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Scotland's national flower - the thistle
ENGLISH · 06/09/2021
Nobody knows exactly how the thistle became Scotland's national flower, but it has been part of Scottish heraldry for more than 500 years.

The unicorn - a mythical creature as a national animal
ENGLISH · 22/04/2021
We Germans often consider the Scots to be a little quirky... Therefore, it's really no big surprise that the unicorn is their national animal. Wait, WHAT?! Exactly - a mythical creature as national animal!

Fèis Ìle 2021 cancelled
ENGLISH · 20/01/2021
Unfortunately, the Islay Festival of Music and Malt 2021 had to be cancelled...

Brexit regulations
ENGLISH · 15/01/2021
Even if travelling to Scotland is not allowed at the moment there are a few Brexit regulations EU citizens need to observe from 1 January 2021.

ENGLISH · 03/11/2020
Why not try a mouth-watering muffin version of Dundee Cake this Christmas?

ENGLISH · 02/09/2020
As we cannot travel to Scotland due to COVID-19 right now, I have decided to restructure some of my blog posts...

ENGLISH · 23/07/2020
I love shortbread and bake some myself on a frequent basis. Just add a cuppa (coffee/tea) and you're good to go. :-)

COVID-19 (updated 9 September 2021)
ENGLISH · 16/06/2020
The Scottish Government implemented four recovery phases from the COVID-19 restrictions...

ENGLISH · 14/04/2020
We had planned to go to Scotland... and then Corona happened

ENGLISH · 23/01/2020
Do you have plans for 2020? Here is what I have in mind...

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