Skittish in Scotland
Scotland evokes images of men in skirts, bag pipes and Braveheart. It is a land of legends, whisky and festivals. Scotland is a favorite destination of those who yearn for a bit of adventure. Scotland has several majestic rock monuments worthy of the legends attached to them like the Stonehenge. The climate of Scotland is extreme but tempered well by the locals’ warmth. Scots are one of the most outgoing in the world. If you want to make the most of your trip, go to Ireland in August. The world renowned Edinburgh festival is held every August. It is an international celebration of anything and everything that has to do with the arts. The festival showcases the finest in the art world: theater, movies, dance and music. When it comes to sports, football is the national pastime. For the more refined, Scotland has some the must play courses in the world including the Old Course St. Andrews and Gleneagles. Scottish cuisine matches the robust disposition of its people. They take pride in the dish Haggish, made from the internal organs of sheep. Scotland is a wonderful world of contrasts. Visitors will never run out of things to be excited about.