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Holiday homes available at Taymouth Village

A HOLIDAY HOME IDYLL JUST AN HOUR & A HALF FROM THE CAPITAL! Four New Highland Lodge plots are now available at Taymouth Village ahead of the busy autumn period. Four Highland Lodges, on spacious new plots with spectacular views, are available now at Taymouth Village. The popular Holiday Park is situated on the five star Mains of Taymouth Country Estate...

Nira Caledonia’s guests enjoy ‘appy days’

The Nira Caledonia, the New Town luxury boutique hotel is offering guests the chance to make the most out of their stay – even to request for a bath to be run in advance of their arrival – thanks to its own app. Nira Caledonia’s app has been designed so that guests have everything they need to make for a...

Still looking for a festival? You are invited to Philadelphia

Just as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe ends one of the many others springing up across the world opens tomorrow in Philadelphia. Since 1997 the Philadelphia Fringe Festival has offered over 1000 performances. It might be a little late to plan for this year but American Airlines launch their daily service from Edinburgh Airport in April and you can already buy seats...

Leonard Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket celebrates first birthday

The Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket has used its landmark first anniversary to reveal fascinating behind the scenes facts which have helped to ensure its guests enjoyed staying there in the last year. Dedicated staff at the Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket work round the clock to ensure the highest standards of service - which has resulted in some staggering...

Solo travel trend takes off

For the first time, solo travel has tipped the balance of hotel bookings with one in three weekend visitors to Jurys Inn being a single traveller. The desire to have ‘me’ time, see new places, and get away from everyday life are the top reasons Brits have been taking more solo trips for pleasure this year. The hotel group, with Scottish...

Jurys Inn Edinburgh takes a trip down memory lane

A popular hotel has revealed how the hospitality sector has changed over recent years by using its 20th anniversary to take a nostalgic look at its past. Back when Jurys Inn in Edinburgh opened in 1998, guests would still book a morning wake-up call, TVs were barely bigger than 14-inches and WiFi was just a weird name. Now guests at the...

Greece, a country of real contrasts

The Rough Guide to Greece: 15th edition: £16.99 Greece is a country of contrasts, from sleepy villages and crystal clear bays with sparkling sands to rugged mountains, vibrant cities and a strong clubbing scene. It also boasts classical ruins and wonderfully hospitable tavernas, but it also provides surprises, like a cricket pitch in the middle of Corfu Town. Let’s start there. It...

The title does not do this publication justice

The Rough Guide to Ireland (12th edition): £15.99: published July 2018 The title of Rough Guide does not do this must-have publication justice. It’s comprehensive and having just returned from the Emerald Isle I can honestly say this is the perfect travelling companion. My partner came in handy, however, as navigator. What to see and what not to miss allows you to plan...

Edinburgh named Top Cruise Destination

Edinburgh has won yet another award but this time it is a bit of a first. The capital has been named Western Europe's top cruise destination 2018. Capital Cruising part of Forth Ports is celebrating the win in the 2018 Cruisers' Choice Destination Awards from Cruise Critics. The company operates seven cruise terminals and anchorages across the UK including Leith and...

Out of Edinburgh – The Bay Hotel celebrates tenth anniversary

The Bay Hotel has just celebrated its ten year anniversary since opening its doors in 2008, when it was added to the popular ‘Bay Leisure Complex’ at Pettycur Bay Holiday Park in Kinghorn, Fife. The Hotel was a major development for the Wallace family, who aimed to add an extra dimension to their successful leisure business by creating a visually appealing, high standard,...
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