Winter is a time for whisky drinking. There is something truly special about curling up beside a peat fire, with a fine dram or a hot toddy. As midsummer approaches however, and optimistic Scots start to dream of sunshine, it’s time to pack away the single malt and investigate Scotlands other national drink.
In any combat scenario it is essential to know your enemy, so here then is the lowdown on that most fearsome of opponents, that fabled beast known for defeating intrepid globetrotters and reducing the most hardened holidaymakers to tears. The Scottish midge.
There are many places in Scotland that would lay claim to being its foodie capital, in truth there are Michelin starred restaurants to be found all over the country and fresh produce available in even the smallest of villages. With such a wide variety of choice what is a holidaying foodie to do? A new food trail launching this summer has the answer and at the same time will attempt to establish Mull and Iona as Scotland’s new culinary hotspot.