December 2023
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The Magic of the Scottish Islands: Outer Hebrides…

Among the many islands we visited in Scotland, the Outer Hebrides are among those which left the greatest impression on us. We always come back from our Hebridean journeys (Inner and Outer Hebrides) with new, wonderful, unforgettable memories. But there is a specificity of the Western Isles. Each island of this distant Scottish archipelago, to […]

Notes about “Old Mortality” by Sir Walter Scott…

When Janice and I made our promise to Sir Walter Scott to read all his books, we certainly did not realise the magnitude of the task 😉 How many books did the great Scottish author write, I could not tell exactly but what I do know is that there are many of them! 😉

Today, […]

A Very Merry Christmas from Sarlat in Dordogne !!!

Dear Readers,

Just a few words on this very festive day to wish you all a very Happy Christmas on behalf of the whole team of Scotiana and to share with you a few pictures of our place in Sarlat, Dordogne.


Sarlat Christmas decorations Maison de la Boétie © 2022 Scotiana


The Magic of the Scottish Landscapes…

When we first discovered Scotland, like many travellers, we immediately fell in love with this wonderful land. Since then we have never stopped going back there, again and again, never getting tired of its wild beauty, of the quality of its light, of its changing skies… .

Ardvreck Castle Loch Assynt Sutherland […]

Ian Hamilton and Scotland’s Stone of Destiny ..

Bonjour Marie-Agnes, Janice et Jean-Claude ! 🙂 Hello again from Scotland !

Is there, I wonder, any more romantic story in all of our country’s modern history than the tale of ‘The Stone’ – how at Christmas 1950 Ian Hamilton (b.1925) and some young friends removed Scotland’s Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey to […]