Borneo – the land of orangutans and so much more

Arriving at Palangkaraya we were met by our guide for our Wow! Borneo excursion for the start of our five day cruise up the Rungan River. Our first stop was a supermarket to buy alcohol as it was a dry boat! Within minutes we were starting our cruise and being shown to our comfortable but…

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Excitement continues to grow for New York’s 2018 Tartan Day Parade

The excitement is mounting for the 20th anniversary of Tartan Day and the New York Tartan Day Parade next month. To be held on 7 April, clans, pipe bands, dancers, lovers of Scotland from all over the globe (including Canada, Scotland, and points throughout Britain), will join Scottish Americans in coming together for the Parade…

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Drumming up support for Tartan Day Parade in New York

New York is getting ready to celebrate the 20th anniversary of National Tartan Day with the NYC Tartan Day Parade. Taking place on Saturday, 7 April, the National Tartan Day New York Committee has announced that the official beer of the Tartan Day Parade Events will be Scotland’s oldest working brewery, Belhaven. This year’s event…

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December snow has more Scots deciding to head to the sun

New research by ATOL, the holiday protection scheme, has found that over 420,000 Scots are set to book their holiday this week, as December’s snowy weather accelerates the holiday booking period. Other key drivers for consumers booking a holiday before December is out include ‘grabbing a bargain early’ (14 per cent) and ‘staying organised’ (13…

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