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Articles for loveEXPLORING

Articles for loveEXPLORING

| March 27, 2019 | Reply

Over the years I’ve worked with a number of websites, but few are as easy to work with, as thorough and as impressive as loveEXPLORING. They have commissioned me to do a flurry of travel pieces over the last few years. I really enjoy writing them and also like that I get to write most […]

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Sunday Post article on the Magical Isle of Arran

Sunday Post article on the Magical Isle of Arran

| February 5, 2019 | Reply

I’ve written travel articles for the Sunday Post for many years now and indeed I was the travel editor there from 2008-2011. It’s a pleasure to cover a lot of Scottish destinations for them as well as write about my forays overseas. Some of the Scottish destinations mean a lot to me as is the […]

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Slovenia & Scottish Cruising Features for the Telegraph

Slovenia & Scottish Cruising Features for the Telegraph

| February 5, 2019 | Reply

Throughout 2018 and into 2019 I’ve been doing quite a bit of work for the Telegraph. Below you’ll find two very different features on two very different destinations. First up is a piece looking at cruising in UK waters. As you’d expect there is a strong focus on Scotland as the country sports over 800 […]

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Ljubljana Article for @Sunday_Post

Ljubljana Article for @Sunday_Post

| August 25, 2018 | Reply

Ever since I first visited back in 1992 I have been a massive fan of the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana. It’s hard not to fall for a city awash with great architecture and culture that these days boasts myriad great places to eat and drink too. I’ve been back most years since then and have […]

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World Class Rambling in Alicante

World Class Rambling in Alicante

| July 19, 2018 | Reply

If you thought that the Alicante Region is all just about bustling resorts and bronzed Brits on the beach it’s time to seriously think again. The Costa Blanca also offers another world of epic mountains where eagles soar, sleepy lagoons where there are more people than flamingos and volcanic valleys that look more lunar than […]

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Croatia & Montenegro @Sunday_Post Article

Croatia & Montenegro @Sunday_Post Article

| June 26, 2018 | Reply

I’ve been travelling to Croatia ever since the war took me there as a budding your reporter in the early 1990s. After peace returned to this spectacular corner of the planet it has been great to watch as Croatia and Montenegro have both emerged as tourist destinations. Croatia is currently light years ahead of Montenegro, […]

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48 Hours articles for The Scotsman

48 Hours articles for The Scotsman

| June 25, 2018 | Reply

As a travel writer making over 30 trips a year I cover a lot of fantastic towns, cities, regions and islands. I get to experience first hand myriad hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions. I enjoy sharing this knowledge with my readers, which is where my regular 48 Hours articles in The Scotsman come in very […]

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Writing for Glasgow’s Clydeside Distillery

Writing for Glasgow’s Clydeside Distillery

| June 22, 2018 | 2 Replies

I’m delighted to share with you that I have been commissioned to write a series of online articles for the exciting new distillery that has just started production right in the heart of Scotland’s largest city. If you love whisky, or even if you are just interested in the industrial and shipbuilding story of the […]

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