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. […]
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!
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
Here is a link to my Sunday Times Travel Magazine article on Dream Railway Trips:
Quick round up of social media reaction to my Finnieston piece for the ‘A Day In’ section in The Guardian [View the story "Guardian Finnieston - Social Media Reaction." on Storify]
Here is a link (below) to a travel article I wrote for The Guardian on Finnieston in Glasgow. Love this up and coming part of the city, once written off as a post-industrial wasteland, now being reinvented thanks to a new wave of cafes, bars, restaurants and, of course, the landmark SSE Hydro. Click on […]
Below is a Scotsman ’48 Hours In’ article I wrote on the glorious ex-Portuguese territory of Macau, now a Special Administrative Region of China. Emirates now fly twice daily to Hong Kong from Glasgow via Dubai with beds in Business and First, with direct ferry connections from the airport to Macau. Lonely Planet’s Hong Kong […]
As a travel writer I travel abroad alone a lot. It is always nice to meet people on the road and it really helps flesh out the reality behind the façade of a destination. Meeting the Locals in a Bar? ‘Meeting the Locals’ as it were on a foreign trip is not always easy and […]