The magnificent Magellan cruise ship arrived in Dundee last weekend to begin its popular summer schedule of cruises from the City of Discovery.
Cruise ships are increasingly setting a course for Scotland – and businesses in Fife, Tayside and Dundee are particularly well placed to benefit, writes Michael Alexander.
Michael Alexander joined renowned Fife chef and food writer Christopher Trotter on a food tour of Fife – designed to promote tourism and show off the rich “untapped” food and drink sector in the Kingdom.
When I first set foot on the gloriously sleepy isle of La Gomera I felt an almost irresistible urge to shake off my shoes and slip on a pair of sandals. La Gomera is that sort of oasis.
Robin McKelvie tops up his tan on the sunny island of Tenerife
Canary Island lover Robin McKelvie heads to remote El Hierro It’s a Canary Island that is less theme park and more Jurassic Park, a Spanish hideaway more remote Yorkshire on a volcano than hectic Costa del Sol. Welcome to El Hierro, the magical outpost that was the last land Columbus saw as he sailed off the map in search of the New World.
Crystal clear rivers, towering mountains, rolling vineyards, historic towns and mysterious archaeological sites. Gayle Ritchie explores Arcos de Valdevez...
Every week Royal Bank of Scotland flying banker, Anne Rendall, embarks on a whistle-stop tour of Scotland’s islands, bringing vital services to the country’s most remote communities.
Silent in the cool morning jungle air we wait. Everyone in the safari truck is completely still. We wait. Then there she is - a large female leopard. She isn’t alone. She plucks her two cubs down from a tree and spirits them across the dusty trail in front of us. Welcome to Sri Lanka!