Scottish Islands

After writing a blog explaining why you need to visit the Scottish highlands at least once, the natural follow-up is for us to argue the case for some of Scotland’s incredible islands. Take just a quick glance at a map of Scotland. We’ll bet you notice right away that its ragged west coast is packed … Continue reading “Inspiring Travel’s Guide to the Scottish Islands”

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Glass of Scottish whisky
Scotland

Everything You Need to Know About Scottish Whisky Before You Visit

Scotland is famous for its whisky. Whisky was invented and perfected here and it’s one of our most important industries. We think the Americans, Canadians, Irish, and Japanese all make some great whiskies. But Scotland’s vast range of whiskies puts us way ahead of the pack. Anyone coming to Scotland looking for the most authentic … Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About Scottish Whisky Before You Visit”

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Scotland

Top Ten Tips for First-Time Visitors to Scotland

If you’re visiting Scotland for the first time, we have plenty of tips to share to help make your holiday the most memorable experience. From the practical to the philosophical, these tips share our expertise as local travel planners and tour guides. Trust us: we truly know Scotland! If you’re coming to Scotland soon, take … Continue reading “Top Ten Tips for First-Time Visitors to Scotland”

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Castles, Scotland, Landscapes

What Are Some of Scotland’s Must-Sees?

Scotland is a land of beauty and magic. Combining history, culture and raw natural wonders, there is a wealth of things to see and do here. In fact, there is so much to enjoy in Scotland that it can be a little difficult to know where to start. This is where Inspiring Travel Scotland can … Continue reading “What Are Some of Scotland’s Must-Sees?”

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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 around the world, too. … Continue reading “10 Scottish Locations Harry Potter Fans Must Visit”

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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% in … Continue reading “5 Places to Visit in Scotland If You Love Outlander”

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The Pap of Glencoe Scottish Highlands
Scotland

How best to tour around Scotland?

Wondering how best to tour around Scotland? If you’re planning on visiting our bonnie wee country, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to stunning views, historic buildings, fun attractions, and charming cultural experiences. At Inspiring Travel Scotland, we aim to provide visitors with a wealth of insights into the best things to do … Continue reading “How best to tour around Scotland?”

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Edinburgh cityscape, with Edinburgh Castle in the background
Scotland

Inspiring Your Travel: The Best Cities to Visit in Scotland

Looking for the best cities to visit in Scotland? We have you covered! At Inspiring Travel Scotland, we live and breathe everything about his bonnie country and its best places to explore. From the city centres to the hidden glens and remote Highland beauty…we love sharing the wonder of Scotland with visitors from all around … Continue reading “Inspiring Your Travel: The Best Cities to Visit in Scotland”

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Leith area of Edinburgh in Scotland
Scotland

Everything You Need to Know About Touring Scotland

There are so many different ways to experience the magic of Scotland. But, whatever option you go with, one thing’s for sure: a Scotland tour really is the trip of a lifetime. This beautiful country offers soaring peaks and green glens, metropolitan cities awash with culture, fascinating history, and fresh local produce. All of this … Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About Touring Scotland”

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