Mark Juddery goes to Edinburgh, where the festive season is not a spectator sport.
Jonathan Glancey tours the new National Museum of Scotland, filled with thousands of rediscovered objects.
Max Anderson smells the oil at a Dorset museum dedicated to the heavy machinery of war.
Although he's never lived there, Edinburgh feels like home to Cameron Atfield.
Dip your toe into some of the best hotel pools around the world.
Scotland's 'loony dookers' have started 2013 with a splash, as 1100 bathers took to the water to welcome in the new year.
Tripologist I would like to travel from Paris to Scotland by train, hire a car and stay in boutique hotels that serve good food.
Heading to the oldest parts of a city delivers the richest rewards, writes Kerry van der Jagt.