Tag Archives: Scotland

  • Helicopter Glamping: A Hotel Room Inside a Decommissioned Helicopter

    Helicopter Glamping: A Hotel Room Inside a Decommissioned Helicopter

    I’m not really sure where this idea came from, but someone in Scotland had the bright idea to convert a decommissioned Royal Navy ZA127 Sea King helicopter into a one of a kind hotel room at Mains Farm in Stirling, Scotland. It’s called Helicopter Glamping, “glamping” being not a weird Scottish word for a hotel […]

  • 121-Year-Old Whiskey Found in Scottish Time Capsule

    121-Year-Old Whiskey Found in Scottish Time Capsule

    Alcohol is not one of the standard-issue time capsule components, maybe because no one wants to waste good liquor on their descendants. But someone went against the standard formula over a hundred years ago, and now we have a newly-surfaced bottle of 121-year-old whiskey as a result. The bottle, which is unfortunately sans label so […]

  • Two Whiskey Bottles Salvaged From The SS Politician Up For Auction

    Two Whiskey Bottles Salvaged From The SS Politician Up For Auction

    In 1941, the SS Politician wrecked off the coast of Scotland while dragging, among other things in its cargo, 28,000 cases of whiskey. Since then, inhabitants of the nearby island of Eriskay have managed to salvage much of the buried treasure, but many of the bottles remain trapped under the sea. That little bit of […]