Tag Archives: Scotland

Tuesday Deal Day: Guaranteed Tee Times at St. Andrews

St Andrews golf course Scotland

For those who simply cannot get enough of the game of golf, Sceptre Tours has created a package that lets golf travelers to put club to ball where it all began — in Scotland at the renowned St Andrews Old Course. And, with guaranteed tee times included. This pilgrimage to the birthplace of golf organizes […]

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Tuesday Deal Day: Golf and Castles, Whisky and Water

Golf and Castles, Whisky and Water

Discover Scotland’s outstanding natural beauty by day, and enjoy the country’s most deluxe accommodations by night, with the “Golf and Castles, Whisky and Water” program developed to support the “Year of Natural Scotland.” The “Golf and Castles, Whisky and Water” itinerary is a six-day, five-night program hosted by two luxury hotels, the Old Course Golf […]

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The Top 5 Family Attractions in Edinburgh

National Monument and Carlton Hill Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh is a popular place year-round for travelers of all kinds, but especially families.  From the very atmospheric city streets, to the many tours and festivals that the kids will love, Scotland will leave the parents charmed and your children ready for their return trip. With so many attractions and venues, […]

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Balmoral: The Queen’s Scottish Residence

Balmoral Castle

  Located in the highlands of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Balmoral Castle is a large estate house best known as one of the residences of the Royal Family.  It was originally purchased by Queen Victoria, who razed the home and rebuilt it from the ground up, and has been owned by successive monarchs since that time.  The […]

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10 Things To Do in St. Andrews, Scotland

Gate of St Andrews, Scotland

Named for the apostle Andrew, the town of St Andrews is located on the east coast of Fife in Scotland and was originally founded as a religious settlement.  Today it is widely known for its university and as the home of golf in Scotland (and the world), and is a popular tourism spot for travelers […]

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10 Reasons to Visit Edinburgh for Your Next Vacation

Edinburgh, the capital city of , is the second largest city in the country, making it a popular vacation spot for travelers from the U.K. and around the world.  In fact, it’s the second most visited city in the UK for international travelers (no surprise that is first), and there are lots of reasons to […]

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Edinburgh The City of Festivals

Today’s guest post comes to us from Andy Hayes, also know as the Edinburgh Guide. Offering up great Edinburgh tips and advice, be sure to check out the Edinburgh guide blog before your next trip to the Scottish capital — including exclusive tips for navigating the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the world’s largest arts festival. — […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Hilton Union Square, San Francisco

It seems like everyone thinks about romance in February, but once Valentine’s Day passes, romance gets short shrift. One way […]

You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]