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  • The Action-Packed Tunnock’s Tour of Mull Rally

    If you enjoy the combination of speed, sharp turns and difficult road surfaces when watching a race, you will most likely be a rally racing fan. Rally racing has long been a popular form of ...

  • Superstition, Fly-Fishing, and Fish and Chip Suppers

    Do not mention pork or rabbits or a squall will surely strike. Always bring salt on the boat. A match offered to another fisherman to light a cigarette must be broken in half. Mentioning the ...

  • Join in the Fun at the Tiree Wave Classic

    If you enjoy windsurfing and relish a good festival, The Tiree Wave Classic is exactly the sort of event you are probably looking for. Complete with top-notch windsurfing, great activities ...

  • Lost your wallet? If you are in Scotland, a Sporran will do

    Perhaps the costume designers for the movie, Braveheart, were right after all. The leather pouch draped across a man’s kilt protected more than one’s hip-flask, one’s daily food rations or ...

  • The Historical Braemar Gathering

    If you’ve ever wanted to attend one of the many legendary Highland games in Scotland, the Braemar Gathering would be an excellent choice. With a history that dates back at least 900 years, ...

  • Scotland’s Traditional Culinary Dish

    Australians may claim Vegemite, and the English may swoon over Marmite, but in Scotland, the home grown food boasting a peculiar and slightly gruesome international reputation is haggis. ...

  • The Five Day Festival of Carrbridge Live 2007

    If you are planning a trip to the Scottish Highlands soon and would like to try something different, the Carrbridge Live Festival is not a bad place to start. An unusual mixture of nature, ...

  • John Lennon Northern Lights Festival in Durness

    Scotland is an immensely interesting country to visit – not only for its historical heritage, beautiful landscapes and bustling cities – but for its abundance of festivals and events. ...

  • Bagpipes: The Inside Story on Scotland’s Signature Instrument

    Most everyone has heard the unmistakable sound of the bagpipes at one point or another, and the image that is conjured up is one of a kilt-wearing, argyle-socked Scotsman merrily piping away ...

  • The Scottish Open Chainsaw Carving Competition

    If you are looking for something truly different to do the next time you visit Scotland, look no further than the Scottish Open Chainsaw Carving Competition. This great annual competition ...