Browsing: Scotland

Tracing your cultural heritage and family genealogy is a fascinating undertaking. Family origins have an interest that goes beyond mere intellectual curiosity. We feel bound by our connections to the past, by archetypal respect for all that has come before us. The mystery of your family’s origins is waiting to be uncovered, no matter what your race or country of origin. With a bit of planning and skillful research, it is possible to reveal the …

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Located in the northeast of Scotland is the port city of Aberdeen, home to over 250 castles and ruins of castles. The epic scenery brings to mind scenes from the silver screen, such as Harry Potter, James Bond 007 films, the Kingsman, and Outlander, to name a few. The hidden forests, green meadows, moors, and castles are a traditional part of Scotland. Aberdeen’s castles vary from the whimsical 16th-century fairytale-looking Crathes Castle to the stately …

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The myths and legends of Scotland are fitting of the storyteller culture it is. The tales call forth the natural surroundings of foggy coasts and cliffs. With more than 790 islands along its coast and hills as far as the eye can see, Scotland has plenty of true wilderness to explore. Its cities are reminiscent of the middle ages that coexist with the growing modern world. Add hospitable and down-to-earth people – you have an

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