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Scottish Highlands

Nestled in the Scottish Highlands Sits Crieff Hydro, a Victorian Spa

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

As gray clouds rolled in on the setting afternoon sun in the Highlands of Scotland, a bagpiper stood guard at the entrance, ringing a melody in front of the Crieff Hydro hotel. Once a Victorian spa retreat built in 1868, the resort is just over an hour's drive from Glasgow.

Say Yes for Scotland (VIDEO)

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 11.17.2014 | World

Scotland's independence vote is this week and the polls are nearly too close to call. In this opinionated documentary, a few select individuals give their case for why they think the country should vote "Yes" for Scottish Independence.

Q+A: An Outlander Tour of Scotland

Diane Vadino | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Diane Vadino

"Outlander" might be new to TV, but "Claire and Jamie" tours based on Diana Gabaldon's long-running book series have run for over a decade--and they're newly in demand, thanks no doubt to the early success of the Starz adaptation.

10 of the Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Scotland

Viator | Posted 10.06.2013 | Travel

From wild marshlands shrouded in morning mist to rugged mountain peaks and glistening lochs, Scotland has no shortage of jaw-dropping views. To get yo...

Scotland Tour: Highland Games in the Village of Kenmore

Rick Steves | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

One day a year, the Scottish village of Kenmore hosts its Highland Games festival -- and our tour group was lucky enough to be there, mixing it up wit...

The Keys to the Family Castle

Meg Pier | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Meg Pier

It was a privilege to speak to the head of the world's second-largest such extended family: His Grace the Duke of Argyll. Our conversation reminded me that while there are many branches of mankind's family tree, we are all rooted in our shared human condition.

PHOTOS: The World's Top Train Trips

Departures Magazine | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel
Departures Magazine

In 1829, Englishman George Stephenson brought to life the first steam-powered locomotive -- named Rocket -- and marked the birth of train travel.

Scottish Teen Accidentally Kills Girlfriend, Then Himself In Despair

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.14.2011 | World

This is a truly devastating tale. Sophie Taylor, the 16-year-old girlfriend of gamekeeper Calum Murray, 18, was accidentally killed as her boyfrien...