Badger Lodge a lakeside holiday option almost on your doorstep

Sunset over Badger Lodge lake in Northumberland from the veranda of one of the luxury lodges. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media Badger Lodge was once a country estate. Now the area has been turned into an exclusive development of luxury lodge retreats. The lodges overlook a lake populated by Canadian geese who wander freely on manicured lawns, they come More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Norwegian launches cheapest flights direct to the US

Low-cost airline Norwegian starts its transatlantic expansion from Edinburgh Airport today with the first of three new routes to the US east coast taking off later this afternoon. Norwegian, Europe’s third largest More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Flybe begin new routes from Edinburgh

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has now started operating 11 new routes to regional France and Italy from Edinburgh Airport through its new weekend leisure hub at Southampton. The seasonal flights operate More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

All aboard for inaugural steam rail route

The iconic Forth Rail Bridge which is crossed by the train during the trip A chance to step back in time and travel by steam train on Scotland’s newest scenic rail route as well as cross the iconic Forth Rail More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, May 26th, 2017

Silver Whisper – cruising in the lap of luxury

The elegant Silver Whisper docked at Leith while on a round Britain cruise. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media The No 11 bus inched its way down Leith Walk from Edinburgh’s bustling city centre which was packed with More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Tourism awards dominated by Scots

Scottish companies have dominated a tourism awards ceremony with 31 businesses scooping gongs. The CIE Tours Awards of Excellence are based on feedback from 14,000 customers who experienced 250 providers of accommodation, More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

SYHA open pop up hostel for summer

New temporary youth hostel near the centre of Edinburgh SYHA Hostelling Scotland has added 143 en-suite rooms at the new Edinburgh Haddington Place Youth Hostel to its portfolio from 17 July to 2 September 2017, The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Norwegian revving up their engines for direct US flights

From the middle of next month you will be able to fly direct from Edinburgh Airport to three destinations on the east coast of the US with Norwegian Airlines. The new flights are targeted at three smaller airports More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, April 29th, 2017

VisitScotland makes Midlothian promotional film

Clubbiedean Reservoir in the Pentland Hills. Pic by Nigel Duncan Media A new online film, aimed at promoting Midlothian to visitors across the globe, has been launched by the national tourism organisation in partnership More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Flybe offer a new route to Heathrow

Have you tried out Flybe’s new London Heathrow service which launched at the end of March?  The service will operate four times daily year round and Flybe is the first domestic carrier to begin operating at More...