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Virgin Hotels is preparing to open its first European location.Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson celebrated the upcoming hotel in Edinburgh,... Read More

Airlines are rolling out new and expanded service just in time for summer travel.Southwest is revealing more details on its upcoming flights to Hawaii,... Read More

It started with a flat tire. Ten minutes after picking up a rental car outside of Inverness, the first stop on a driving tour of the Scottish Highlands,... Read More

Whale watchers in Scotland have been enjoying an unforgettable week. A pod of orcas have been spotted by several people along the River Clyde, near... Read More

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that the Earth was once inhabited by larger-than-life reptiles who meandered about, eating grass, swimming through the sea... Read More

British Airways celebrated International Women’s Day (which is on March 8) by launching what airline representatives say is the United... Read More

Instead of Velcro, buttons, and snap fasteners, magnetic closures are now the trendy alternative for fastening phone cases, gloves, jackets, hoods, and... Read More

Beer lovers can soon spend their days surrounded by their favorite drink as the world’s first craft beer hotel is underway thanks to independent craft... Read More

The Northern Lights could be making a rare appearance in Michigan and northern Maine tonight.Americans can thank a recent solar flare for this potential... Read More

This wasn’t quite the warm welcome Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were expecting.The soon-to-be-wed royal couple arrived at Edinburgh Castle in... Read More

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may seem like the most romantic royal pair around, however, it appears their first (and only) Valentine’s Day as an... Read More

Seclusion is the ultimate luxury — for those who can afford it.And although the two words “private island” may conjure images of unspoiled beaches,... Read More

Most people would rather spend winter by a warm fire, or at least in a bubbling hot tub.But not this man.Norman Todd, an experienced wild swimmer,... Read More

“Harry Potter” fans can now stay in the apartment of their dreams — and they don’t even need to know any spells to get it.Canongate Luxury Apartment, a... Read More

A remote Scottish island with 349 inhabitants is recruiting new residents.Stronsay, in the Orkney islands, currently attracts about 600 visitors per... Read More

The legend of the Loch Ness Monster has been around for almost a century. The monster, said to live at the bottom of Scotland’s Loch Ness, has been the... Read More

A 150-year-old Scottish pub named for the famed author and Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle just got a surprising facelift to honor... Read More

Remember hygge? The Danish lifestyle concept took the Internet by storm, offering Pinterest its new favorite expression with no English equivalent that... Read More

When we say the Queen of England has it all, we really mean she has it all.Not only does Queen Elizabeth have the quintessential picture-perfect royal... Read More

The holiday season is a time to reflect and relax at home — until it’s not.We’re not talking about that three-hour road trip or a quick train ride to... Read More

Choosing a new place to go on vacation can be tough.With all the potential destinations you can visit in the world, you have to wonder which ones are... Read More

The vegetable patches on either side of the gravel walkway leading up to the Gardener's Cottage are still producing, even in the brisk mid-November... Read More

Located in a former Gaelic church in Scotland and piled with nearly 100,00 books, Leakey's secondhand bookstore is a literary lover's delight.Charles... Read More

If you visit the Scottish island of North Ronaldsay, it won’t be long before you start to see some familiar faces.There are only 45 people who live on... Read More

When Karon Grieve showed up to Glasgow airport on Sunday, she expected her Jet2 flight to Crete to be fairly quiet. It’s the tail-end of the season and... Read More

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