Visiting Scotland from afar

Laura Williamson June 16, 2021

If you are not able to study with us in person, there are still many ways you can visit Scotland virtually with the below tours and experiences.  ICONIC PLACES: Surgeons' Hall Museum  National Museum of Scotland  Scotland Maritime Museum  Scottish… More

Tia Tours of Edinburgh part 2

Laura Williamson April 11, 2021

I heard that Tia Tours of the Seven Hills was a New York Times bestseller ;) so I thought I would follow up with another blog post on some relatively flat areas to explore around Edinburgh. If hills are not your thing, not to worry. There is so much more… More

Author Talk by Joan Haig

Laura Williamson March 15, 2021

Joan Haig from the Arcadia Scotland office is a writer and academic. In writing books for children, she draws on her extensive knowledge of ethnography ('writing culture') and global history. Joan’s current projects are both fiction and non-fiction, with… More

Scotland Virtual Events for Spring 2021

Laura Williamson January 14, 2021

Jenni Fagan– friday 15th January @ 2-3pm est.  NB This event is being hosted by the Edinburgh International Book Festival "Once in a while, a novel arrives that changes the way that we see and experience a place that we think we already know so well… More

Sawney Bean and other Spooky Happenings in Scotland

Cameron McKay October 31, 2019

Some of you might be a bit disappointed to find that in the UK we don’t take Halloween quite so seriously as in the USA, nonetheless, Scotland’s history is full of macabre legends, far more terrifying than your average Hollywood blockbuster. By now most… More

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