Scotland is one of Europe's most visually - and culturally - absorbing destinations.
The first recorded mention of a dish made of chopped-up sheep innards and herbs, called "hagese", comes in the year 1430 in England. Awkward.
Two strong-willed women are part of the story behind Glasgow's most stunning tearooms.
Hosting the climate summit has seen Glasgow's sites and museums take on a critical new role.
Ride the subway in Glasgow but make sure your return trip is well before midnight.
Castles, history, comedy and whisky should all be high on your agenda.
What to see and eat, and what to avoid on your next visit to this Scottish city.
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?