Only in Scotland: Six Uniquely Scottish Experiences – A Blog for Visit Scotland

Scotland is an incredible travel destination. The sparsely-populated portion of the British isles has something for everyone, whether your preference is scuba diving and kayaking, wildlife and bird watching, or whisky and beer tasting. But there’s far more to this country than simply fantastic attractions. It also offers utterly unique ones – a series of sights and activities that can’t be found anywhere else on earth. When we say unique, we mean unique.

We were commissioned by the national tourist board VisitScotland to write an inspiring article about six uniquely Scottish experiences. Inspired on our editor’s own personal experience of living and travelling in Scotland, they range from stunningly rare wildlife to spectacular one-of-a-kind architecture. You will find his suggestions below…

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Our First Ever Buzzfeed-style Blog

At World Words, we always like to try new things. So we have taken a big leap to create our first Buzzfeed-style post.


The blog combines GIFs, videos and images (as well as text) to highlight Valentine’s Day traditions around the world.

The blog, which was created for the language learning company Pimsleur Approach, can be read/watched here

We already have other multimedia blogs in the pipeline, but as this was our first we thought it was worth a mention…

Online Travel Content That Sells

ExpediaWhat’s the key to creating successful online travel content?

From blogs, photos and videos to competitions, surveys and social media campaigns, travel companies are very adept at creating content that brings traffic to their websites – but are surprisingly poor at converting those visitors into customers.

So what should these companies be doing differently? World Words Editor-in-Chief Joseph Reaney spoke to three travel experts to find out the formula for creating content that sells.

The interview article was written for Melt Content and published on Travolution. Read the complete article here.

Pimsleur Approach Blogs This October

Cities TalkingSince World Words was born back in late 2012, our expert writing team has contributed more than 50 SEO-friendly articles to the blog of the leading language learning company Pimsleur Approach. This October alone, we wrote five articles covering a variety of topics, including tough triathlons, creepy courtyards and – naturally – a little language learning.

You can find all of these blogs, along with a selection of our previous Pimsleur pieces, on our Projects page. Or you can read them individually now by clicking on the links below…

OCTOBER’S CHATTERBOX … Published October 25 … “Welcome to the real lowdown on language learning…”

THE MOST HAUNTED PLACES ON EARTH … Published October 15 … “Discover the planet’s spookiest places…”

OCTOBER’S TOP TRAVEL LINKS … Published October 11 … “Your guide to the best online travel-related stuff…”

THE 10 BEST RACES AROUND THE WORLD … Published October 4 … “From tiring triathlons to Tough Mudders…”

TEACH CHILDREN A SECOND LANGUAGE … Published October 1 … “It’s key for kiddies to learn another lingo…”