Held year-round, all over the world, the Highland Games celebrate the strength of Scottish culture -- from the bagpipes to the kilts to the friendly competitions.
Scotland's ancient capital city is a dramatic destination with winding medieval streets, an imposing Gothic castle and a stately Baroque palace. See our list of “must-dos” in Edinburgh.
A plethora of parks, some of the best shopping in the UK, a world-class arts scene and lively bars are just some of the lures of this down-to-earth city. See our list of top things to do in Glasgow.
Take a look at a few unique and unusual signs in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland and the country's second largest city.
It may not be possible to travel back in time like Claire Beauchamp Randall in the Starz series "Outlander," but fans can certainly follow her footsteps across the Scottish countryside. The show, which is based on Diana Gabaldon's books, is filmed on location in Scotland as it follows World War II nurse Claire and her adventures with Jamie Fraser in the 18th century.
Visit these monstrously scary museums—if you dare. You'll encounter legendary creatures that stalk the night (or swim the seas), tales of notorious killers, shocking psychiatric treatments, and mummies mouthing silent screams. A word of warning: you may not sleep well after you visit. This is the stuff of nightmares.