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Michael Portillo is rarely seen without a copy of one of Bradshaw’s famous railway and travel guides which he uses to navigate his way around the world.
It comes as no surprise that Skye is one of the top locations to visit in Scotland.
Fancy joining the Press and Journal on its inaugural cruise next summer? Step aboard and see what we have to offer...
One of Scotland's biggest luxury hotel groups is planning to shed up to 50 jobs - citing "economic and political uncertainty" for spiralling costs.
Exclusivity and country charm lie at the heart of a stay at Rufflets.
Jersey has always had a good, if not great, gastro reputation. Your gastric juices automatically start getting loud and difficult to mask when the Channel island is mentioned. It is probably the best place to eat in the British Isles.
When Alistair Baranowski surveys his back garden, he can choose between visiting the saloon or paying his respects at the cemetery, which is filling up fast due to shoot-outs.
Imagine waking up to discover your car hoisted on to the roof of a 70ft-tall building. That’s what happened to one unlucky Cambridge professor, when he awoke one morning in 1958 to find his Austin Seven on top of the university’s Senate House. Resulting newspaper headlines generated curiosity, outrage and sniggers nationwide.
Cruise passengers will soon be able to travel direct from Aberdeen on six new routes, including one to Russia.
Press and Journal readers will be able to enjoy the best sights Norway and Scotland have to offer when the paper sets sail on its very own cruise adventure.
How much can you cram into 48 hours? A huge amount is the answer when you commit yourself to blitzing a Christmas-themed sightseeing trip of the Big Smoke in just two days.
At school in a history lesson, I learned of the exploits of Vasco da Gama, the first European to discover India. At the time, I dreamed of visiting this fascinating country.
Cruising along the Loch Ness in a boat might not be your usual choice of activity in the winter months.
Looking to visit one of Scotland’s hottest new attractions? Or fancy a trip to one of the most beautiful areas of northern England? Whytes has got it sorted.
Many people discount Norway as a holiday destination because of a perception of high prices and an unpleasant climate.
They are famed for their stunning, pristine beaches, ancient sites and abundant wildlife - though not always the weather.
Airbnb has named the Outer Hebrides as one of the world’s top travel destinations to visit in 2019.
One of the perks of this job is being invited to visit new holiday ventures when they open, whether that be five-star hotels, self-catering apartments or caravan parks.
I was part of an official foreign press tour of the Jewish communities on the Israeli side of the Gaza Strip.
I learned that “do not touch” is not a phrase my mum understands too well on this trip.
A £30 million harbour plan has been announced to serve major energy projects and attract hugely valuable tourist cruise liners to the Highlands.
A pioneering marine biologist whose work gained prominence in an award-winning documentary has died aged 56.
After just one night away at Aberdeen’s Macdonald Norwood Hall Hotel, my two friends and I felt refreshed and as if we had been somewhere far-removed from the hustle and bustle of our busy lives.
Unmistakable twinges of envy can be detected on the ruffled faces of friends and family after informing them that you are off for a break at Stobo Castle.
With only five weeks until Christmas, the stress levels will be rising, so you will be in great need of a winter getaway – before it begins or once it’s all over. To take the hassle out of trawling the internet for the best deals in Scotland for winter escapes, we have compiled an essential list of 11 of the best…
The Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland could be set to join the Taj Mahal in India, the Grand Canyon in the USA and the Great Barrier Reef in Australia as a World Heritage Site.
Councils in Aberdeen and Glasgow are dishing out more bus lane fines than London – despite having just one tenth of the population.
Some rural roads should be reduced to 40mph to make them safer for bike users, according to a leading cycling charity.
When it comes to visiting Skye, the journey is as important as the destination.
During visits to Invergordon, I’d feel a pang of envy seeing the relaxed-looking passengers disembarking from cruise ships.
Winter is that time of year when we want to treat ourselves before we spend on others in the run up to the festive period, and a pre-Christmas getaway is never far from our thoughts. Before the shopping begins and the stress levels rise, take a little time out to relax and unwind. Here we bring you some inspiration for the perfect winter getaways…
It was close to midnight on a beach on south-west mainland Shetland, yet the sea still held the ghostly afterglow of summer sunshine. This was not an entirely unexpected phenomenon because we had chosen to visit this northerly destination during the midsummer period known as the simmer dim.