Tag Archives: Scotland

STENA MAKES SUBSTANTIAL INVESTMENT IN BELFAST ROUTE

Stena Line’s parent company has confirmed a multi-million pound investment package to acquire the Superfast VII and Superfast VIII ferries which operate on its Belfast-Cairnryan route… The ships currently operate under a charter contract agreement with AS Tallink Grupp and … Continue reading

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‘FIVER FEVER’ WITH STENA LINE – BOOK NOW!

They say a fiver doesn’t take you far these days! Well ferry company Stena Line disagrees! Their brand new Fiver Fever fare will take you across the Irish Sea, to Scotland or England, for a fun adventure that won’t break the … Continue reading

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Affordable luxury in ‘Auld Reekie’

By Brain Ogle It was so long since I had been in Edinburgh I had forgotten how beautiful the city centre is…. there can’t be many capitals in the world with such a jaw-dropping vista from the main street. It … Continue reading

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OUT FOR A DUCKS!

Northern Ireland Travel News’ Editor, Brian Ogle, recently visited the family-run Ducks Hotel in Kilspindie… I have always prided myself on an acute, natural sense of direction and scoffed at those who need a sat nav to go the local … Continue reading

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Take a ride on the new Borders Railway!

To celebrate the building of the first new railway line in the United Kingdom for 100 years COLIN McALPIN goes reiving around the Scottish Border region… SCOTLAND has got into training and reversed the trend started way back in l969 … Continue reading

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UNIQUE HIDDEN SCOTTISH GEM!

In the eternal search for self improvement, we sent COLIN McALPIN to a unique Scottish World Heritage Site… YOU know you have arrived at somewhere very special when you are immediately confronted by a sign proclaiming The Institute for the … Continue reading

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VISITORS TO EDINBURGH COULD HAVE TO PAY TAX – FROM THIS APRIL!

Edinburgh City Council could be shortly introducing a tourism tax – which is likely to be in the form of a levy on hotel rooms – and is currently in discussions with Scottish and UK government about the possibility… THE … Continue reading

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A Land Of Contrasts – On Road To Arran

COLIN McALPIN journeys across Scotland and takes the road to the Isle of Arran…

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Scotland Hopes New ‘Theme Tune’ Will Inspire Visitors

VisitScotland has enlisted the help of Scotland’s national symphony orchestra to create a new soundtrack designed to give listeners goosebumps.

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IT’S OFFICIAL – GLASGOW IS A GLOBAL ‘MUST VISIT’ DESTINATION!

City described as ‘one of the most exciting in the world right now’ as it makes National Geographic Traveler’s top 20 list for 2016…

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