Posts Tagged ‘ Scotland ’

What’s hot: December 2016

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world

Scotland’s ticket giveaway

Nov 6th, 2016 | By
image of Stirling Castle

Historic Environment Scotland‘s annual Ticket Giveaway has begun. From last Tuesday you could apply for the free tickets which can be used on the weekend before St Andrew’s Day.

Where the experts holiday: Brian Luckhurst, founder of the Home Exchange 50plus website

Aug 18th, 2016 | By

Brian Luckhurst, founder of Home Exchange 50plus, talks travel

Where the experts holiday: Nick Wandering, travelholic

Aug 5th, 2016 | By

Travel blogger, Nick Morris, shares his travel highs and lows

A day in…North Berwick

May 23rd, 2016 | By

Adtian spends a windy day in North Berwick, a town known for golf, beaches and the Scottish Seabird Centre.


Feb 4th, 2016 | By

Parts of Cumbria, Lacashire, Yorkshire and Scotland were flooded before and after Christmas. Most parts weren’t. Will we holiday tere this half-term and Easter?

Reasons to love Scotland

Jan 25th, 2015 | By
Urquhart castle

Every year on 25 January, Scotland celebrates the life of its national poet, Robert Burns. To mark Burns Day here are some of the things we love about our northern neighbours

Scottish independence and the visitor

Sep 18th, 2014 | By
tourist buses

Update: Scotland has voted no but comments from the Prime Miniister suggest that we could still have differential APD for example.

Where the experts holiday: Luis Rubén Cuevas, director of Travel Times

Aug 7th, 2014 | By

Luis Rubén Cuevas, director of Mexican travel magazine – Travel Times – talks travel

Glasgow is great!

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By

The Commonwealth Games aren’t the only reason to visit Scotland’s largest city

Spotlight on San Antonio

Jun 2nd, 2014 | By

Saddle up. San Antonio is ready to ride says Kaye Holland

What’s hot: May 2013

May 1st, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world. This month it’s all about taking a trip to Times Square, bobbing around in the Dead Sea and schlepping to Sydney…

Where the experts’ holiday: Richard Harpham, kayaker and adventurer

Feb 21st, 2014 | By

Richard Harpham – one half of the leadership of the Big 5 Kayak Challenge, a small team taking on five distinct and unique expeditions, paddling some of the most challenging water on the planet – talks travel

Where the experts holiday: Phoebe Smith, editor of Wanderlust travel magazine and author of Extreme Sleeps: Adventures of a Wild Camper

Jan 25th, 2014 | By

Some of the best travel adventures can be found right here in the UK says Phoebe Smith – editor of adventure travel magazine Wanderlust and author of Extreme Sleeps: Adventures of a Wild Camper

Scottish Snowdrop Festival

Jan 8th, 2014 | By

It’s just three weeks until the Scottish Snowdrop Festival with events running from the first of February until the sixteenth of March.

Scottish skiing begins

Nov 11th, 2013 | By

At the weekend, skiers and snow boarders headed to the opening of the season at Scotland’s CairnGorn mountain.

Loch Lomond in the autumn

Sep 7th, 2013 | By

Hardly have the schools returned and destinations are rolling out campaigns to persuade us to visit them. Smaller places have much less money so, today, I thought I would highlight Loch Lomond which is spending just £85,000 over the next few months.

Scotland’s award winning beaches

Jun 10th, 2013 | By

Today it’s the turn of Scotland to hear how its beaches have been affected by the new water rules used in determining which get blue flags and which do not. Three beaches – all in Fife – won the blue flag award…

Birdlistening… the new birdwatching?

May 5th, 2013 | By

It’s a brave person that wakes me up before 6am. Yet I’ve found myself wide awake well before my alarm clock this last week or so, thanks to a couple of perky songbirds perched right outside my window and singing their hearts out

A day in…Thurso

Mar 12th, 2013 | By

Adrian visits Thurso in northern Scotland and meets a lady who come for two years and enjoyed the town so much she is still there 38 years later!

The olympic gold hotel

Mar 3rd, 2013 | By

Everyone has the right to spend their own money and tennis pro, Andy Murray has decided to join the tourism industry by opening a hotel. Or rather buying a closed-down one, refurbishing it and re-opening it next year.

The legend of Nessie

Feb 20th, 2013 | By

We’ve got the low-down on the legend of Nessie – aka Scotland’s most famous resident – to help entertain the children, this half term

Fashionable West Lothian: part two

Jan 31st, 2013 | By

Simon Walton concludes his strut through Scotland’s West Lothian. Last time, he was on the catwalk, with Karl Lagerfeld, who unveiled his new Chanel collection at the region’s Linlithgow Palace. For this second instalment, our correspondent heads from high couture to high street, and checks in at the check outs in the retail heartland of Scotland’s heartland

Fashionable West Lothian

Jan 29th, 2013 | By

Fashionistas have found it, now it’s our turn. Meticulously coutured Simon Walton follows King Karl Lagerfeld down the queen’s catwalk and into West Lothian, the plaid not plain host for Chanel’s Métiers d’Art

UK travel trends for 2013 revealed

Dec 21st, 2012 | By

easyJet reveals the nation’s travel trends for 2013 following a poll with easyJet travellers, across the UK

Beat the back to school blues

Sep 3rd, 2012 | By

As children around the country return to school after a summer holiday packed with fun and adventure, we asked for a super selection of UK-based activities to help combat those back to school blues and make learning fun

Midge madness

Aug 26th, 2012 | By

The Highland midge has ruined many summer holidays in Scotland. Cathrene Rowell has some tips on how to avoid midge misery

Boisdale of Belgravia: not just for foodies and down in the dumps Scots

Jul 15th, 2012 | By

Wondering where Andy Murray went to drown his sorrows following his defeat by Federer, in the Wimbledon final? Here at CD-Traveller towers we’re not sure of the specifics, but the Scot – whose startling skill made the Swiss maestro sweat last Sunday – could have and should have made a beeline for the Boisdale of Belgravia