True Highlands Blog
It’s brilliant to see Game of Thrones back on TV this month. It’s over the top narrative of warring monarchs, torture, slaughter and treachery makes for compulsive viewing. If you thought the series a tad excessive then read on. You may be surprised to find that, (dragons aside), Scottish history was a huge influence on the series and tales of medieval clan shenanigans are often way more theatrical than anything fictional portrayed on screen.
For many, the appeal of the wilderness of the Scottish Highlands is the feeling of being disconnected – from emails, texts, social media, civilisation – and there’s nothing that can beat that feeling. Stepping away from the computer and into the hills gives an unrivalled feeling of freedom. But don’t be too quick to forget about your mobile phone – there are lots of apps, tips and tricks to help you stay safe in the hills on there!
The Highland Military Tattoo is a unique and truly authentic experience. Set inside the magnificent ramparts of Fort George near Inverness, this spectacular military ceremony showcases impressive acts, reflecting the very best of Scottish history, tradition and military expertise.