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With the surging popularity of DNA tests and family tree services, more and more people are discovering their Scottish heritage! There is no better place to commune and have fun with other Scots than one of the many Highland Games and/or Festivals around the globe.
Whether you’re looking to watch one of the many athletic events or you’re simply looking to enjoy whisky tastings, pipe bands, Scottish food, music, jewelry, clothing and dancing…these events have something for everyone! You can also discover your Highland clan connections at one of the many booths on Clan Row.
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If you love attending Scottish highland games or festivals, why stop there? There are so many organizations across the globe that are helping promote and preserve Scottish culture in many different ways. Whether it be a local chapter of the St. Andrew’s Society or a local Caledonian Society, joining a group will allow you to become more involved in the heritage you love.
Ahhhhhhh Edinburgh! It is one of my most favorite cities in the world. The sites, the sounds, and the history. As someone with mostly Scottish ancestry, this city definitely holds a special place in my heart, and I literally cried when I first arrived. Call me sappy (and I totally am), but I don’t think there’s a city in the world like it. If you get to spend quality time in Edinburgh, I would definitely suggest taking one of many day tours out of the city to see other things. But if you’re only in town for 24-48 hours, these