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The Fort William Mountain Festival

By Sophie 9 months ago 587 Views No comments

In this nod to the Fort William Mountain Festival, we take a look at what the festival is all about and the way it brings people together to celebrate mountain culture in the Scottish Highlands.

A Toast to the Haggis

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On the 25th of January, Scots around the world come together to celebrate the birthday of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet. Robert Burns had a rare talent for expressing life through others' shoes and composed some of the world's most recognisable lines of poetry and song. His words have been cherished and recited for the past two centuries, in examples like promising to 'tak a cup o' kindness' with our neighbours as the new year bells chime.

How the Scots do Hogmanay

By Sophie 11 months ago 516 Views No comments

If you've ever spent Hogmanay in Edinburgh, you'll know there is nothing quite like it. No one celebrates Hogmanay quite like the Scots do, but in Edinburgh, we really show the rest of the world how it's done. For three days the city fills with flocks of tourists, ready to see the new year in with a bang. As you walk through the city there are gigs and events dotted throughout, all beckoning for your attention.