Top 10 Scottish Castles: My pick of the best
From Dunrobin to Dunnottar, Scotland has some of the most awe inspiring fortresses in the world. Here's a look at my Top 10 Scottish Castles.
The Hogmanay experience
For many, Hogmanay is the biggest and best night in the Scottish calendar. This year, I'm part of the Edinburgh Blogmanay team and here's my take on it all.
Craigievar Castle, Scotland
Pilgrim or lover of the outdoors, the Isle of Iona is a...
Whether you are making a religious pilgrimage or are a lover of the great Scottish outdoors, there is a lot more than one reason to visit Iona.
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Exploring Glenfinnan and that famous view over Loch Shiel...
One of the most iconic images of Scotland is that of the Glenfinnan Monument and the stunning vista over Loch Shiel. Let's take a closer look...
How to plan a round-the-world trip - travel tips and articles...
Read How to plan a round-the-world trip for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet
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Scotland at its most naturally brilliant
The latest in our series of Great Scottish Drives, this Scotland road trip shows why our west coastline is one of the world's best natural treasures.
Prepare for the unexpected and spectacular at Dunrobin Castle...
The largest house in the Scottish Highlands, here's a closer look at why Dunrobin Castle is amongst Scotland's most beautiful and unexpected castles.
Great Scottish Drives: Aberdeen to Elgin
The Glorious Journey from Aberdeen to Elgin Another day on the road. Tank's filled, aviators on, 80's rock blissfully fills the ears…. This trip jumps between two of the urban hubs in Scotland's no...
A peaceful treasure in Dumfries and Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway is one of Scotland's most relaxing and picturesque regions. Threave Castle and Estate make for one of the region's best days out.
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Out and about in Perthshire
Perthshire is home to some of Scotland's best hillwalking and climbing Ben Lawers is amongst the most popular of all. This is why this Munro must be bagged.
Glasgow life ahead of the Commonwealth Games
Our Commonwealth Games blog looks at its impact on our home city of Glasgow as excitement builds for the big event in July 2014.
Scottish Independence and the role of Arbroath Abbey
Visit Arbroath Abbey and learn about the Arbroath Declaration, the most important document in Scottish history and a symbol of Scottish independence.
A guide to the best Scottish islands
If asked to guess, how many islands would you say there are in Scotland? A few dozen perhaps, or a couple of hundred? Would you raise an eyebrow if we told you...
Amalfi Coast Italy Photography
There's more to Italy than Rome and Tuscany. Have you seen the Amalfi Coast? It will leave you breathless! Amalfi Coast Photography.
A visit to Culloden battlefield
It's one of the most famous and complex chapters of Scotland's history. This is the story of the Jacobite risings and the Battle of Culloden.
The amazing Highland drive from Durness to Ullapool
The latest in our series of great Scottish drives looks at the spectacular Highland road trip down the north western coast from Durness to Ullapool.
The David Livingstone Centre and Bothwell Castle
Discovering the story of Scotland's greatest explorer and then wandering its best 13th Century castle are two of the best things to do near Glasgow.
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The long and winding road to the Applecross Inn
Not many would tackle such a terrifying journey to have their dinner but the Applecross Inn is a bit special. Here's a look at the best of Scottish cuisine.
Highlights of a drive around Loch Ness
Loch Ness is one of Scotland's most popular attractions so here is a look at some of the highlights that include the impressive Loch Ness Castle, Urquhart.
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Going on a whisky distillery tour
For a whisky fan there's not much better than appreciating a world class single malt in its own setting. This is why The Glenlivet distillery tour is a must
Gleneagles and the 2014 Ryder Cup
The build up to the Gleneagles Ryder Cup is in the final stretch and Scotland can't wait to welcome the world's best golfers to Perthshire.
Hanging over the edge of Britain at Cape Wrath
So remote it's still used today as a bombing site, here's what it's like to travel to the North Western tip of Scotland to dramatic Cape Wrath.
Craigievar Castle - have you ever visited a pink castle?...
Aberdeenshire is very much castle country and Craigievar Castle is my favourite of them all. Oozing charm and a standout appearance it's well worth a visit.
The East Neuk of Fife
The East Neuk is one of the most pleasant stretches in Scotland and the coastline makes for some of the very best things to do in Fife.
30 Places You'd Rather Be Sitting Right Now
My top 10 reasons to love Scotland
This is the run-down of my top 10 things to love about my country. From cities to the outdoors to our amazing food this is the best of Scotland.
A day out at one of Scotland's top tourist attractions
Scotland has some of the most atmospheric and visually spectacular castles in the world. Edinburgh Castle is the most popular of them all.
Eleven Etiquette Mistakes (Not) to Make at an Italian Meal...
When it comes to food, Italians love etiquette. It doesn't matter if you're at a fine-dining establishment with jacketed waiters or chowing down on pizza at a plastic table: There are some things that will always get you dirty looks. Or snide comment...
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Isle of Skye: Why it belongs on your Scotland itinerary
It can be hard to pick out the very best bits of the Scottish Highlands but here's a look at why the Isle of Skye is simply not to be missed.
The new visitor centre for the Battle of Bannockburn
It goes down as probably the most famous of Scotland's historical conflicts and the new visitor centre is a great tribute to the Battle of Bannockburn.
The Italian Hotel built inside Abandoned Medieval Grottos...
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Scottish independence: Sir Sean Connery urges Scots to break...
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Great Scottish Drives: Glasgow to Oban
The Highlands of Scotland are full of amazing drives that show off the best of the country's scenery. Glasgow to Oban is one of the best of them all.
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Tantallon Castle - one of Scotland's most dramatic castles...
Tantallon Castle is one of the most photographed in Scotland and no wonder. Close to North Berwick it offers dramatic views over the east coast of Scotland.
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Top Restaurants in Glasgow: Where to eat in Glasgow
Our blog looks at the top restaurants in Glasgow, a city that offers some of the best and most diverse dining in Europe.
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Inside Petra - Exploring the Incredible Lost City of Jordan...
Inside Petra my blog tells my story of exploring this treasure. Away from the crowds we look at the best way to make the most of your time inside Petra.
The 15 Craziest Things In Nature You Won't Believe Actually...
Ben Nevis Blog: The climb to the UK's highest point
Ben Nevis is the highest peak in the United Kingdom and one of Scotland's true outdoor treasures. Our Ben Nevis blog tells our story of reaching the summit.
Day trip to Bruges (Brugge) exploring Belgium
Bruges is fast becoming one of the top tourist spots in Europe. Reachable from London, Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels here's my take on a day trip to Bruges.
Callanish Standing Stones - A Scottish Treasure
A symbol of bemusement to many but of awe to all, the Callanish Standing Stones are one of Scotland's top attractions on the Isle of Lewis.
Ben A'an Callander: Climbing in the Great Scottish Outdoors...
Ben A'an Callander is one of Scotland's most rewarding hillwalking opportunities. Breathtaking views of the Trossachs and Lake Katrine await...
8 photos from Obama's trip to South Africa you didn't see...
Glasgow architecture: is it amongst the best in Europe?
Glasgow has some of the most impressive building designs in Europe. Glasgow architecture merges old with new and the city has never looked better!
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Traveling doesn't have to break the bank. Get discounts and the insider scoop with these great resources.
Jenny Freedman shares the sights and flavors of sensational Sicily.
The Prettiest View of Florence - Exposed Italy
From Piazzale Michelangelo. Florence, fall 2011. All travel photos copyrighted by Amanda Ruggeri. All rights reserved.
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Exploring Wadi Rum, Camping with Bedouins and Camel Riding...
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Highlights of Florence - is Florence the greatest city in...
On the search for the world's greatest cities, Florence is right up there. I look at some of the highlights of Florence and what makes it special.
Glasgow Riverside Museum of Transport Completed
Europe's Top 25 Castles - The Best Castles in Europe
Castles in Europe - Everybody loves a castle and Europe has a some of the best castles in the world. Read this guide to the top 25 European castles.
What a Trip: In Scotland, clambering around the medieval...
A mother and son travel to Scotland to visit castle ruins and medieval cathedrals and abbeys.
Scottish stereotypes and idiosyncrasies, are they true?
Scottish stereotypes are well-known and much laughed about! Food, drink, sport, politics, legends....Here's my look at the best Scottish stereotypes.
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