It is a land with rich, diverse history where you can find hundreds of castles, misty moors and jagged mountain ranges that all played a pivotal role in building the nation. The museums like Kelvingrove, Dundee’s Discovery Point and the Maritime Museum in Aberdeen outlines the contributions of Scottish artists, engineers, explorers and inventors responsible for shaping the modern world.
The best time to visit: March-May and September-November
Must visit places: Edinburgh Castle, Isle of Skye, The Royal Yacht Britannia, Kelvingrove Art Gallery
Top things to do: Loch Ness monster spotting, tasting the single-malt whiskey, Kayaking, observe whales off the coast of Mull