Scotland is known as the land of the brave. With its rich and dramatic history, Scotland is a land of rugged mountains, incredible coastlines and unique traditions. It has an identity all of its own.
On these pages, you will find information and blog posts about this fantastic country. You will learn about its clans, its warriors, cities, countryside and attractions.
There are a few major cities, such as Edinburgh and Glasgow – this will be your one stop resource to navigating the Highlands and the Glens.
Scotland is part of the United Kingdom and recently, its population rejected a call for independence through a referendum. This same debate was reignited following the UK’s decision to exit from the European Union and you will find information here that explains the current state of affairs and what is in store in the future.
Scotland also has a unique cuisine with dishes such as haggis, tripe and, of course, whisky.
The rural scenery is stunning and the islands on the West coast are to be seen to be believed. You can also discover the Shetland and Orkney Islands that are heavily influenced by Viking culture.
Many Scots emigrated to Australia, Canada and the United States and a focus will delve on the events that led up to these migrations. A little known fact is that Scotland also has a French influence with names such as Sinclair being derived from the French name St Clair. While it might not be apparent on the surface, Scotland is a melting pot of culture and history.