The Highland Blog

Tuesday 28th July 2009

Scotland is fast becoming one of the key places for producing musical talent. Not only is it shown in the new up and coming musical talent but through the history of this cosmopolitan country. There has always been a dedication to music with many music...

Tuesday 28th July 2009

Image by Pet_r via Flickr When looking into the origins of golf, the better questions are where did golf take root and how did it spread to other locations? The answer emphatically to these questions is Scotland. The game of golf evolved...

Tuesday 30th June 2009

Image by Ibán via Flickr The bread-making industry has made great strides in Scotland. In Glasgow alone there are two firms which each bake over two thousand bags of flour a week — namely, J. and B. Stevenson and Bilsland Brothers — while...

Tuesday 30th June 2009

Image via Wikipedia Just as France has its wine regions, Scotland has its whisky regions. Each one produces whiskies of various qualities which, even to the novice, are noticeable in taste, colour and aroma. Every distillery in Scotland...

Tuesday 30th June 2009

Image by ayalan via Flickr Scotland is world-renowned for its high quality shellfish. The clean, clear Scottish waters produce some of the finest mussels, oysters and scallops in the world, prized by the best chefs and home cooks. This...

Tuesday 30th June 2009

Wonderful men in kilts!

Tuesday 30th June 2009

It’s worth to listen it till the end! Really great story and the man is amazing!

Friday 19th June 2009

  Image via Wikipedia Edinburgh, against the appearance, is not the biggest city of Scotland. But it’s still its capital. Although Glasgow is the biggest Scottish town it’s typical  industrial town, that’s why it wouldn’t be a best...

Thursday 28th May 2009

Image via Wikipedia The Scots are a widely-travelled race and wherever you go in the world, you always meet someone who either married or is related to a Scot in some way. It may be your parents, grandparents or ancestors were Scots and...

Thursday 28th May 2009

Image via Wikipedia A ghillie suit is known as a camouflaged outfit, one worn by snipers, hunters and soldiers so that they can’t be easily detected. The word ghillie actually comes from a Scots Gaelic term meaning “boy”. This was in...

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