Whisky Tourism - The Impact On A Scottish Island

Matt Chambers | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Chambers

Whisky and tourism are two of Scotland's biggest exports and at Feis Ile the two combine to provide one of the single malt highlights of the year. The festival reinforces Islay's position at the top of the whisky-making tree and brings visitors and their revenue from all over the world.

Love Scotch? You Need to Visit Islay, Scotland's Whisky Island

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, Islay – known as the Queen of the Hebrides – is a picturesque destination known for its...

Whisky, Wildlife and Weaving - A Long Weekend in Islay

Rebecca Williams | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

There's something magical about Islay (prounounced I-la). It has some of the best beaches in Britain, whisky by the barrel-load and fish so fresh you...

A Passionate Case for the Union

David Knowles | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
David Knowles

Of course many people around the United Kingdom are fed up with conventional politics, disgusted by the sleaze, expenses scandals and London centricity. But that does not mean we should give up on the union. Rather, we should be even more engaged in it to change it for the better. It is only by acting together that we can make the United Kingdom work for everyone.

Booze - The Best of British

Ryan Cheti | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

The heritage of alcohol in Britain goes far back; in fact there's brands and houses that have been around longer than many countries. In many cases, these brands have shaped their categories, and even the law surrounding them. Give these a go...

Premium Travel in...Jura, Scotland

Raj Gill | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Raj Gill

First stop the Jura Lodge to drop off our luggage and to freshen up. The Lodge is part of the distillery, and is housed over to the side of it. The first floor has four double bedrooms, and the second floor has an open plan kitchen with lounge area, and a private lounge off to the side.

Planet Appetite: Secrets of Bowmore Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Rupert Parker | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Bowmore's secret weapon is its warehouse, the No.1 Vaults, damp, cold and dark, right by the water, slightly below ground level. The sea air permeates the casks, adding a hint of saltiness to the wood.

Reality Bites

PA | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK

A fisherman was left terrified after a shark clamped its jaws around his foot and bit a hole in his boat. The 7ft porbeagle took hold of Hamish Cur...

World's First Tidal Turbines To Turn Off The Coast Of Islay

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Tech

An underwater turbine destined to form part of a major green energy project is already using tidal power to produce electricity for homes on a remote ...