Tag Archives: Scotland

Don’t Blink, You’ll Miss It

Nessie on the Net livestream from Loch Ness:

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Helicopter Camping

We’ve seen lots of airplanes that have been converted into hotel accommodations, but this is the first helicopter to make the transition. The folks at Helicopter Glamping in Stirling, Scotland purchased a decommissioned Sea King search and rescue chopper from … Continue reading

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Roadtripping

Most of us love a good old-fashioned roadtrip, so why not an old-school print magazine dedicated to the pleasures of “soulful driving”. Curves is a beautifully crafted bi-lingual (German-English) publication packed with terrific maps, photos, and travel itineraries for drivers, bikers, and … Continue reading

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We Remember

Today marks the 28th anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. My amazing brother Steve, along with 269 other innocent people, was murdered by Libyan terrorists in this heinous, evil act. We never forget, and we … Continue reading

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It’s Only a Paper Town

Paperholm is the brilliant ongoing project by Edinburgh-based artist Charles Young. Each day, he creates a new building or component to add to his city of paper. He then uses stop-motion to animate the new addition to the community. You can … Continue reading

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Why A Duck

This amazing book sculpture was created by Thomas Wightman for Visit Scotland. The work celebrates a childhood train journey over the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct bridge. It may look familiar, if you’ve ever seen a Harry Potter film. all images ©Thomas Wightman

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Library Tourism

Portuguese architectural illustrator André Chiote decided to create these colorful posters to celebrate some of the most impressive libraries that he has visited on his travels.

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Everything Except The Castles

Driving around Iceland this Summer, I was struck by how much wide swaths of the country that reminded me of the stark beauty of the Scottish Highlands. The stunning video below of a recent journey through Scotland shows just how much … Continue reading

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A Booklover’s Dream

It’s not unusual for bibliophiles to daydream about chucking it all and opening their own bookshop. Now, Airbnb, Scotland’s National Book Town, and The Open Book bookstore are making it possible—if only for a week. Situated in the southwest Scottish … Continue reading

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and now for something completely different

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