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6 Great Autumn and Winter Getaways

OCTOBER 15TH, 2018 BY ROBIN MCKELVIE

6 Great Autumn and Winter Getaways

It’s that time of year again when the long – amazingly warm and sunny this year – great summer days finally ease off towards the colder, shorter days of autumn and winter. It can be tempting to just hibernate and await the return of better weather, but if you do you actually miss out on […] Read More

7 Reasons you HAVE to Visit Orkney

AUGUST 28TH, 2018 BY ROBIN MCKELVIE

7 Reasons you HAVE to Visit Orkney

If only there was an island archipelago alive with epic scenery, a dizzying array of wildlife and a thriving arts and crafts scene. If only it also had world-class beaches and epic Neolithic sites up there with anything you will see on the face of the planet. The good news is that there is. It’s […] Read More

5 Outlander Locations

AUGUST 2ND, 2018 BY ROBIN MCKELVIE

5 Outlander Locations

Even the most diehard fans of swashbuckling Highlander Jamie Fraser and his English wife Claire don’t need to be reminded that the real star of the cult TV series Outlander is not any of the actors. It is, of course, bonnie Scotland. Scotland stars so spectacularly on the small screen that the series has a […] Read More

5 Great Beaches

JUNE 25TH, 2018 BY ROBIN MCKELVIE

5 Great Beaches

As a travel writer I have been lucky enough to travel to over 100 countries and have seen more than my fair share of gorgeous beaches. Hand on tartan heart I always insist that the best beaches that I have ever come across are right here in Scotland. There are strips of sand to suit […] Read More

On the Trail of the Jacobites and the Bonnie Prince

MAY 29TH, 2018 BY ROBIN MCKELVIE

On the Trail of the Jacobites and the Bonnie Prince

There are few periods in Scottish history swathed in such intrigue and romance as the tumultuous years of the Jacobite rebellions, which raged through the Highland hills and glens in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It is impossible today to travel around the Highlands and not hear the name of Bonnie Prince Charlie. The more […] Read More

Highland Games

MAY 10TH, 2018 BY ROBIN MCKELVIE

Highland Games

There are few things that say Scotland so emphatically and dramatically as the Highland Games. With its direct lineage to the clan gatherings of old these events held today are not just sporting competitions. They are integral to the local communities they are held in and a wider idea of being Scottish. There are myriad […] Read More

5 Reasons to Visit the Banffshire Coast

APRIL 26TH, 2018 BY ROBIN MCKELVIE

5 Reasons to Visit the Banffshire Coast

As a country that boasts over 10% of Europe’s coastline Scotland was always going to have some stretches of spectacular coastal scenery. Some of the most famous parts lie on the island studded western littoral, but I’m a great fan of swathes of the east coast too. National Geographic have just rated the Banffshire Coast […] Read More

Oban – Scotland’s Seafood Capital

APRIL 9TH, 2018 BY ROBIN MCKELVIE

Oban – Scotland’s Seafood Capital

As a travel writer I’ve been lucky enough to travel to over 100 countries and it has given me the opportunity to sample some seriously amazing seafood. That said my favourite country for all manner of fishing delights remains my native Scotland. The conditions for seafood are perfect in Scotland. The balmier waters of the […] Read More

Top 5 Highland Wildlife

FEBRUARY 27TH, 2018 BY ROBIN MCKELVIE

Top 5 Highland Wildlife

It always amazes me when Scots fly overseas in search of wildlife or tourists arrive in Scotland and express surprise at the country’s rich bounty of flora and fauna. Scotland for me is a world class wildlife destination, up there with anywhere else I’ve been from Australia to Greenland and on to New Zealand. Scotland’s […] Read More

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