Mouton Cadet’s Pitch perfect pairing at the Home of Golf

This year’s Open Golf Championship has certainly been a game of mixed fortunes, presenting difficult and challenging conditions all round, in the face of which, some prospered and some fell, under typically intense Press scrutiny. With Mother Nature flexing her vast muscle, patience came to the fore … [Read more...]

Can you Escape, Edinburgh

Not a typical billing for a Sunday morning; Operation Bald Eagle took our team of slightly sleepy Special Agents to ‘Can you Escape’, Edinburgh’s unique and challenging new team activity. Billed as a ‘Live Room Escape Experience’ it falls somewhere between The Crystal Maze and Krypton Factor, … [Read more...]

Gleann Mor Whisky Company host successful Whisky Presentation and Tasting at Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria

Gleann Mor Whisky hit the Chinese market last Saturday night when the Edinburgh based bottler of rare whisky, hosted a tasting event for Visit Britain at Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria. The group of 25 Tour Operators, Travel Agents and Visit Britain officials arrived in Edinburgh on Friday as part … [Read more...]

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Edinburgh

It would be surprising to me to find anyone who hadn’t heard of the Edinburgh Festival – thinking of course, of the Summer-long celebration of an internationally appealing array of events across the broad medium of dance, theatre, music, activity and general entertainment, which draws a global … [Read more...]

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Package with Signet Library Dinner

It is no secret that I am an avid fan of the Edinburgh Tattoo, indeed there is already a Must Visit Scotland blog post, dating back two years. For the last few years however the spectacle seems to have grown both in popularity and stature, with fans returning year on year, expectations raised, … [Read more...]

Eyemouth Rib Trip

Flowers? Tick, Cards? Tick. Dinner via fast moving, exhilarating RIB? Unlikely. Or so I thought, even as we reached the harbour’s edge on the day of my birthday this year. As surprises go, this probably turned out to be one of the best, although I was seriously re-thinking my outfit choice “for … [Read more...]

The Roxburghe Hotel Health and Beauty Suite, near Kelso

Part of the Roxburghe Estate, sitting in the heart of the Borders countryside, the Roxburghe Hotel, rises splendidly from impressive grounds - a stunning piece of architecture, dating from the 12th century. The Duke of Roxburghe has marked his territory with unique additions akin to a stately … [Read more...]

The Retreat, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Lee-Anne Jones – Master Lash Technician)

Strictly speaking, not in Scotland, however close enough to the Border to allow for an inclusion, as Lee-Anne Jones, who bases herself at The Retreat in Berwick-upon-Tweed, also travels to your home to undertake her particular range of beauty treatments. Lee-Anne is a Master Lash Technician and … [Read more...]

Norton House Hotel and Spa, Ingliston, Edinburgh

In the lead up to their fabulous win of “Best Hotel Health Club Facility 2013” at the National Fitness Awards, I was delighted to be a guest at the beautiful Norton House Hotel and Spa. Within expansive and mature grounds at Ingliston, on Edinburgh’s western fringes, Norton House, although well … [Read more...]

One Spa at The Sheraton Grand, Edinburgh

Conjure up the epitome of luxury and relaxation and you have One Spa at the Edinburgh Sheraton Hotel. Located within the same building on the upper levels of The Sheraton Grand, the hotel’s Spa is not merely an added extra but another world in the realm of indulgent pampering. Prepare to forget your … [Read more...]