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Tartan

Scotland has so much rich cultural history, nothing is more of a symbol of Scotland then the distinctive checked pattern of Tartan or plaid known by N

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | December 18, 2018
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Scotland’s Health Care

Every country places its own emphasis on the health care that they offer. Scotland is no different and it is well worth looking at some of the health care aspects that take place in this country. Prescription Costs One of the biggest components of the medical industry is the pharmaceutical…

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Author | richard Comments | Comments Off Date | September 10, 2018
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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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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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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