Scottish history

In the beginning of 2nd millenium B.C. there were small communities on the west coast, Shetlands and Orkney Islands. The Romans, which called it Caledonia, tried to invade it between A.D. 82 and 208, but they were unsuccessful. In the 5th…

How to get to Scotland

Getting to Scotland is quite easy. Airports of some countries in Central Europe, Ireland, Wales, Scandinavia and England have direct flights to Edinburgh and Glasgow. From other countries you have to stop in Paris, London, Amsterdam and…

Isle of Arran

The Isle of Arran or, simply, Arran, is situated in the Firth of Clyde near Glasgow (in south-western part of Scotland). The island has approximately 5,000 inhabitans and measure around 167 square miles (433 km2) in area being the seventh…

Visit Hebrides

In Inner Hebrides, the Isle of Skye is occasionally called "The shining jewel in the Hebridean crown". Skye shines it's genuine beauty from the jagged peaks of Cuilin hills to the rough northern tip of the Trotterniosh peninsula. Here you…

Aberdeen tourist information

Aberdeen is the third largest city, after Glasgow and Edinburgh, in Scotland with 202,000 inhabitants. It has an identity different from other Scottish cities. The city of Aberdeen is known as "the Granite City" for the colour of old…

Glasgow tourist information

Glasgow is the largest city of Scotland and nearly 10 years ago Glasgow got the privilege of being the "European city of culture" which has attracted attention of designers and architects. Glasgow raised to distinction in the time of…

Edinburgh tourist information

In United Kingdom, Edinburgh (sometimes misspelled in Edinborough) is one of the largest city with a population of nearly 450,000 inhabitants, second after Glasgow, and it is the chief city of Scotland. In 1995 Edinburgh became a UNESCO…

Scotland travel guide

Scotland is made up of over 790 islands, aside from the mainland. It is located on the northern part of Britain. One of the four countries that made up United Kingdom. It has a land area of 31,510 sq. miles. Glasgow is Scotland's biggest…