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The Caledonian Sleeper Gets a £50 Million Upgrade

The Caledonian Sleeper Gets a £50 Million Upgrade

| June 30, 2014 | Reply

The Sleepy Way to Scotland   In Scotland there may be an independence referendum, but whatever the outcome there will undoubtedly still be constant traffic between Scotland and the ‘Auld Enemy’, England, with so many business, commercial and familial ties between the two countries. These ties have recently been strengthened with welcome news that transport […]

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My Guardian Article on Zizkov in Prague

My Guardian Article on Zizkov in Prague

| May 19, 2014 | Reply

Love Prague, but sometimes the old town can get just a little too touristy for my tastes. If you feel the same then you might want to check out my Guardian guide to Zizkov, a nefarious suburb that knows how to party and retains a sense of critical cool and arty feel that has been […]

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VisitScotland Chairman Mike Cantlay Q&A

VisitScotland Chairman Mike Cantlay Q&A

| April 26, 2014 | Reply

Had a wee interview with the ever amenable and open VisitScotland Chairman Mike Cantlay at Visit Scotland Expo 2014. The Q&A session is on my Scottish travel website www.insiderscotland.com with a direct link here.

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Blog on Year Round Walking on Gran Canaria

Blog on Year Round Walking on Gran Canaria

| April 25, 2014 | Reply

I’m a huge fan of walking on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria. I’ve been on self-guided trips, group trips and also to the ace Grand Canaria Walking Festival. The reasons why I think that this idyllic isle is perfect for year round walking are all in here, a blog on my blog www.thescottishtravelwriter.com.  

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Grand Tour Scotland Supplement for The Scotsman

Grand Tour Scotland Supplement for The Scotsman

| April 22, 2014 | Reply

I’m a huge fan of Scotland and I think that comes across here in a massive supplement that showcases some of my favourite parts of the country and also some of my favourite hotels, restaurants and wee escapes. Used a lot of my photos too. The link is here.

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My Beijing Article for Upward Curve Magazine

My Beijing Article for Upward Curve Magazine

| April 21, 2014 | Reply

Here you will find my city guide and snapshot of Beijing for the private jet magazine Upward Curve. If the article does not appear below just click on the image to get through to the copy, enjoy! BEIJING

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Scotsman 48 Hours In Weimar Article

Scotsman 48 Hours In Weimar Article

| April 21, 2014 | Reply

Here is my 48 Hours In Weimar article for The Scotsman. First visit and quite taken with this city of literary greats, architectural charm and green (more white in January!) spaces. The piece should display below, if not clink on the image of it, enjoy!

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My Role Blogging for Historic Scotland

My Role Blogging for Historic Scotland

| April 12, 2014 | Reply

I’m now working with the ace Historic Scotland as their ‘roving blogger’. Stay tuned for bi-weekly blogs as I tour Scotland’s top historic sites, offer Top 5 tips and much, much more. Historic Scotland love history as their Twitter handle says and so do I so it’s the perfect marriage rather than a rough wooing. […]

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Homecoming Scotland 2014 Supplement in Britain Magazine

Homecoming Scotland 2014 Supplement in Britain Magazine

| March 31, 2014 | Reply

Homecoming Scotland 2014 is probably the biggest year ever for Scottish tourism. Here is a link to my all you need to know supplement on Homecoming for Britain Magazine, enjoy the party!      

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Hiking in Gran Canaria – Europe’s Walking Playground

Hiking in Gran Canaria – Europe’s Walking Playground

| March 25, 2014 | Reply

I’ve been out to Gran Canaria a few times now on epic walking trips and I am a huge fan of the island. Here is my Scotland on Sunday piece on my experiences and all the options so that you can follow in the path of my walking poles, enjoy!     SOSGranCanaria

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