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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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My Sunday Times Travel Magazine Article on Dream Rail Trips

My Sunday Times Travel Magazine Article on Dream Rail Trips

| February 16, 2014 | Reply

Here is a link to my Sunday Times Travel Magazine article on Dream Railway Trips:

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Social Media Reaction to my Guardian Finnieston Piece

Social Media Reaction to my Guardian Finnieston Piece

| February 16, 2014 | Reply

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]

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My Scotsman Scotland Spring Travel Supplement

My Scotsman Scotland Spring Travel Supplement

| February 14, 2014 | Reply

See the link below for my Scotsman Scotland Spring Travel Supplement supplement. This takes you on a sweeping tour of some great spots to spend spring in my favourite country in the world. Enjoy, slainte! LINK HERE.

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My Day In Finnieston Travel Feature for The Guardian

My Day In Finnieston Travel Feature for The Guardian

| February 13, 2014 | Reply

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 […]

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Group Leisure Cover Travel Story on South Africa

Group Leisure Cover Travel Story on South Africa

| February 13, 2014 | Reply

Here is a link (below) to a cover story on South Africa I wrote for Group Leisure Magazine. A truly wonderful country and great to tell group travel organisers about at least a decent sprinkling of its finest charms. Article LINK HERE.

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Scotsman Travel Article on Short Break in Macau

Scotsman Travel Article on Short Break in Macau

| February 12, 2014 | Reply

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 […]

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Meeting the Locals – Is a Bar the Best Option?

| January 13, 2014 | Reply

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 […]

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