Bear Gryll’s Survival Academy in the wilderness of Scotland, where would be Man vs Wild wannabees learn survival skills, how to make fires and survive.
Finding Scotland’s Fiery Warmth in Winter in four unique accommodations By Helen Moat I’m standing on a Scottish beach between fall and winter. It’s late afternoon and dark. We’ve taken the barbecue pit down to the beach, logs for the fire, farmhouse sausages, a chunk of bread, and a bottle of wine. The moon is […]
Surviving the Hardest Hike in Scotland, Aonach Eagach Ridge By Brian Stanton Last week I hiked the Aonach Eagach Ridge in Scotland with my best friend and his father-in-law. If the purpose of the trip was to turn my legs into trembling stalks of jello, then it succeeded within an hour of our leaving the […]
The famed festival turns 70 this year, with 9000 performances on 50 stages–and 90,000 people By Chris Atkin You’re traveling to the largest arts festival in the world, the Edinburgh Fringe. So what should you expect? Entertainment, crowds, variety, energy and flyering. If that sounds exhausting – it is. But there are plenty […]
The Scottish Castle Trail: A Battle Master’s Guide to Doing Scotland Right By Dave Weinczok Scotland is the land of castles. With a greater concentration of them than in any other European country, there is something to appeal to everyone – windswept and desolate Highland strongholds, magnificent royal fortresses on city-topping rocky crags, fancy baronial tower houses, […]