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!

Scottish Phrases That’ll Get You Through Life

Scottish Phrases That’ll Get You Through Life

Across the many centuries its been spoken, the Scots language has developed an impressive ability to capture worldly advice in a creative and unique way.

First-Ever Team Scotland Gearing Up For Gay Games Debut

First-Ever Team Scotland Gearing Up For Gay Games Debut

The 10th Edition of the Gay Games in France will feature a dedicated Team Scotland for the first time ever!

Turing Fest Sees Tech Giants Take Over Edinburgh for World-Leading Conference

Turing Fest Sees Tech Giants Take Over Edinburgh for World-Leading Conference

The innovative two-day conference comes to Edinburgh for its eighth year to spill the secrets of the technology sector.

Four Fun Family Holidays In Scotland

Four Fun Family Holidays In Scotland

Create lasting memories on a family holiday in Scotland, where traditional seaside breaks, exciting active adventures, and other magical experiences await.

Gordon Reid: Scotland’s Other Tennis Superstar

Gordon Reid: Scotland’s Other Tennis Superstar

Get up close and personal with one of Scotland's tennis greats as we profile wheelchair tennis superstar Gordon Reid and ask him a few questions.

The Scottish Beer Company That Aims to Save the World

The Scottish Beer Company That Aims to Save the World

For many brewers around the world, creating a delicious beer is the ultimate goal – but that's not Brewgooder's only aim.

The Health of a Nation: 70 Years of the NHS in Scotland

The Health of a Nation: 70 Years of the NHS in Scotland

On 5 July 2018, Scotland pays tribute to the National Health Service on the 70th anniversary of its birth.

Why Scotland is good for the soul

Why Scotland is good for the soul

For anybody wanting to recharge, disconnect or simply get away from it all, Scotland is the perfect destination for well-being.

Norman McLaren: The Animation Pioneer Who Changed The Film Industry

Norman McLaren: The Animation Pioneer Who Changed The Film Industry

Norman McLaren is a Scottish-Canadian animator, director and producer who was known as a pioneer and innovator in the film industry.

Why you need to visit Scotland’s cities this summer

Why you need to visit Scotland’s cities this summer

Here’s our quickfire guide to spending the summer in Scotland’s seven cities - take your pick to discover places to eat, things to do, and what's on.

Secret Scotland - The most underrated places to work in Scotland

Secret Scotland - The most underrated places to work in Scotland

Always fancied working in Scotland, but prefer quiet and tranquil surroundings to big city life? We've got you covered!

Six of Scotland’s Best Road Trips

Six of Scotland’s Best Road Trips

One of the best ways to discover Scotland’s stunning scenery, rich heritage and culture is to get behind the wheel and set off on a scenic self-drive tour.  

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