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#Explorethemoment with Explore

| January 23, 2017 | Reply
#Explorethemoment with Explore

Some travel agents are content just to trump out sun and burn beach holidays for those for whom a sortie to the pool bar is about as adventurous as they ever get on holiday. Mercifully there are also operators out there who specialise in offering something a little different and taking people beyond their comfort […]

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Group Leisure Scotland Article

| January 21, 2017 | Reply
Group Leisure Scotland Article

I’m a passionate Scot and genuinely think my country is world class destination for all sorts of visitors and that very much includes groups. With group travel very much oh the up I was delighted to be asked by Group Leisure Magazine to put together an update on some of the exciting things that are […]

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7 Ways To Enjoy the Ultimate Ibiza Break

| December 21, 2016 | Reply
7 Ways To Enjoy the Ultimate Ibiza Break

7 Ways To Enjoy the Ultimate Ibiza Break Ever been to Ibiza? I have. Three times. It’s a brilliant island, easily the most fun of the Spanish Balearic isles and one of the most naturally beautiful islands in Europe. It’s most things to all types of people, from up-for-it clubbers and sun-worshippers, through to families and those […]

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My Daily Record @ScotlandNow Column

| November 2, 2016 | Reply
My Daily Record @ScotlandNow Column

I’ve been a fan of Scottish newspaper the Daily Record ever since I used to read my mum’s copy as a kid. I’m also a massive fan of travelling around and writing about my native land of Scotland. It’s a delight then to be writing a weekly column for the Scotland Now section of the […]

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Top 10 Algarve Seafood Restaurants for @Pearlshare

| October 27, 2016 | Reply
Top 10 Algarve Seafood Restaurants for @Pearlshare

I LOVE seafood and I LOVE the Algarve. That is a big part of why I visit every year.   I have just been back to put together a guide for the ace Pearlshare on my favourite seafood restaurants in this sun kissed Portuguese region. Pearlshare is a great App that you can use as […]

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Top 10 Scottish Galleries for @Pearlshare

| October 18, 2016 | Reply
Top 10 Scottish Galleries for @Pearlshare

Love culture? Love art galleries? Then you are in for a treat in Scotland. Forget all the old cliches about Scotland with tartan and shortbread. This vibrant Celtic tinged nation these days is alive with great art galleries, with everything on offer from world class galleries crammed full of European Old Masters, through to cutting […]

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Scotland on Sunday Croatia & Montenegro

| September 29, 2016 | Reply
Scotland on Sunday Croatia & Montenegro

I’ve had a long love affair with Croatia over the years. Since my first visit during the early 1990s I have been dozens of times, travelling all over the country and penning hundreds of articles on this most beguiling of countries, as well as six guidebooks.   I headed back recently to report back on […]

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Scotland in Trust Scot Cruise Piece

| September 3, 2016 | Reply
Scotland in Trust Scot Cruise Piece

I have always been a great fan of Scotland’s impressive sweep of islands. That they total more than 800 is often a source of surprise amongst readers. I’ve spent many trips cruising these epic islands so we delighted to be asked by the National Trust for Scotland to pen a piece for their Scotland in […]

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