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Scotlands' Hogmanay customs and traditions can be traced back hundreds of years and are still joyously celebrated across our small country. Hogmanay means 'New Years Eve' and no-one rings in the New Year the way the Scottish do!
Beautiful Scottish Heather is a world-famous symbol of Scotland. Learn everything about this wild and sturdy plant, it's history, legends and uses, including why it's considered lucky for brides.
The history and origins of Scottish surnames, and naming practices, are fascinating and complex. If you want to know more about Scottish last names, and how they came about, this page has the information you're looking for.
Authentic Scottish sayings and phrases - most of them straight from my Scottish granny's mouth. Complete with 'sassenach' (English) translations! Enjoy a taste of our unique Scottish words and phrasing here.
Scottish magic is a blend of historic castles and ancient ruins, stunning scenery, colorful history, belly-warming recipies, age-old traditions and welcoming people. If you haven't been introduced to Scotland yet, get a taste of what you're missing right here.
Don't be fooled by stereotypes! Scottish people are as complex, and surprising, as their fascinating country. Get the big picture here.
Scottish boy names are overflowing with strength, tradition, history and pride. If you want a bold name for your boy, try some on for size.
The best Scottish girl names? A list of traditional and popular Scottish baby names for girls, many of them complete with their origin and meaning.
The Scottish thistle is beautiful, fierce and robust - the perfect emblem for a country of stunning landscapes, turbulent history and resilient people.
Scottish Fold Cats are lovable, friendly and downright adorable to look at. Learn all about the looks, personality and care of this unique Scottish breed right here.