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Women in Scottish History

Women in Scottish History, or WISH, is a project funded and developed by the University of Guelph, and it's a fascinating effort that originally...

Port Erroll

On the East Coast of Aberdeenshire you'll discover the harbour of Port Erroll which was constructed in 1875 and once home to about 70...

Ancient Scotland

SITE OF THE DAY | Martin McCarthy has been taking photographs of Scotland's landscape since 1993 and selflessly documenting Scotland's ancient sites online since...

High Seas Hobbit

SITE OF THE DAY | This is how grown-ups run away. If you ever want to flee from it all and crawl into hole,...

Everything Looks Rosie

Meet Rosie. Grace Coddington, the enigmati creative director of Vogue magazine, is her fashion idol and Manolo Blahnik shoes are her weakness. She loves...

Abandoned Scotland

Abandoned buildings can attract all sorts of trouble -- from arson, graffiti, and drug dealing to under-age parties and even theft of valuable materials,...

Scottish Brick History

The Roman occupation of Scotland in first century AD brought brick-making skills to the Scots. Before the industrial revolution all bricks in Scotland were...

Motorcycle Scotland

If you've ever dreamed of touring Scotland on a motorcycle, Motorcycle Scotland is the absolute go-to source for planning your trips as well as...

Document Scotland

Four Scottish photographers with a common vision to document Scotland's stories and history teamed up in 2012 to establish Document Scotland -- a project...

Highlands Astronomical Society

The Highlands Astronomical Society (HAS) began like most astronomy clubs do, with a small group of passionate star-gazers meeting up in a living room...

Edinburgh Direct Aid

Our selection for Site-of-the-Day today fills us with hope and makes us so proud of Scotland. From the construction of emergency shelters in Kosovo...

Walk Highlands

Founded by Helen and Paul Webster in 2006, the Walk Highlands website features more than 1,900 awe-inspiring, spectacular walking routes all over Scotland. In...

A Wee Bit of Cooking

A Wee Bit of Cooking is an appealing Scottish food blog created and maintained by Wendy Harrison, a teacher living in the Highlands. Wendy has...

Boys Eat Scotland

The only thing Donnie and Raymond love as much as food is eating out. These guys love great food, good service and, whenever possible,...

Lunchquest

Whether you're a tourist eager for a taste of Scotland, or a local hunting for a pub for grub and beer, Lunchquest is full...

Scottish Fiction

Launched by Neil Wilson in January 2011, Scottish Fiction began as a music blog and part-time radio show and has since grown into a...

Flowers & Things on Skateraw Road, Newtonhill

All photos are available for use under Creative Commons. Please credit Modern Scot.

Crovie, Scotland

Crovie remains one of the oldest preserved fishing villages in all of Europe and it's located on the coast about an hour away from the...

A Brief History of the Scottish Ballad Bessie Bell and Mary...

The Scottish ballad of Bessie Bell and Mary Gray tells the story of two young women, both daughters of Perthshire lairds, who retreated to...

Pringle of Scotland

In 2009, Pringle of Scotland commissioned artist David Shrigley to create a humorous short animated film about life behind-the-scenes at Pringle to celebrate its...

The History of Alexanders of Scotland

Courtesy of Alexanders of Scotland Alexanders (Kirkburn Mills) Ltd was first establish many decades ago by the Smith family of Thomas Smith & Co., to...