Going Ashore: V&A Dundee

Dundee, located on the north bank of the famous River Tay estuary on Scotland’s eastern coast, is undergoing a renaissance of sorts. With a £1 billion redevelopment of the waterfront underway, the city has been named by National Geographic Traveller magazine as one of the coolest destinations for 2019. This accolade is only one ofContinue reading “Going Ashore: V&A Dundee”

Whisky Galore on the Hebridean Princess

Scotland is a land of misty glens, remote islands, Viking graves, Neolithic stone circles, haunted castles and …. whisky! No trip to this beautiful country is complete without a wee dram of the famous ‘amber nectar’. In summer 2019 Hebridean Island Cruises take this notion one step closer to heaven. Their Whisky Galore cruise visitsContinue reading “Whisky Galore on the Hebridean Princess”

One Ocean: Scotland & Ireland Golf Expedition

Scotland, the birthplace of golf, is home to some of the finest courses in the world. One Ocean Expeditions, on their Scotland & Ireland Golf Expedition voyage, visit a hand-picked selection of these on this carefully curated 7-day tour. With a strong focus on the infamous course designer, ‘Old Tom Morris’, the cruise offers golfContinue reading “One Ocean: Scotland & Ireland Golf Expedition”

Aurora Expeditions Cruise: Wild Scotland

Exhilaration and adventure are key ingredients in a genuine expedition cruise. Aurora’s Wild Scotland isn’t short on either of these, adding a sprinkle of challenge and a dash of mystery into the mix on this tour of the country’s most rugged and remote places. As a pioneer in expedition cruising, this Australian company seeks far-flungContinue reading “Aurora Expeditions Cruise: Wild Scotland”

HAL: Irish & Scottish Adventure

Cruise Lines take many forms: from the thrill-a-minute RCI mega-ships to the scandi-cool Viking luxury havens. Holland America Line is another brand with a very distinct identity. The clean lines and teak decks are nautical through and through, giving an elegance and timelessness to their ships. The tie-ins with Oprah and BBC Earth give aContinue reading “HAL: Irish & Scottish Adventure”