Live your Scottish Heritage!

Undeniably big on breathtakingly lush scenery, big on vivid history and huge on good-humored character - Scotland is a vast culture squeezed inside a small country. It’s easy to reach with a choice of direct flights, and with the current strong Canadian Dollar it is great value!

Take a tour, or explore at your own pace. Discover cosmopolitan cities, a wealth of artistic and cultural activities, world class cuisine, great golf courses plus colourful history and heritage.

If you hail from Scotland - trace your roots. Don’t just learn about your Scottish heritage - live it! Experience first-hand the places your ancestors lived and worked. Try on the kilt of your clan, touch the walls of your family castle and see the very documents that chronicle their lives.

Scotland has an unrivalled range, depth, quality and accessibility of ancestral archives and historical resources across the country. Visit one of the local family history centres, registrars offices or historical buildings to access their records. You’ll receive a friendly welcome from one of the local experts and you can ask them any questions you might have.

The main centre you can visit in Edinburgh - ScotlandsPeople – which has one of the largest online sources of original genealogical information; with almost 80 million records to access there is every chance that you will be able to connect with your own Scottish ancestry. Check out to start your search. is the official ancestral tourism website of VisitScotland - this unique online resource provides a wealth of information for those wishing to make that trip ‘home’ to walk in the footsteps of their ancestors. Start planning your own personal ancestral trip now with the clan surname search and clan touring itineraries.

Scotland Trip Showcase
Canadian Affair is the UK’s largest tour operator in the Canadian market, offering flights to Glasgow from Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver through its partnership with Air Transat and Thomas Cook Airlines.
Bang in the heart of the city centre, the Radisson Blu Hotel is only minutes from the Style Mile, Glasgow’s main shopping area and the international financial services district. Inside the hotel, you will find 247 beautiful rooms, great places to eat & drink, superb meetings and events space and a fully equipped gym & swimming pool.

This award winning hotel radiates style and character. The soaring roof and glass front Atrium Bar provides charismatic surroundings and this contemporary hotel maintains its modernistic style throughout all outlets.
Standing out among hotels in Edinburgh, the Radisson Blu is enviably located on the historic Royal Mile in the heart of Scotland’s capital city. It is near attractions such as the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House, as well as the fashionable shopping areas on Princes Street and George Street.

The Radisson Blu Hotel offers 238 contemporary, comfortable and relaxing hotel rooms in Edinburgh that reflect the individuality of the hotel and its unique location on the historic Royal Mile.
  • Take day tours from Glasgow and Edinburgh with Rabbies Trailburners (
Rabbie’s Trail Burners has been delivering small group tours since 1993 and in that time has become recognised as the best at what they do. They believe that their small group tours give their guests more. More personal attention, more time with the locals, more time off the bus, more time on the back-roads and more of an all-round enriching and memorable experience.

They back this up with their guarantees:
- Guaranteed Small Groups – maximum of 16 passengers on any tour
- Guaranteed Departures – no minimum numbers or cancellations
- Guaranteed Experience – or your money back!



The Chris Robinson Travel Show
Saturday August 13, 2011
10:00 am – 11:00 am EST