Anthony Dennis braves the chill of Scotland's own outback and the warmth of its beer, riding the rails of Hogwarts.
This classic mediaeval structure has had only six owners since it was built in the late 15th century.
Indigenous treatments are popping up on spa menus around the world, writes Catherine Marshall.
No need to blow your budget in Scotland's biggest city: here are 15 great free things to do, writes Ute Junker.
Food writer and cook Sue Lawrence has had a long media career since winning British Masterchef in 1991.
There's a glimmer of a second golden age of rail, as Anthony Dennis discovers on a railway hotel tour of Britain.
The many activities at Gleneagles may pull even the keenest golfer off the greens, writes Lee Tulloch.
Rio is ramping up for the World Cup, Tokyo has returned to form and Riga is culture capital.
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?