• SYHA's Ultimate Bucket List

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Scotland has been named as number two on the list of the Top 10 Countries to Visit in 2017, by Rough Guides, meaning Scotland really should be on your lists of places to visit this year! We want to make sure you get the most out of your trip to this spectacular country so why not make it a year to...

  • 5 Reasons to Visit Glasgow in Spring

    Posted by Robin McKelvie on

    It’s time to kick off all that lazy winter slumber and start seriously getting into spring. The bulbs are breaking through and the buds are back on the trees so it’s a great time to explore Scotland and the country’s nature as it springs back into life as the frosts ease. You might think spring is...

  • Top 7 Family Friendly Attractions in Glasgow

    Posted by Robin McKelvie on

    Even though I live in Edinburgh I’m not one of those Scots who think that you have to choose between the nation’s two largest cities. To me they are both world-class destinations that are brilliant for families. Join me now as I share with you my favourite seven family friendly attractions in...

  • Winter Festivals

    Posted by Robin McKelvie on

    Well Winter is officially here, but no it’s not time to hibernate quite yet. Not when a flurry of festive festivals are rampaging their fun filled way through Scotland. Join me now as I take you on a six stop tour of belly-and-heart-warming festivals guaranteed to lift your mood, get you in the...

  • Historic Locations

    Posted by Robin McKelvie on

    Whether you are beguiled by the romance of the failed Jacobite rebellions, the epic battlefields of the Braveheart days or the glory of Edinburgh during the Scottish Enlightenment, Scotland is a country awash with history. And the good news is that there are a flurry of hostels that give you easy...

  • Archaeology Across Glasgow

    Posted by DigIt! 2015 on

    History is about to be unearthed in Glasgow! Between archaeological art, exhibitions and digs, visitors to the city are in for a treat this September. As part of the 21st European Association of Archaeologists’ Annual Conference, the ‘Our Place in Time Arts Festival’ will bring our heritage out...