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Enjoy the magic of the Misty Isle at Skye’s Kinloch Lodge

March 14 2011

Mist-covered mountains, wild seas and dramatic ruined castles drenched in history make the Isle of Skye one of the most romantic getaways that Scotland, and indeed the world, has to offer. But perhaps nowhere encapsulates the romance of the Misty Isle more than the luxurious hideaway Kinloch Lodge the island's only Michelin Star establishment. Michael Alexander travelled north to find out more.

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Thrilling Western Isles descent is a Barra-full of excitement

January 23 2011

What do Barra, Honduras and Guatemala City all have in common? They are all in the top 10 scariest airports in the world - but in another survey, Barra was voted in the top 10 'inspirational approaches'.Michael Alexander recently spent a family holiday on Barra and found out for himself whether it was scary or inspirational.

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Autumn gold in Scotland

October 10 2010

Scotland in the autumn is a pretty special place. The tourists have gone home, the weather's still quite good, and you can sometimes feel you have the whole country to yourself. Jack McKeown spent a few days touring some of the highlights.

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Boatel your friends hearty good fun aboard the Four Sisters

August 15 2010

Ahoy, me hearties! Mike Donachie and family enjoyed a short break with a difference aboard Edinburgh's Four Sisters Boatel, which is billed as Scotland's only "floating hotel." Dragging along his wife and two young children, he filled the car with babycare junk and was already misusing nautical terms before they hit the motorway.

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Family bliss at Center Parcs Whinfell Forest

July 9 2010

Heading off with heavy scepticism and believing a pre-packaged Center Parcs holiday is for people who don't want to experience the REAL outdoors, Michael Alexander soon finds Whinfell Forest offers a perfect family retreat within easy reach of home.

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