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When people across the UK were asked to vote in a list of the top 10 best castles in the country, the top two places went to Scottish castles. Edinburgh Castle topped the list, with Balmoral Castle, The Queen’s holiday home in Royal Deeside, coming in second place.
With a history of royalty and radicalism straddling medieval patriots and a famous textile heritage to welcoming exiled punks, Paisley has a fascinating story to entice visitors.
An Aberdeen dad has signed up for a transatlantic trip in aid of the city’s sick kids.
Sarah Marshall delves into a world of bears and bergs with polar addicts Chris Packham, Mark Carwardine and Paul Goldstein.
Wildfires have swept through seaside resorts near Athens, destroying homes and forests, killing at least 50 people.
With more than 1,700 miles of stunning coastline, along with Lerwick’s dive boat activity, boat trips and record-breaking cruise traffic, it’s no surprise that Lerwick is a very busy harbour with yachts making a valuable contribution to marine tourism in Shetland.
I said to my wife: “I would fancy a river cruise holiday.” The response was muted, but three days later she said: “I would like a cruise on Brabant.”
As mountaineering movie stars such as Sheila Hancock, who features in the current release Edie, shine a bright light on the far north-west of Scotland and the North Coast 500 tourist route becomes ever more popular, other areas are in danger of being overlooked.
We toasted the stars while sipping champagne on a sandy bay in Corfu. The purple hills which loomed hazily on the night-time skyline were, by day, dotted with olive and cypress trees on this beautiful and surprisingly green Greek island.
Aberdeen is undergoing a transformation and the new-look Granite City is a super place for a weekend break
We took it as a positive sign of the summer to come...
Erfurt is the capital of the Thuringia region of Germany. It is about 150 miles south-west of Berlin, and by high-speed train just one hour 44 minutes away. It is a very interesting place to visit.
It was the excitement of travelling on the overnight sleeper train from Inverness to London that sparked Mike Edwards’ sense of wanderlust as a child, while the sound of those old diesel engines became a rhythm that would beat throughout his life...
Listening to waves gently lap the shore while birds chirp together in chorus, it’s hard to believe I’m on an island famous for its all-night dance parties and celebrity DJs.
My name is Rebecca and I am a holiday-o-holic. Ask anyone and they will tell you I am only happy when planning a holiday, heading abroad or booking my next adventure.
With an entire empire at her feet, Queen Victoria’s favourite place to relax and spend time with Albert and her nine children was…the Isle of Wight.
If you’ve ever dropped a possession into a river or waterway, you probably thought it would be gone forever. But one project in Amsterdam has rescued hundreds of thousands of weird and wonderful things from the depths of the city’s canals – and immortalised them in a new online exhibition.
Loganair is to bring jets back into the sky for the first time in 30 years between Glasgow and Stornoway with the additional prospect of new European routes to and from the islands from next year.
There’s always somewhere fun to visit in London, and with such a fantastic public transport system, you don’t have to wander far on a rainy day to reach all the popular tourist spots.
Heading to Portugal on a family holiday often conjures up images of sitting on a beach in the Algarve, with a dubious mix of sand and suncream covering the children. This has its own charm, but there is a more sophisticated, sassier, even sexier way to travel in Portugal that seamlessly combines beaches and city breaks.
North businessman claims he raised similar idea for circuit – nearly four years before NC500 was launched
It has been hailed as a gamechanger for the holiday trade in the north Highlands.
The Pogues famously sang of a Dirty Old Town – a smoky industrial hellhole, bordered by gasworks and dirty canals, and Morrissey once crooned that Manchester had “so much to answer for”.
The world’s only malt whisky trail is right here on your doorstep. Along the famous route of Speyside’s Whisky Trail are more than half of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries.
It could be the coils of incense wafting from thuribles, or perhaps the sight of men spinning furiously on their heels, but as the sun dips below the onion domes of Omdurman’s mosques, I’m beginning to feel quite dizzy.
It’s time to move Jersey up your travel bucket list, says Richard Neville, who discovered that whichever road taken on the island will lead to gems.
There is always an element of mystery wrapped around a first visit to a new spa. Until you actually get there and submit yourself into the hands of a therapist, there is no way of knowing how much you will enjoy the experience.
With an abundance of fairytale castles, sandy beaches and magical islands all within such a short distance of each other, Oban Airport has to be one of the best locations in the world to host scenic tours from the sky.
Deciding to quit the rat race to sail around the world sounds like something out of a Hollywood movie.
It is that time of year again when our calendars are full of exciting events, including the return of the Ballater Duck Festival.
If you are heading to Fort William this weekend to watch competitors taking part in the Mercedes-Benz UCI Fort William Mountain Bike World Cup 2018, organisers want to hear from you – and so do those taking part.
Inverness Airport’s latest direct flight offers passengers an unmissable summertime opportunity to explore Switzerland’s largest city, Zurich, and the stunning surrounding scenery.
Wild lavender scented the air as we strolled past spiky aloe plants and gnarled cork trees. A gurgle from the river beckoned us to the shaded pool where cool, clear water bubbled up.
Breaks out of the daily routine inevitably build anticipation – to relax, to enjoy and to discover.