Condé Nast Traveller recently published an “Insider’s Guide to Fife” featuring the East Neuk and St Andrews.
Of the area they wrote:
“It’s a charming wee peninsula, Fife, a beckoning thumb jutting into the sea above Edinburgh. A stash of pretty fishing villages – Crail, St Monans, Pittenweem, Elie – with cobbled salty wynds leading to small working harbours are the essence of the place. But there’s also variety, in the little swimming bays and long sandy beaches for Chariots of Fire-style barefoot running. Handsome St Andrews is here too, with its golf, Kate-and-Wills university pedigree and ruined castle tumbling into the waves.”
They continue that visitors come in search of “Fife’s palette of seaside shades: gold sand, ice-cream-hued houses, pastel boats and water that changes colour from deep slate to aquamarine. The seafood restaurants are top-notch, there’s a farm shop around every other bend and, double bonus, this is Scotland’s sunniest spot. Pack your sunglasses and come on over.”
Condé Nast Traveller then lists their top picks for places to eat, sleep, shop in the area – with recommendations on things to do.
You can read the full article here: http://www.cntraveller.com/recommended/uk/guide-to-fife-scotland-uk