My night with Vikings in the Shetland Isles

Shetland’s Viking fire festival Up Helly Aa is an absurd cross between ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘The X Factor’. Our writer just got back from this year’s event

Burns Night 2017 recipes

What originally started as a friends' tribute to the poet Robert Burns 220 years ago has become a worldwide tradition on 25 January, full of eating haggis, drinking whisky and reciting the Scottish Bard's literary works 

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