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Known as the ‘Granite City’ for its heritage in mining, Aberdeen is the modern hub of the North Sea oil industry. Scotland’s powerhouse port blends its rich background and modernity seamlessly as a city brimming with activities for residents and visitors alike.

A Brief History of Balmoral Castle

Balmoral Castle, the Scottish home of the Royal Family is famous for its sweeping Highland landscapes and impressive surroundings.  After many years of visiting locations around Scotland, the then Queen Victoria, and her husband Prince Albert resolved to purchase a...

Best Places for Whisky in Aberdeen

The rebirth of vinyl records has been gathering pace for years. Whether it's for the (supposedly) better sound quality, or the fancy artwork, the Steel City has a wealth of options when it comes to stocking up on 12" LPs. Here are some of the best places to find vinyl...

Best Cheap Eats in Aberdeen

Cutting your cash needn't mean cutting out good food, with these great Granite City restaurants, you can pick up something filling for under a tenner at these cheap eats in Aberdeen: The Prince of Wales A traditional British pub, with a traditional British menu. The...

Cracking Places for Coffee in Aberdeen

The Granite City, Aberdeen, famous for beef, buildings and whisky. Scotland's third largest city is fast adding coffee to that list of cultural icons.  Here is a selection of the best coffee in Aberdeen in which to escape the busyness of the city centre:  The Cult of...

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