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Scottish Birds: A Birding Guide to Scotland

Whether you’re a wildlife lover who enjoys experiencing native fauna on your overseas adventures or a dedicated ornithologist looking to …

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Short Trips, Big Adventures

Whether you’re a busy professional, family on a budget, intrepid traveller wanting to add a small ship expedition to a …

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Here are John Weir’s Top 3 Sea Kayak Destinations

About Sea Kayaking John Weir, Sea Kayak Guide Kayaking is not only an Olympic sport but an activity that almost …

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Scotland & Ireland’s 5 Top Sites for History Buffs

With some of the most historically significant coastlines, Scotland & Ireland offer hundreds of islands and enchanting peninsulas with magnificent archaeological sites, …

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Sea Kayaking in Scotland

Sea kayaking in Scotland is one if the best ways to explore its stunning coastlines. In fact, Scotland is one …

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The British Isles: A Bird Watcher’s Guide

If you’re a birding enthusiast, the British Isles also holds a special surprise in the range of birdlife that call …

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Puffin Facts & Information Guide

For the team at Aurora Expeditions, puffins are not just birds; they are living works of art. Their colourful beaks, …

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Discovering Scotland’s wild islands

When you first think of Scotland, you’ll likely think of the big cities such as Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well …

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Top things to do in Aberdeen before your Arctic Circle Cruise

Perched at the top of Britain, Scotland is characterised by its historic cities, winding roads and rugged terrain. The city …

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The wonders of wild outdoor Scotland according to Robyn Mundy

When I was first asked to work on Aurora’s ‘Wild Islands of Scotland’ voyages, I confess to being a tad …

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Where to see an Atlantic puffin

When you head into the waters of the North Sea on board Aurora Expeditions’ Wild Scotland tour, prepare to have your …

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How Old Is Skara Brae? And Who Used To Live There? The Full Story

The stone village of Skara Brae lay hidden for millennia on the windswept shores of Mainland, the largest island in …

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Discoveries On A Cruise To The Hebridean Islands

An essential element of our Wild Scotland tour, a Hebridean cruise has plenty to offer for history fanatics and wildlife …

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A Wild Account Of An Expedition Cruise To Scotland

The Wild Scotland 2012 adventure surpassed my wildest expectations! View a photographic account of Amy’s voyage here! Sure, several of …

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A Birding Guide To Scotland

The Scottish Isles hold a world of delights from stunning natural landscapes to an array of wildlife. From the highlands …

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Back By Popular Demand – Scottish Historian, Carol Knott

Over the years our Scottish historian, Carol Knott, as entertained our passengers with exciting tales of Scotlands rich and colourful history. …

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Arctic Sailing Then And Now: Vikings And You!

Scandinavia is well-known for its Viking history. These ancient people shaped the local area, not just on home soil, but across …

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Scotland Travel Guide – Stories From 2012

PUFFIN POST – Follow our expeditioners through the Scottish Isles as they make their way from Oban to the Faroes. We’ll …

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Scotland Legends, Myths And Folklore

Humans love to imagine alternative realities where bizarre creatures interact with society. In fact, dig into Scotland’s past and you’ll soon …

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