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Christmas is Scotland is a magical time, Cold nights, roaring log fires, good malt whisky; a Scottish Christmas is a cosy time of celebration for many. Winter in Scotland can be a miserable time, or dreich as the locals would say. The weather is...
Dancing for children is a great way of keeping fit and allows children to find and improve new skills. Team sports and athletics are great, but are not for every child, particularly younger ones; dance for kids gives children the opportunity to...
Halloween Lanterns Halloween is a popular holiday; a time to celebrate the sinister, to play tricks, dress up and have fun. It is also a much more ancient festival than many of us realise, and the unbroken traditions can be traced back thousands...
Deep in the Scottish Highlands lies Loch Ness, famous for the Loch Ness Monster, attracting over a million visitors a year; all hoping to catch a glimpse of the prehistoric beast. Just yards from the edge of the loch however lies a far more sinister...
Stephen Gough the Naked Rambler from the UK has spent most of the past 10 years of his life behind bars, much of in solitary confinement, after repeated arrests for his refusal to wear clothes in public. His recent release in July of 2012 saw two...
Gilmerton Cove is a secret network of 300 year old vaults and passageways lying beneath the street of a sleepy suburb of Edinburgh. Deep below street level street lies a long forgotten underground labyrinth of tunnels and rooms, on the outskirts of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city. Rumoured to be a secret meeting place of Freemasons and the Knights Templars, Gilmerton Cove remains a mystery, despite excavations as recently as 2002.
Who is Satan? What is the devil? Is it all just bad press? It is not a coincidence that Satan is depicted as a half man, half human horned icon brandishing a serpent. This ancient figure was a powerful deity in Celtic times.
Keep toddlers walking safely without the use of reins or a harness, with some simple and effective tips.
Gok Wan- known to millions in Britain for his lovable but hard hitting fashion TV shows has now turned his hand to presenting UK food show, Gok cooks Chinese. His kitchen abilities have taken the UK by storm as he demonstrates his passion for fast...
Packing for a summer holiday can be enjoyable- and is a lot more about what clothes to pack for a vacation. Give some thought to having fun and keeping even the lottle ones amused on vacation.
Two Giant Pandas are settling well into their new enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland and are the only two Pandas in Britain. The Edinburgh Pandas were flown in on a specially chartered Boeing 777F- dubbed the "Panda Express" which flew nonstop...
Christians across the world celebrate Easter.Easter eggs, Easter bunnies and fun activities are all part of the Easter Holiday. But does Easter have Pagan roots?
An innovative new single board computer has been launched in the UK by the Raspberry Foundation, a charity based in England. This credit card size device is set to revolutionize the study of computer science within schools and will allow children to...
The site of Rosslyn Chapel is steeped in history. Hawthornden carvings deep below in Roslin glen below give some clues to much older origins of this sacred spot. Could the site be older than any of us may imagine, and actually have been a spiritual site since Paleolitic or Neolithic times? Evidence may suggest the origins could span back over 5000 years.
High heeled shoes are the height of fashion and worn by many women at every possible occasion. Whether walking to the supermarket, a day at the office or a formal event, stiletto shoes give an elegant sexy and sophisticated edge to an outfit. Over...
Soutra Aisle is an ancient archeological site in the SCottish borders. recent excavations have unearthed exotic herbs and medicines from blood filled pits.
The Goblin Hall at Gifford once the home of the Wizard of Yester is a unique and chilling taleof East Lothian in Scotland. Known locally as the Goblin Ha the legend still haunts locals and visitors alike.
Visit Edinburgh on a budget; Scotland's capital. Visit the Old Town Royal Mile without spending too much
For anyone visiting the United Kingdom, a visit to Edinburgh, Scotland's capital City is a must. Built on the rocky heart of a long extinct volcano Edinburgh has a spectacular and rugged setting. Much of the architecture dates back to Georgian and...
Edinburgh, Scotlands's Capital city is one of the most haunted cities in Europe.Wonderfully preserved architecture with cobbled streets lends atmosphere to this fine city. Edinburgh ghosts are around every corner.
Any parent who has gone through the experience of a colicky baby will know how thoroughly unpleasant, stressful and tiring it can be. A baby with colic will wrench our heart strings and frazzle our nerves. Babies cry for many reasons, and as parents...
Scotland is home to the haggis. Some humorous myths exist about the haggis, Scots are very proud of the idea of the haggis as an animal, running wild through mountains, while kilted Scotsmen chase in hot pursuit ready for the kill. Some say that the...
An Edinburgh vacation in winter should be at the top of anyone's must visit destinations. With an atmospheric medieval old town with many tales and hauntings to the rugged Cliff top setting of Edinburgh castle. A warm welcome awaits in Edinburgh- Scotland's capital.