Scotland

Tips and Articles in Scotland

Darren Walsh, 39, has won the prize for the funniest joke at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland’s capital. His mobile phone joke, “I just deleted all the German names off my phone. It’s Hans free," took first place in a vote by T...
When you want the inside scoop on what bartenders drink when they’re off the clock, there’s no one better to ask than Ryan Chetiyawardana, a.k.a. Mr. Lyan. The 31-year old London-based mixology master was just anointed the International Bartender ...
If you're a fan of planning your vacation around sweet eats, you've got to add Mary's Milk Bar to your bucket list. The Internet recently caught on to the restaurant's Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Floats (spoiler: they're every bit as wonderful as they...
A man who has spent the last 24 years searching for the Loch Ness monster says it is probably just a catfish, after all. Steve Feltham, 52, apparently gave up his job, home and girlfriend more than two decades ago to track Nessie, but now he’s ...
Open-pit coal mining has turned parts of rural Scotland into desolate, denuded eyesores. The collapse of the industry and the ensuing economic downturn has also made it hard for local governments to justify spending millions to redevelop these sit...
Open-pit coal mining has turned parts of rural Scotland into desolate, denuded eyesores. The collapse of the industry and the ensuing economic downturn has also made it hard for local governments to justify spending millions to redevelop these sit...
Open-pit coal mining has turned parts of rural Scotland into desolate, denuded eyesores. The collapse of the industry and the ensuing economic downturn has also made it hard for local governments to justify spending millions to redevelop these sit...
Open-pit coal mining has turned parts of rural Scotland into desolate, denuded eyesores. The collapse of the industry and the ensuing economic downturn has also made it hard for local governments to justify spending millions to redevelop these sit...
Open-pit coal mining has turned parts of rural Scotland into desolate, denuded eyesores. The collapse of the industry and the ensuing economic downturn has also made it hard for local governments to justify spending millions to redevelop these sit...
No one heads to the airport in search of an out-of-this-world meal. But a recent Reddit post alerted us to a new level of incredibly sad airport eats. Above is the (open) face of a bacon and egg sandwich that costs $5.47 at a restaurant in the Edi...
Seventy percent of the U.K’s gin is produced in Scotland—including such big names as Tanqueray, Hendrick’s and Gordon’s—and over the past five years, the trend for hand-crafted small-batch gin has exploded. Scottish producers are making the mos...
Winterfell is much more than just the home of House Bolton from Game of Thrones. Doune Castle—the real fortress located in central Scotland near the Stirling district where the Winterfell scenes are filmed—brings in more than 25,000 visitors every...
In the last few years, old family estates in the English countryside have been reveling in the Regency craze spurred by Downton Abbey. Scottish film producer Andrew MacDonald, who has filmed in England’s Mapperton House for his Far from the Maddin...
If you thought winning the lottery was the only near-impossible way of bringing in some extra cash, you haven’t heard of Baxters Loch Ness Marathon. To claim the top prize, one must first huff and puff through 26 miles. Then comes the really hard ...
In Scotland, 2015 is officially the Year of Food & Drink, and to prepare the world for the occasion, T+L asked Fiona Hyslop, the country's Culture Secretary, to give us her list of Scottish musts. Lamb whose unique flavor comes from a diet of seaw...