Scotland Archive

What Anthony Bourdain meant to the world

This is the second time I’ve had to write something this in less than a month, following Scott Hutchison’s death in May. Someone who I’d never met, yet had a profound impact on my life, has taken theirs. Anthony Bourdain is the patron saint of most every traveler, especially those of us who write & […]

Travel Contests: May 9, 2018 – Australia, Paris, Scotland, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Australia; Paris, France; Puerto Rico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Playa del Carmen, Mexico; Orlando, Florida; Morocco; Rome, Italy; Vancouver, Canada; any Westin hotel in Europe; Charleston, South Carolina; New York City; Lyft credits; Costa Rica; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to […]

Travel Contests: March 21, 2018 – Japan, Ireland, California, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to France or Greece; Tokyo, Japan; Palm Springs, California; Maine; Hot Springs, Virginia; San Francisco, California; the redwoods in Northern California; Ireland; Inverness, Scotland; Antigua & St. Lucia; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss […]

A day trip from Glasgow to Bothwell Castle

Most visitors to Scotland think of Edinburgh or the Highlands when it comes to seeing historic castles. However, there’s a cool medieval castle right near Glasgow called Bothwell Castle. While it might not have the imposing majesty of Edinburgh or Stirling Castle, it’s a perfect short day trip from Glasgow to Bothwell Castle. Bothwell Castle […]