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Scotland Tour: All Tours Must Pass

It is always a bit emotional at the end of a tour, when we say goodbye to our bus driver and guide. We have a tour culture where bus drivers eat meals with our groups and are part of the family. Farewells (even with Roddie's fake over-the-top emotions in this clip) are heartfelt. Our groups pack …

Scotland Tour: Thatched Wooden Huts on the Loch -- from 2,500 Years Ago

Across Scotland, archaeologists know that little round islands on the lakes are evidence of crannogs -- circular houses built by big shots 500 years before Christ. They built on the lakes because in an age before roads, people traveled by boat, and because waterways were easily defended against …

Scotland Tour: Into the Hotel after a Great Day of Touring Scotland

Actually signing up for and taking one of my own tours gives me a very important insight into the day-to-day lives of our tour members. Is every day's itinerary designed to get the absolute maximum experience for our travelers? Are the gluten-free folks being taken care of? Is the bus comfortable? …

Five heavenly country house hotels

From a 16th-century castle in the Austrian Alps to a rustic hideaway on a Tuscan hillside, escape the city heat at these secluded summer bolt holes.<p>There are few things more relaxing than escaping to the countryside. From historic mansions to rustic retreats, here are a few of the best secluded …

Dining Rooms

Best Disney Restaurants (PHOTOS)

More than 17 million people vacation at Disney World's Magic Kingdom each year, and that magic -- and those long lines -- can work up an appetite.<p>When hunger strikes on your next visit, don't turn to the nearest food cart or restaurant. It's worth seeking out certain restaurants at Disney World and …

Reader Q&A: Must-see sights in Scotland and Ireland

BBC Travel reader Lena Petrenko is seeking recommendations for a trip to Dublin and Edinburgh. Our Facebook followers gave her some suggestions.<p>Last week, we asked our Facebook community to help Lena Petrenko plan her travels to Scotland and Ireland. She asked: “Could you please share any …

Ireland

Anaheim considers ambitious streetcar connecting Disneyland to town

Anaheim’s vision of a streetcar trundling from near Angel Stadium to the gates of Disneyland and beyond won a crucial vote Monday, despite concerns …

Ask a Fodor’s Disney Expert: Special Needs, Annual Passes, and More

Doing Disney right means more than just booking a flight and snapping up a pair of Mickey ears. You need to do a bit more homework to really knock …

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Edinburgh -- Half of Scotland's Wonder in One Urban Bundle

Sure, there's plenty more to Scotland. But Edinburgh is one of Europe's most entertaining cities. It seems to hold half of the country's tourists -- and for good reason. The Royal Mile, a leisurely and fascination-filled stroll gradually downhill from the castle to the palace, is one of Europe's …

A road trip through Scotland's intoxicating Isle of Skye

Like the finest single malt whisky, the Isle of Skye is an intoxicating distillation of all that is great about Scotland’s Highlands and islands. Its dramatic landscape embraces everything from bleak, wind-scoured mountains to sheer sea cliffs and edge-of-the-world, seashell-strewn beaches. Throw …

On letting go of the inner and embracing the Outer this summer

Imagine remote windswept islands, valleys upon valleys filled with placid lakes, football fields upon football fields of completely empty white sand …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

Dining In Edinburgh, Scotland: The Scran & Scallie (And A Word About The Kitchin)

On two successive recent nights in Edinburgh we had dinner at restaurants operated by one of Scotland's most well regarded chefs, Tom Kitchin: The Kitchin, his pull-out-all-the-stops fancy restaurant; and The Scran & Scallie, modestly described as a public house with dining, run in partnership …

A Scottish-style safari

Imagine the comical mating ritual of the capercaillie bird, the flash of a red squirrel sprinting by and the grunt of a reindeer -- all set against the backdrop of an ancient Caledonian forest, remnants of a landscape that once covered the British Isles.<p>Cairngorms National Park is nearly 4,500 sqkm …

35 Disney Vacation Tips: An Infographic

Disney World is a lot of things, but <i>cheap</i>? You're dreaming if you think you can bring a "tight budget" with you to the theme park. Well, dream on... and see how far you can stretch your dollar at Disney World's Magic Kingdom theme park!<p>This fun and insanely insightful infographic includes tips like:<p>…

Scotland could earn $373M per year if it taps global cycling craze

Cycle tourism is worth up to $373 million (£239 million) per year to the Scottish economy, according to a new report.<p>Campaign group, Transform …

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24 hours in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a walking city – one that repays those who tramp its cobbles with stately Georgian grandeur. So with 24 hours up your sleeve, where would you go and what can you see?<p>Morning<p>Head over to Valvona & Crolla for breakfast. This Italian delicatessen is an Edinburgh institution. Counter staff …

Mini guide to nightlife in Glasgow

From traditional pubs to candlelit clubs, the social scene in Scotland’s second city is some of the best in Britain.<p>Whether you’re after a wee dram in a cosy pub, a microbrewery beer in a swanky bar or a night filled with loud live music and dancing, Glasgow’s nightlife has something for</b> …

England

Walt Disney World Secrets Gold!

• <b>Author:</b> Mike Westby<p>Walt Disney World Resort is a land filled with magic, wonder…and secrets!<p>Each day, thousands and thousands of guests journey throughout the parks, enjoying the fantasy that is Walt Disney World without ever realizing they’re walking past, over and sometimes through a magical …

Star Wars Episode 7 to use Scotland as location?

Scenes for Star Wars Episode 7 will reportedly be shot in The Isle of Skye in Scotland.<p>Location scouts are keen to film in The Isle of Skye because …

Scotland considers economic benefits of breaking up with Britain

Ending Britain’s 306-year rule would allow Scotland to reverse generations of economic mismanagement and free its lawmakers to boost economic growth, …

The Isles of Mull & Iona

Mull and Iona are two of the Inner Hebrides, islands off Scotland's western seaboard, and a microcosm of more than 1,500 years of successive waves of settlers and invaders. Sites scattered across these islands tell Scotland's story--culturally, politically and spiritually.<p>Today, these mere specks …

Scotland

5 Best Beach Towns in the UK

Top 5 Island Destinations This Summer

Millions of people travel the world over all looking for the ultimate getaway. Let us help! With Taleee's Consensus Engine technology we've scoured the Web and social media and tallied up traveler opinion to bring these five gems that you may want to consider for that great summer vacation. Send us …