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!

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.  

TEDx Glasgow Highlight– Scotland Has its Head in the Clouds

TEDx Glasgow Highlight– Scotland Has its Head in the Clouds

Space may well be the final frontier, but Scotland is leading the way in exploring the unexplored and digging into the mysteries of the cosmos.

TEDx Glasgow Highlight- Adam Kashmiry: Risking his life by being himself

TEDx Glasgow Highlight- Adam Kashmiry: Risking his life by being himself

Adam has known almost all his life that he couldn’t be the girl that everyone expected him to be.

10 Scottish spin-outs that you need to know about

10 Scottish spin-outs that you need to know about

Did you know that more companies are formed based on university research in Scotland than in any other part of the UK?

Making Your Next Bottle Of Whisky Go Further…Literally!

Making Your Next Bottle Of Whisky Go Further…Literally!

We bring you a ‘wee dram’ of a story about a pioneering Scottish company that won’t allow a drop of our famous elixir to go to waste.

What it’s like to work at Spiritus Partners

What it’s like to work at Spiritus Partners

Meet Silvia Colombo, software developer with Spiritus – passionate about high standards, ethical about work choices and lover of cats.

What it’s like to work at The ID Co

What it’s like to work at The ID Co

Kris Grint joined The ID Co a year ago as a developer. Since then, life has been a series of short sprints, fuelled by enthusiastic colleagues, a stand-out work setting and regular Friday beer-breaks.

10 Reasons To Invest In Scotland

10 Reasons To Invest In Scotland

There’s a reason why Scotland attracts more foreign investors than any other UK region.

Scotland’s doors remain open for EU students

Scotland’s doors remain open for EU students

Scotland has led the world in a commitment to excellence in education for many centuries.

#EuropeDay 2018: Scotland’s place in Europe

#EuropeDay 2018: Scotland’s place in Europe

Today marks the return of Europe Day, as countries all round Europe come together in celebration.

Summer activities in Scotland

Summer activities in Scotland

Summer days out in Scotland can take all kinds of forms – from an exciting day out with the kids or an adventure with friends, to something a little more chilled, there’s a great range of things to do.

Alexander Graham Bell: One of the World’s Greatest Inventors

Alexander Graham Bell: One of the World’s Greatest Inventors

Alexander Graham Bell is generally regarded as one of the greatest inventors of the 19th and 20th century and is best remembered for inventing the telephone.

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