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17 September 2021

This desert island in Scotland is for sale. It’s cheaper than a one-bedroom flat in London

A deserted island of more than 90,000 square meters is for sale for a price that starts at 59,000 euros ($70,000) – the average price for […]
19 July 2021

A haunted village in Scotland is for sale for only €147.000

Looking for a new home? You could buy a Scottish village for just €147.000, but you have to deal with a ghost… Since the beginning of […]
24 June 2021

Dalwhinnie Distillery – a marriage in the mountains

In March 2018 I was on a final research trip for my book Sea of Bones and I took a train between Edinburgh and Inverness. Anticyclone […]
17 June 2021

Wolfburn Whisky – the return of a mythical beast?

Like last week’s Arran whisky, this week’s tipple – Wolfburn – has seen a revival after a halt in production of 150 years. The Wolfburn distillery […]
11 June 2021

Arran Whisky – How a war veteran revived a sleeping giant

The Isle of Arran lies between Ayr and Kintyre. Sometimes known as ‘Scotland in miniature’, it possesses all Scotland’s geography – Highland and Lowland areas – in […]
31 May 2021

Scotland aims to have the world’s first zero emissions aviation region

Orkney, an archipelago off the northeastern coast of Scotland, UK, is running several low-carbon aircraft trials in an 18-month project that aims to become the “world’s […]
26 May 2021

Caol Ila: the whisky from the Queen of the Hebrides

Just 25 miles north of the northern Irish coast lies Scotland’s fifth and the British Isles’ eighth largest island. Rich in Gaelic, Norse, and Scottish clan […]
19 May 2021

Oban, a town built by whisky

Just over two miles above the town of Oban lies Loch Gleann a’ Bhearraidh, a reservoir that overhangs the coast like an infinity pool, glassily reflecting […]
26 April 2021

Scotland to make period products freely available for women

Scotland has unanimously passed the Period Products (Free Provision) Bill, which requires local authorities to ensure that period products —including tampons and pads— are available free […]
8 April 2021

The Scottish islands introducing sea-powered cars

Residents in Shetland, an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, can now use electric cars powered entirely by energy generated from the sea. BREAKING NEWS: […]
2 April 2021

Scotland to have its first hydrogen-powered train in 2021

Scotland will have its first train running on hydrogen power by the end of 2021. A new project from the Scottish government and a group of […]
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