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Tracing your ancestry

Finding your ancestors in Scotland can be tricky business, especially if you’re not based in or live in the country. Fortunately, plenty of institutions, both on and offline are set up to help you in your quest. The first place to turn is the National Records of Scotland, they’ll be…

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | August 9, 2018
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Sports

Scotland is located in a temperate climate, which makes Scotland an ideal place for sporting activities like football (soccer), rugby union and golf.

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | August 3, 2018
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Scottish Food Culture

Scotland’s wide vistas of rugged mountains surrounded by ocean and winds, this county is exposed to the seasons most often days are cold. So it comes

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | July 12, 2018
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Architecture

Scotland has an interesting history of buildings among them include prehistoric villages, 12th century, Gothic architecture to the 20th century modern

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | June 2, 2018
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Art

Throughout the centuries, Scotland’s arts and culture have not only offered images of men playing bagpipe music, tartan kilts and paintings of the Sco

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | May 27, 2018
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Claiming Scottish Ancestry

Today, there are nearly 50 million people across the globe who claim to have Scottish ancestral roots. In the 18th century, a great number of Highlanders were displaced from their homes so as to pave way for sheep farming. Many of them decided to start afresh in different parts around…

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | May 17, 2018
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Music

Music has always been part of Scottish culture. From playing the bagpipes to staging international music festivals there is so much to experience in S

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | April 24, 2018
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Birth of Whisky

“Water of life” in Gaelic means Whisky. Whisky is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage manufactured in Scotland; it’s a proud export of Scotland. In

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | March 20, 2018
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Highland Games

Like so many sporting traditions around the world, Scotland ‘s has one of the greatest Scottish customs called the Highland Games. Some say that the o

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | February 1, 2018
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Islands

In a country famous for its stunning scenery and the Scottish have a strong connection to the sea, there are over 700 hundred islands scattered along

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | January 9, 2018