A guide to air conditioning in Scotland for tourists. Are they installed in Scottish homes for use in the summer?
Learn about Scotland's tap water, from natural sources to the tap. Discover the processes ensuring its purity, making it ready to drink.
Learn all about ticks in Scotland, their habitats, types, removal options, and the diseases they can transmit.
A comprehensive guide to petrol stations along the iconic NC500 coastal route. Includes location map.
Explore the rich tradition of foraging in Scotland's diverse landscapes. Learn about popular wild foods and foraging safely.
Dive into the intriguing world of metal detecting in Scotland. Explore the history, legal aspects and best practices.
Everything you need to know about currency in Scotland. Scottish banks, ATMs, bank cards and coin/note denominations.
Learn what makes Scotland famous – from its landscapes and cultural heritage to whisky and cuisine.
How safe is Scotland as a tourist destination? Scotland is VERY safe, let's look at the top reasons why!
A guide to visiting Scotland at different times of the year. When is the best weather? When is the high season for tourists?
A guide to passports in Scotland and the UK. Can you catch internal flights within Scotland? What are the other forms of transport?
I love a good caravan holiday in Scotland! Let's look at the best holiday parks available, caravan types, and top tips.
What is the tipping etiquette in Scotland? Do you tip every time or only in certain situations? Read on to find out!
Scotland isn't known for its dangerous wildlife, but there are still animals that can harm you without undue care.
Fancy moving to the best wee country in the world? Check out my short guide about why you should move to Scotland.
Where are the darkest places in Scotland to see the night sky? Dark Sky Parks, astrophotography.
A short guide on driving in Scotland, rules, roads, road signs, car hire and the most scenic routes to explore.
The scourge of west Scotland, all you need to know about one of Scotland's most annoying biting insects.
An article about neepie lanterns and how to carve them. A great Scottish tradition in the Halloween holidays!
A rare and beautiful sight in the night sky - Noctilucent clouds / NLCs in Scotland, what are they, when and where to see them.
My take on where to go and how to photograph one of the most amazing natural phenomena in the northern hemisphere.