(Photo: Lois Weatherup courtesy of Visit Scotland)#2. Amazing art and culture scene – but always with a playful element, even at Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum:
(Photo: Ian Watson courtesy of Visit Scotland)#3. Scotland's live music scene is one of the liveliest in all of the UK.
(Photo: The Arches courtesy Creative Commons)#4. There's a uniquely Scottish trait you'll encounter in any pub: instant gabbing.
(Photo: Zoenet courtesy of Flickr )#5. Old traditions never peeter out!
(Photo: Jamie McCaffrey courtesy of Flickr)Depending how you view the above, I've either charted out five good reasons to keep Scotland as it is – or just one: The Scottish people themselves. You see, when it comes down to it, to echo the cheesy song lyrics, "We love you just the way you are."