A stag in the Scottish Highlands
Scotland

What are the best car drives in Scotland?

The famously dramatic Scottish scenery draws visitors from around the world to our bonnie shores. Whilst our cities, especially Edinburgh and Glasgow, are understandably popular to visit, it’s the journey in between destinations that can make a Scotland holiday something truly magical. Taking a Scotland road trip allows you to enjoy the views along the … Continue reading “What are the best car drives in Scotland?”

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Edinburgh Castle
Castles, Scotland

What is the biggest castle in Scotland?

Looking for the biggest castle in Scotland? That’s easy: it’s Edinburgh Castle. If that’s all you needed, then that’s you sorted! But, if you’d like to learn a little more about castles in Scotland, then we can certainly help you there.  As experts in all things Scotland travel, we love sharing our insights and insider … Continue reading “What is the biggest castle in Scotland?”

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Stirling Castle
Scotland

Best Itinerary for Touring Scotland with Kids

Touring Scotland with kids can create lifelong family memories you’ll all treasure. This country is filled with magic, wonder, and countless opportunities for adventure. If you’re bringing the kids for a family holiday in Scotland, we’d love to offer some tips and advice for your trip planning.  We know this country inside and out and … Continue reading “Best Itinerary for Touring Scotland with Kids”

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A snow-covered University of Glasgow
Scotland

Where is the Best Place to Spend Christmas in Scotland?

Christmas festivities came late to Scotland. For several hundred years following the Reformation, the Scottish people were prohibited, by church and state, from partaking of the holiday season, with Christmas Day only becoming a national holiday in 1958. And yet, today Scotland is surely one of the best places you’re likely to find for spending … Continue reading “Where is the Best Place to Spend Christmas in Scotland?”

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Dunottar Castle
Scotland

What is the Most Overrated Place in Scotland?

At Inspiring Travel Scotland, we are convinced that Scotland is one of the world’s best destinations for travellers and, from top to bottom, you will find areas of immense natural beauty and historical significance. And we are always especially proud to welcome new visitors to our country. So, you may wonder, why are we sharing … Continue reading “What is the Most Overrated Place in Scotland?”

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Scotland

What Are the Wildest Places to Hike in Scotland?

Scotland is a country famous for its natural beauty so, as you might imagine, there are countless wild places to explore. In fact, you don’t even need to travel very far from civilisation to find striking wilderness and great hiking opportunities.  Some of our favourite hiking locations are hard to find and dotted all over … Continue reading “What Are the Wildest Places to Hike in Scotland?”

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Scotland

How can an American blend in while touring Scotland?

Whenever you travel to a foreign country, there is a certain anxiety involved. You ask yourselves all sorts of questions like:    Will I understand anyone? Will anyone understand me? Am I going to offend everyone? Do I know enough about the culture?   You may be wondering how best to blend in with the … Continue reading “How can an American blend in while touring Scotland?”

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Scotland

What are the Best Places for a Honeymoon in Scotland?

Neist Point, Scotland Scotland is the perfect place to enjoy a honeymoon. A country with a rich cultural history, wild and beautiful landscapes, thriving, vibrant cities, and a strong sense of story and romance… Scotland is ideal for couples celebrating their love. In fact, there are so many places to explore that you would be … Continue reading “What are the Best Places for a Honeymoon in Scotland?”

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Scotland

The Top 10 Scotland Distillery Tours

The Top 10 Scotland Distillery Tours Whisky / Image Source / License  Whisky – Uisge Beatha – The Water of Life. This golden-hued drink is truly the most iconic of Scotland’s exports. And despite the simplicity of its ingredients, it is one of the most varied and complex creations, its flavour hinging upon where it … Continue reading “The Top 10 Scotland Distillery Tours”

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Scotland, Landscapes

What is the Story of the Loch Ness Monster?

What is the Story of the Loch Ness Monster? Loch Ness Scotland is famous for many things: whisky, bagpipes, kilts, haggis and, of course, the Loch Ness Monster! A trip to Scotland wouldn’t be complete without experiencing these things and, luckily, Inspiring Travel Scotland can plan a Scottish adventure that includes everything you want to … Continue reading “What is the Story of the Loch Ness Monster?”

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