Castles, Lochs and Highland Cows: Discover Scotland on a tour from Edinburgh

With its captivating mix of history and culture, Edinburgh is a must-see on any trip to Scotland. From world-class museums and historic architecture to colourful festivals, eclectic dining and nightlife, there’s more than enough to keep you occupied during your stay. However, the Scottish capital … Continue reading
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Where to Spend Burns Night in Scotland

“˜Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face,  Great chieftain o the puddin’-race!’ If there’s one thing we people of Scotland love, it’s an excuse for a highland fling. Short of Hogmanay (or New Year’s Eve to the uninitiated), it doesn’t get much better than the fun-filled hoolie … Continue reading

Little Red Passengers Enjoy a Beat-Boxing Santa and Festive Choir at 30,000 Feet

If you were flying on Little Red routes over the weekend you may well have been one of the Virgin Atlantic Little Red passengers treated to some extra special festive in-flight entertainment. Virgin Atlantic Little Red LIVE launched in August when a series of Little … Continue reading
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On Your Bike: Edinburgh Cycling Holidays

As the most successful Olympic cyclist of all time, Edinburgh-born Sir Chris Hoy was one of the standout stars of the London Olympics. And much like the man himself, Scotland has long shown its mettle for two-wheeled adventure – whether it’s a perilous free-wheel down … Continue reading

King of the Rails: The Royal Scotsman

A skirl of pipes harks the journey’s beginning, as a bagpiper, dressed in full Scots regalia leads the way down Edinburgh Waverley’s platform and onto Scotland’s – and one of the world’s – most indulgent rail experiences. Enter The Royal Scotsman, king of the rails. … Continue reading