Scotland is overflowing with incredible breweries to explore. Whether you’re a fan of pilsner or pale ale, you’ll find something to satisfy your taste.
Stewart Brewing was the winner of the 2019 Scottish Craft Beer Awards and rightfully so. It attained a legendary status among cask ale enthusiasts, but also rakes in the awards for the incredible Hop Series.
Tempest Brewing Co. is a former winner of the same award, and home to the famous Long White Cloud. The brewery’s flagship pale ale uses a blend of Kiwi hop varieties paired with Golden Promise barley for a unique flavored unrivaled in Scotland.
Fyne Ales has pumped out delicious brews since 2001. They were one of the first in the country to use Citra hop and the Jarl blonde ale earned numerous awards over the years. They’re located on a farm, open for tours around the year.
Edinburgh Beer Factory
Edinburgh Beer Factory takes its inspiration from Eduardo Paolozzi, the Godfather of Pop Art. You can see that inspiration in the eclectic designs and flavors of the lagers, The large facility offers tours to the public where you can sample unfiltered brew.
Brewdog was the world’s first crowd-funded brewery, and it did not disappoint. The award-winning selection of IPAs, stouts, lagers and ciders has made them popular around the United Kingdom. They even opened up bars around the country, and offer tours at the state-of-the-art eco brewery in Ellon.
Hotel Chicago West Loop is Chicago’s first hotel to bring street art inside, and to every guestroom. The dual-purpose property doubles as an art gallery, and launched its “Annex Murals” exhibit in 2018 with 15 hand-painted rooms boasting the work of some of Chicago’s most celebrated urban artists, including Asend, JC Rivera and Eloo. Today, all 116 rooms at the hotel have been painted with street murals, becoming some of the most distinctive lodging spaces in the city.
The Greek tradition of health and wellness runs deep; travelers can find a multitude of therapies to meet their wellbeing needs, from healing spas, herbal therapies, hypnotherapy, massages and more. In Greece, the approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” and the ways in which the mind, body and soul interact. A state of balance is achieved through a good relationship between the emotional and natural state, which can be found throughout Greece at its more than 800 medicinal spas.
Recently, Grenada Underwater Sculpture Park, located off the West Coast of Grenada, underwent a renovation project to make the Protected Area even better for travelers to explore.
Get ahead of the game and start collecting holiday gifts for your loved ones. With the mayhem of store sales and busy parking lots, check out these gift ideas for the traveler in your family; these can all be purchased from the comfort of your home.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
Soneva Fushi in the Maldives unveils its latest offering for adventurous guests. Flying Sauces is the world’s first fine-dining zip line experience.