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New York Tartan Week 2021

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New York Tartan Week 2021

Scots are well represented across the world. Nowhere more so than in the Big Apple itself, New York. Tartan Week, each April, is a week-long event celebrating Scottish-American heritage. Read on to see what's in store for 2021.

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Four of Our Best Gifts This Mother’s Day

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Four of Our Best Gifts This Mother’s Day

We know mums are amazing all around the world, but there are none quite like a Scottish Maw. Read on for more witty Scottish banter.

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Five of Scotland’s Most Romantic Places.

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Five of Scotland’s Most Romantic Places.

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we wanted to highlight why Scotland has a reputation for being one of the world's most romantic places. Did you know that Glasgow is reportedly the last resting place of St Valentine himself?

But there is more to it than that! 

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The Great Selkirk Haggis Hunt

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The Great Selkirk Haggis Hunt

What will become of Selkirk Hill in 2021 without the annual haggis hunt? Without the families of Border towns sending their bravest to hunt down the little creatures, might the haggis' (or haggae?) overrun the inclines of Selkirk.

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What to Wear to a Burns Supper

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What to Wear to a Burns Supper

The end of January in Scotland marks Burns Night. This day is always celebrated with a Burns supper on or near the 25th of January. Often times they are formal events, but of course they can be casual celebrations amongst friends. Sometimes these events are for men only, and sometimes they are mixed in which case they finish the night with a ceilidh. So, deciding what to wear can sometimes be a bit confusing. Most dinners do not require you to wear tartan, but it is so much more fun to join in if you do.

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