Steam hauled trains are opening up the scenic Scottish Borders to visitors every Sunday this August. Aileen Robertson boarded at Dalgety Bay for a journey along the Borders Railway, which was reopened three years ago, and took in a visit to Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott.
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.
The owners of a Forfar hotel are celebrating a successful first year of business.
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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.
Terry MacCallum enjoyed a weekend break with her husband in Queensferry
The magnificent Magellan cruise ship arrived in Dundee last weekend to begin its popular summer schedule of cruises from the City of Discovery.
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.
Now that Dundee is home to a fantastic cruise port, it’s amazing to think that you can set off for your dream destination on a cruise ship right on your doorstep!