Entries by Mel Fraser

Learn Important Scottish Slang

This is very informative blog and it shall be ‘pure’ important to use on your adventure while driving through Scotland. Let us know if you’ve enjoyed learning these terms, there’s plenty more where these came from. Slang is used extensively throughout Scotland and tends to vary from town to town. All the terms below should […]

Scotland is Surprising

Scotland is a magical world of a country full to the brim of surprises and culture. In light of this, we’ve created a list of things you may not know about the nation, give yourself a point of each answer and let us know below how many you knew. Scotland’s national animal is a unicorn […]

Scotland, the land for ticketing off your bucket list

We greatly encourage you to jump in the deep end and explore our fine nation far and wide. Our bespoke self-drive itineraries allow you to experience our beautiful country the Scottish way and can include accommodation, breakfast, car rental, as well as historic explorer pass which grants you access to many attractions. Contact us on […]

The Best Attractions in Edinburgh!

Visiting Edinburgh for the first time? As Scotland’s beautiful capital city there’s is so many things to do. From secret bars to spooky ghost tours, Edinburgh has it all. So to make things a bit easier we’ve put together a list of our must-do’s! Don’t forget to comment below if you think we’ve missed anything […]

Edinburgh Tattoo 2020 – ‘The Platinum Edition’

Starting humbly in 1950, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is marking their 70th birthday this upcoming August. For generations a broad an ever-increasing audience have had a pleasure of enjoying this remarkable event. To celebrate the tremendous achievement of 70 successful years in running, this year’s shall be themed around ‘Platinum’. What to expect? The ‘Platinum […]

History of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Etymology of the term “Tattoo” With the establishment of modern barracks and full military bands later in the 18th century, the term “tattoo” was used to describe the last duty call of the day, as well as a ceremonial form of evening entertainment performed by military musicians. Early Days In 1949 Edinburgh held its first Military […]