The Northern Belle vintage train will set off from Aberdeen for the first time in more than a decade next year, calling at Dundee and Perth to pick up passengers for a nostalgic, luxury-filled Scottish day trip.
In the early 8th and 9th Centuries, the Vikings sailed across the North Sea from western Norway to claim Orkney and Shetland as their own.
Sue, Nick and Amy Hunt have every right to be smiling broadly, for Spinnyfield, a home they own and rent out to holidaymakers, has been named the best in Scotland.
Since having children, I have become a bit of a holiday park aficionado.
Your beloved four-legged friend gets the chance to become king or queen of the castle during a stay at Knock Castle Hotel and Spa.
After spending the night at Glenmorangie House, I felt like I’d been a guest at a lovely party.
If you can’t decide between a cruise or a city break, then this could be the ideal spot for you to lay your head for a night in Scotland’s capital.
David Beckham has offered another glimpse of his family’s luxurious Italian holiday.
At times, the pace of life becomes relentlessly hectic and something special is required in order to restore inner equilibrium.
When someone says the name Gleneagles, you don’t automatically think of a family holiday destination.
A north-east couple have been praised by the mayors of two US cities after impressing them with tales of 21 years of Stateside holidays.
It’s beyond expectations – and surprising: thousands of tropical plants, trees, flowers, wildlife, a waterfall amid almost 1,000 rooms and suites spread over 15 acres within minutes of bustling shopping malls and designer shops... Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore.
It might only be summer, but council bosses are already planning for Christmas.
Holidaymakers were forced to spend the night in a Spanish airport after their flight back to the north-east was delayed, cancelled and then diverted to Newcastle.
Choosing a destination for a holiday with two young children can be a tricky thing to get right.
With its gleaming skyscrapers, hyper-priced designer shops and enormous yachts lining the quayside, Dubai has rightly gained a reputation as a millionaires’ playground.
Aberdeen pensioner spends 90th birthday in ‘hellish’ stay in Greek hospital amid travel insurance confusion
A pensioner who broke her hip while on holiday in Greece has been stuck in hospital for three weeks amid a travel insurance battle.
The Granite City often gets a bad reputation.
From luxury lodges by the River Tay, to a contemporary house with a guaranteed investment return, to an historic and quirky listed country home, Mains of Taymouth has something to suit every sector of the holiday home market – for happy holidays for many years to come, just look at its amazing choice.
Normally a journey from our home, north of Aberdeen, “down south” (ie anywhere south of Stonehaven), is a bit like a trip to the dental hygienist – something you know has to be done, but is usually a slow, painful and generally unpleasant experience.
No business like snow business – get a behind the scenes look at the machines keeping snow off the ground at Aberdeen Airport
Snow has landed in Aberdeen but it won't be lying anytime soon at the international airport.
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…
Ryanair services from Aberdeen to Malaga will be grounded later this year.
Nagasaki has a surprising variety of things to do and see, and very close connections with Aberdeen. It is unusual in that when you go there you keep discovering more and more things to experience and explore.
Returning to work after the Christmas break isn’t easy for anyone.
A north-east mum claims she was forced to change her twins’ nappies on her plane seat after she was stuck on an aircraft on the runway for almost five hours.
A Mearns girl will wake up on her fifth birthday with her family in a house made entirely of Lego.
Riga has become a popular city to visit, with temperatures in summer an average of 17 °C. Travelling to Riga is also very easy, with Air Baltic offering 3 direct flights a week from Aberdeen with a flight time of just 2 hours 40 minutes. There are many high quality hotels to stay at, in particular the Hotel Radisson Blu Daugava, Riga – offering stunning views across the River to the city. Iona MacGowan travels to Riga to find out what the city has to offer.
It’s often the unexpected, smaller things that happen during a mini-break that make you remember it long after your overnight bag has been packed away.
Standing on deck, dressed in finery and sipping a cocktail, I gazed open-mouthed at the spectacular scenery surrounding me.
You've decided that your next holiday will take you around the North Coast 500 route.
With the summer holidays approaching, it is easy to get carried away preparing your summer wardrobe especially if you have booked that sought-after holiday in the sun.