City break: Amsterdam A mix of homespun charm and a cosmopolitan culture makes the Dutch capital an inviting place to visit A city of gabled, Golden Age buildings, centuries-old bruin cafes and, of course, canals. More than 160 thread their way around the ancient and cramped rows of 17th century buildings, defining the street vistas […]
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Gin-filled decorations One of the shortest film premieres at an Edinburgh cinema heralded the launch of what a gin distiller hopes will be a Christmas blockbuster. Pickering’s Gin founders Matthew Gammell and Marcus Pickering ‘star’ in the one minute and 20 seconds clip made by Altarmotive Films to promote the firm’s gin-filled bauble decorations. Daily […]
Special edition Loch Lomond whisky encased in chest and decanter Special edition whisky Loch Lomond Distillery is releasing its oldest and rarest single malt whisky at a price aimed at connoisseurs and collectors. Limited to 60 decanters worldwide, it is one of the few 50 Year Old expressions from any distillery in the world and […]
Weekend breaks: Anyone thinking about escaping from the wet Scottish autumn may be looking at the usual tourist hotspots, though there is the potential to save up to £550 by heading further east. While Eastern European cities have been cheaper than those in the west for some time, the fall in the value of the […]
Following an acclaimed world premiere run in Liverpool, this musical whirlwind received a rousing reception at its opening night in Edinburgh.