Scotland is one of Europe's most visually - and culturally - absorbing destinations.
Indulge your love of beer with a tour of Glasgow's famous Wellpark Brewery, where national favourite Tennent's has been brewed since 1885.
Visionary architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh's restored tearoom is a living (and dining) work of art.
Scotland has been won over by a genius idea - gin.
Black storms crash in from the North Atlantic and in summer 14 degrees with showers is a balmy day.
When the next Emirates A380 takes off from Sydney it will be sloshing around with some of the finest whiskies on the planet.
The budgie smuggler stars in an exhibit in Dundee, a city emerging as a serious arts and food hub.
Scotland comes in three shades: luminous green of its rolling hills and wild snow-capped mountains, grey for its history-dense castles, walls and houses, and red for its traditional kilts and its bloody, mind-blowing past. If that doesn't tempt, visit its outlying islands, experience Scottish pride and its legacies; its bizarre cuisine, single-malt whisky, music festivals, and hairy coos. Do we need to go on?