Features

Our features section has a whole host of articles all about Scotland and our connections with the world. Full of fascinating facts and interesting information, our features provide an in-depth account of all things Scotland. Pick from some of our most popular topics below, or dive into 'all features' to explore everything we have to offer!

Ultimate Scottish quiz

Ultimate Scottish quiz

So, you think you know Scotland?

From Castles to Celebrities put your knowledge to the test! Grab a pencil and paper or download the Ultimate Scottish Quiz.

Five Things to Think About if You Want to Work in Scotland

Five Things to Think About if You Want to Work in Scotland

Are you thinking about working in Scotland? Smart choice, Scotland is a great place to grow your career!

Alexander MacKenzie: Canada’s Greatest Explorer

Alexander MacKenzie: Canada’s Greatest Explorer

Moving into March, the better weather is (hopefully) starting to arrive and it’s the perfect time of year to get out there and explore the great outdoors

LGBT History Month: Dedicated To Celebrating Scotland’s LGBT Culture

LGBT History Month: Dedicated To Celebrating Scotland’s LGBT Culture

February is LGBT History Month in Scotland, a month-long festival of events designed to celebrate LGBT life and culture.

Muriel Spark: 100 Years of One of Scotland’s Greatest Writers

Muriel Spark: 100 Years of One of Scotland’s Greatest Writers

In 2018, an exciting programme of events will takeplace across Scotland to mark the 100th anniversary of Muriel Spark’s birth.

Weird and Wonderful Whisky Concoctions

Weird and Wonderful Whisky Concoctions

Whisky is one of Scotland’s best-known and best-loved products, so it makes sense that it should get its own day of celebration!

Nellie McClung & Agnes MacPhail: The Vanguards of Canadian Politics

Nellie McClung & Agnes MacPhail: The Vanguards of Canadian Politics

At the heart of the suffragist movement in Canada were two strong-willed Scottish-Canadians called Nellie McClung and Agnes MacPhail.

In the words of the Bard | Robert Burns quotes

In the words of the Bard | Robert Burns quotes

Scotland's national poet Robert Burns is celebrated throughout the world. The universal and timeless appeal of his words has spoken to people across the globe down through the years. Here are a few well-known quotations by the Bard.

Year of Young People 2018: Shining a Light on the Future

Year of Young People 2018: Shining a Light on the Future

In 2018, Scotland will come together to celebrate the Year of Young People (YOYP).

Vlogger Lindsey Hughes embarks on her #ScotStory

Vlogger Lindsey Hughes embarks on her #ScotStory

Lifestyle vlogger Lindsay Hughes shares her #ScotStory.

James Naismith: The Scottish-Canadian Who Invented Basketball

James Naismith: The Scottish-Canadian Who Invented Basketball

January is a month filled with good intentions, as people greet the New Year with resolutions to achieve over the next 12 months.

Scotland and India: Building Future Cities Together

Scotland and India: Building Future Cities Together

The importance of cities is at the very centre of the increasingly complex world that we live in.

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