December 2023
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Scotiana’s Best Places in Scotland: Kintyre…

The Kintyre peninsula is one of our favourite places in Scotland. We went there twice in May 2004 and June 2015 and its very name conjures up many unforgettable memories.

Kintyre road sign © 2004 Scotiana

It’s quite possible to visit the Kintyre peninsula in a one-day trip and we did it but, […]

Stunning Aurora Borealis Pictures in Scotland

. A snippet from an article on about increasing chances of seeing Aurora Borealis in Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England Breathtaking pictures!

British Geological Survey, Aurorawatch UK and US body Space Weather Prediction Centre have all reported heightened opportunities of spotting the aurora.

It is due to recent activity on the surface of […]

The Best of Scotland: Orkney Islands…


Ferry crossing to Orkney © 2003 Scotiana

Dear readers,

Today, in our quest of the best of Scotland, I invite you to discover the Orkney Islands, one of our favourite Scottish places. There is something magical in these islands of the North, something different than in mainland Scotland. In sharing our pictures […]

The Iron Man of Loch Earn, near St Fillans, Perthshire…


The iron man of Loch Earn hills and rhodos © 2015 Scotiana

At the end of last May, on our road from St Fillans to Glenturret Distillery (the famous “Grouse Experience”) and Drummond Gardens, as we were driving along loch Earn in a lovely area of Perthshire, we suddenly fell upon the […]

Back from Scotland: the Magic of Alba…


Fyvie Castle Mairiuna opening the gate © 2015 Scotiana

What would he find there ? What new friends would he make ?

What new songs would he sing ? Over what graves would he stand a moment in thought ?

(In Search of Scotland […]