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Croatia articles for Wanderlust

| June 27, 2019 | Reply
Croatia articles for Wanderlust

I’ve been a Wanderlust reader for years and rate it as one of the few ‘proper’ travel magazine left standing. I’m also a huge fan of Croatia, having written half a dozen guidebooks and hundreds of articles on one of my of favourite countries. I was delighted then when Wanderlust asked me to write a series of […]

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Sailing Your Own Le Boat into Venice – Flybe Magazine

| June 20, 2019 | Reply
Sailing Your Own Le Boat into Venice – Flybe Magazine

I love messing about on boats whether it be cruising the deep ocean blue on a cruise ship, or taking a yacht for a spin. It never occurred to me, though, that is was even possible to hire a boat and sail it right into the heart of Venice. When I found you could with […]

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Ljubljana’s best restaurants for the Telegraph

| June 5, 2019 | Reply
Ljubljana’s best restaurants for the Telegraph

I’ve been travelling out to the capital of Slovenia for over twenty years and have watched it really transform itself into a popular tourist destination. I’ve written hundreds of articles on the country and capital, and also both the Bradt Guide to Slovenia and the Bradt Guide to Ljubljana. One of the things I like […]

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Sunday Post article on the Magical Isle of Arran

| February 5, 2019 | Reply
Sunday Post article on the Magical Isle of Arran

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

| February 5, 2019 | Reply
Slovenia & Scottish Cruising Features for the Telegraph

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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World Class Rambling in Alicante

| July 19, 2018 | Reply
World Class Rambling in Alicante

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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48 Hours articles for The Scotsman

| June 25, 2018 | Reply
48 Hours articles for The Scotsman

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

| June 22, 2018 | 2 Replies
Writing for Glasgow’s Clydeside Distillery

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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