Are you wondering what can be the best present for your family and friends from Edinburgh? There are many options you can choose from that we are going to highlight in our shopping guides, however, this time, we would like to focus on small and compact items that will bring a lot of joy to your nearest and dearest and will not get spoilt too quickly.
Scottish fragrances and toiletries
One of the most beloved types of gifts brought from the foreign trips is undeniably a cosmetic product or a fragrance. Scotland and Edinburgh in particular are great for getting such presents for your family and friends.
Pay your attention to the Arran Aromatics fragrance company based in Scotland that has a giant offer of over 250 products offered under six categories. when it comes to their choice of toiletries, it includes bath oils, bath grains, foam bath, shower gels, milled soaps made of vegetables, body lotions, lip balms and hand creams.
If you are too confused about what to choose out of the large assortment of the company, you might be willing to consider getting one of the products out of their classic Bay Citrus For Men collection that is actually an offer of the best-selling goods of the company. Of course, this will be a great present for those interested in toiletries for men. The collection is known for very fresh and pleasant fragrances as well as their outstanding quality.
The best place to get your Arran Aromatics gifts is undeniably the official shop of the company which can be found at 63 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2JG.
Traditional music of Scotland
In all likelihood, you are aware of the unique folk music of the Scottish culture. The tribal music of Scotland creates a very haunting effect with its bodhrans, bass drums and bagpipes while it is also sometimes accompanied by cello instruments and piano.
There is also a long tradition of vocal tribal music as well as laments and ballads.
If you are looking for a present for a person who loves folk music or just enjoys exploring new genres, you might consider getting some recording while you are in Edinburgh. For physical records, go to Coda Music at 12 Bank Street, Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2LN.
Oor Wullie comic strip
If you are looking for something that will represent Scottish popular culture and will not take too much space in your luggage, you might be interested in getting the favourite Scotland’s comic strip about Oor Wullie who is hilarious fellow appearing on the pages of the Sunday Post newspaper for almost a century. One of the curious facts about Oor Wullie is his rich vocabulary including Scottish slang.
Scented candles by Isle Of Skye
If you are looking for a nice and compact gift from Scotland that will not be destroyed during your trip, you might be willing to get a natural scented candle offered by Isle Of Skye. So far, the brand has an assortment of fifteen scents all of which are absolutely natural.
One of the most favourite candles by this brand is Citrus Rush that is made of a mixture of orange, lime and lemongrass natural fragrances.