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An Interview with our Recent Competition Winner! Posted on the

An Interview with our Recent Competition Winner!

This week our blog piece is a wee interview with our recent Facebook competition winner- Tamara Rybak Pollock!

She recently won our July ‘Puffin Caption Competition’ with the caption “Stop the bus I need to take a SELFIE! #Scotland #view #beautiful #scenery"!

Check out her interview below!

(1) How did you find out about Timberbush

A Guide to The Commonwealth Games 2014! Posted on the

A Guide to The Commonwealth Games 2014!

The Commonwealth Games 2014 are coming to Glasgow in just under a week’s time, and everyone here at Timberbush Tours HQ is feeling very excited about the upcoming event. I thought this would be the perfect time to create a blog to inform people on some facts about the games and to let everyone know how to make the most of their time in Glasgow.

There is

My Timberbush Tour: Loch Lomond, The Trossachs & Stirling Castle Posted on the

My Timberbush Tour: Loch Lomond, The Trossachs & Stirling Castle

Hi everyone! My name is Julia Miller and I am a new(ish) member of the Timberbush Tours team. I was excited to find out I was going on a second tour as I had really enjoyed myself on the previous tour I had done (read about my journey on the West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles 1 day tour

One of Scotland's Favourite Dishes: Fish and Chips Posted on the

One of Scotland's Favourite Dishes: Fish and Chips

Scotland's guilty pleasure is a deep-fried snack. The Scots love to deep fry various things, such as haggis, sausages, pizza and even Mars Bars! I must admit I have never tried the deep fried Mars Bar, but I have heard it is surprisingly quite delicious!

One thing is for sure, the Scots are experts when it comes to fish and chips, which are usually sold from a

Edinburgh: A Walkers Paradise Posted on the

Edinburgh: A Walkers Paradise

 

There are many wonderful places to go walking in Edinburgh, but I must admit my favourite is the ‘Holyrood Park’ area, with the beautiful Arthurs Seat & Salisbury Crags to choose from.

The Kilt- The National Dress of Scotland Posted on the

The Kilt- The National Dress of Scotland

It has been claimed that ‘a man in a kilt is a man and a half’. Some say a true Scotsman is a man who wears a kilt, and believe wearing one symbolises stature, power and even romance. 

There are two kinds of kilt one can wear, the ‘modern’ and the ‘traditional’

Happy Hallowe'en! Posted on the

Happy Hallowe'en!

We thought we’d take a break this week from our “Who Are We Scots?” series (you can catch up on that here) to have a look at the spookiest of all holidays – Hallowe’en.

Many scholars believe Hallowe’en, or All Hallows Eve, originates from the ancient

Irn-Bru: Scotland’s Other National Drink Posted on the

Irn-Bru: Scotland’s Other National Drink

Irn-Bru is famously known as Scotland’s other national drink (after whisky) and can be recognised by its fluorescent, even radioactive orange colour. It is a true favourite of the Scots, and it is somewhat iconic of Scotland. In fact, Irn-Bru has recently been put into the ‘Urban Dictionary’ being defined as “Nectar of the gods, made in Scotland”.

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