When a historic attraction has been featured on a show called Most Haunted and gets its own WikiHow entry for "How to Survive a Trip to Mary King's Close," you're guaranteed a pretty spooky experience.
Here are ten must-see places that are easily accessible by car or public transport and range from the birthplace of the Scottish saltire and the scene of notorious 16th century witch trials to the home of Rugby Sevens.
Go ahead and become a castaway for a day or two. Here are 10 secret places -- from the mysterious North Atlantic to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean -- where you can completely surrender to island time.
Across Scotland, archaeologists know that little round islands on the lakes are evidence of crannogs -- circular houses built by big shots 500 years before Christ. One is now the Crannog Centre, a museum staffed by people dedicated to learning about and teaching about these people.