The Rural Beginnings Of The Golf Sport

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It is probably best to use the phrase “golf as we know it” when giving the gentlemen of Scotland credit for its invention, however, the origin of golf is open for discussion as to being Chinese, Dutch or Scottish. Scotland is widely recognized as the birthplace of golf. One of the keys to establishing an […]


Did The Game Of Golf Originate From Outer Space

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Art Bell I live by the golf course and almost eveynight there are UFOs at the links . I have it figured out why the UFOs come back everynight. It is for the 9th hole on the golf course. The exact origins of the game of golf remain a subject of continual debate. Although Scotland […]


Classic Golf In Scotland

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For people who take golf holidays, golf breaks in Scotland represent the quintessential golfing retreat. There are three main reasons for this. Firstly, Scotland has all the best courses – including the world-class Turnberry, St Andrews and Gleneagles, all offering the most fantastic golf holidays available. Secondly, the scenery is unparalleled and provides the perfect […]


Three Ways To Get Cheap Airfare To Scotland

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Before you start planning your Scotland getaway, have you tried any of these three different ways to get cheap airfare? This article has been written to give you a way to plan the best vacation you’ve ever had to Scotland while paying the cheapest airfare possible. Cheap Scotland Airfare Tactic #1: Overbooking It’s a fact […]


The Dog Of The Highlands West Highland White Terrier

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At around 1700s, the Isle of Skye and other highlands in Scotland were already producing lots of small terriers. Scottish breeds were separated into two: the Skye terriers and the Dandie Dinmont terriers. The Dandie Dinmonts were categorized as a separate breed. The Skyes included the Scotties, the Cairns and the West highland white terriers […]


Standing On The Shores Of Loch Ness

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Locked in the vaults of Scottish legend lies an enigmatic stretch of water famous the world over. Within the wells of Celtic folklore, the mystery of Loch Ness has baffled scientists for decades. Loch Ness sits in the north of Scotland, near the town of Inverness. It forms part of a series of lochs running […]


Scotland Travel Guide

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The charisma and aura of the European country Scotland is unknown to none. It is the land, which was a surface to numerous significant historical battles, is the mother of cherished sport ‘golf’ and is globally appreciated for its Balmoral Castle (a vacation spot for Queen Elizabeth and her family) and Scotch whisky. Scotland is […]


Travel Guide For Scotland

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This article gives advice about places to visit, places to stay and places to eat in Scotland. Scotland is a superb country to visit and it is steeped in history. With famous cities such as Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland has plenty to offer for everyone. Places to visit in Scotland Edinburgh castle has been a […]


History Of Golf In Scotland

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While many countries have a valid claim to an early game that resembles the game of golf, the origins of golf are without a doubt routed in Scotland’s past. The fact is, golf probably derived from other countries and stick and ball type games. However, while these are stick and ball games, they are missing […]


Did You Know That Golf Was Invented In Scotland

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Golf was invented in Scotland, and dates back to at least the 17th century, possibly even earlier – the name is believed to come from an Old German word, ‘gowf’, meaning a club or bat. The oldest golf course in the world is Musselburgh Links, but there are many vary old golf courses in Scotland, […]


Golf In Scotland

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Golf in Scotland is a historical phenomenon. According to records the game was first played in 1457 after which it was banned by King James II. Golf is a national pastime for Scots since 1502. The Stewart monarchs were themselves keen to develop golf in Scotland. The reputed Scottish golf courses lie in parkland, moorland, […]


Dundee Tourist Information

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As you approach the Tay Road Bridge whether by car or by train through the Tay Rail Bridge you begin to understand why they call the river “Silvery Tay”. The city is situated on the east coast of Scotland on the north bank of the firth of Tay. Dundee is Scotland’s fourth largest city and […]


Enjoying Cheap Holidays To Scotland

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Imagine listening to Christmas music on the bagpipes. If you plan your cheap holidays to Scotland, you will hear beautiful Christmas music coming from bagpipes everywhere you go. In Scotland, you will keep the fires burning all night and on Christmas Day after having a roaring bonfire and some Scottish Whiskey, you will sit down […]


Show Plates Are About To Change

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Since 2001 the supply and specification of vehicle Number Plates has been regulated by law. The exact character font, colour,spacing,margins and even materials used in the production of a number plates are controlled by legislationion . Suppliers must also collect proof of I.D. and entitlement to the registration number concerned and every supplier must be […]


Skiing In Scotland

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Scotland may be the home of golf, but it’s also a great place for skiing enthusiasts. With numerous world class resorts, and such a depth of history and culture, Scotland is a great place to visit on your vacation, regardless of your interests and hobbies. When you think of Scotland, you might think of kilts, […]