Dundee is taking to the world stage and heads are turning. The spotlight is on the City of Discovery and tourism enquiry lines are running hot. So is the excitement, as the much-anticipated V&A Dundee opens in just 100 days, on September 15. So why visit Dundee? We look at 100 reasons while features writer Gayle Ritchie talks to Tristram Hunt, director of the V&A in London, about his hopes for the Scottish innovation.
I’ve found a fairy, a horse and a coin and I’m now in the process of unlocking a pirate’s treasure chest with a key I’ve tracked down inside a book.
A boat trip that brings the heritage and history of Loch Tay to life is a summer must-do. Gayle braves the rain and enjoys a cruise with a difference
Hundreds of free activity sessions are being hosted in parks and green spaces this summer as ParkLives comes to Dundee. Gayle Ritchie gets stuck in
Sea turtles, tea plantations and superb beaches will be in much easier reach when Thomson launches a new direct flight to Sri Lanka next month. Lisa Haynes samples the Indian Ocean island
Following a leap in demand for pet-friendly travel, leading Scottish holiday home provider, EmbraceScotland, launched a “Paws for a Break Pet-Friendly Award” last year to celebrate properties that go above and beyond to cater for man’s best friend.
Finished all your Christmas present wrapping? If the answer is a big fat no, fret not because Gayle Ritchie has discovered the secret formula to wrapping the perfect pressie
Proving sun, sea and sand benefit both body and soul, Josie Clarke learns how to live in the moment on a wellbeing trip to Antigua
Wildlife and superb scenery attract visitors to South Africa. But food and drink are the real draws for a visit to Cape Town, says Katie Wright, as she reveals the city's burgeoning culinary hotspots
Fancy making your very own hedgerow basket? Gayle Ritchie gets crafty...