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Scotland — A small, proud country with a tumultuous past, Scotland’s worldly contributions include electricity, television, golf, and whisky (though the Irish would beg to differ). Soak up tartan tradition and modern sounds and scenes.

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For canoeing, mountain climbing, kite surfing, vibrant Edinburgh, rejuvenated Glasgow, golf, Loch Ness, and whisky!

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The United Kingdom's Most Beautiful Islands

March 24, 2014

Lying halfway between mainland Shetland and the Orkney islands, Fair Isle is the most remote inhabited island in the United Kingdom. Read More »

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Slideshow: The United Kingdom's Most Beautiful Islands

March 24, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

With its white sand and turquoise sea, you would be forgiven for thinking that the above photograph was taken on a Caribbean island. In fact, this is Luskentyre ... Read More »

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Scotland: A New Way to Walk Across the Country, Plus Other Classic Trails

March 19, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

In a year that is filled with milestones– from the Independence Referendum, to the Commonwealth Games, to the year-long festival called The Homecoming – it's ... Read More »

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Aviemore: A Budget-Friendly Scottish Ski Getaway

March 04, 2014 by Becky Lucas

Think Scotland, and whisky, bagpipes, men in kilts, or perhaps fisherman’swaders come to mind. But now you can add skiingand snowboarding to the mix. Up in the ... Read More »

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5 Places Where Island-Hopping is Surprisingly Easy

February 27, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Whether you're looking for a tropical escape or windswept remoteness, the following destinations are perfect for island-hopping. From there, your biggest ... Read More »

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“Love local markets? Snag an apartment rental so you can feast after you forage--and save on meals while you're at it.”

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