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My Travel Column with @TheCourierUK

| April 8, 2017 | Reply
My Travel Column with @TheCourierUK

For years cynics have been sounding the death knell for newspapers. I, of course, realise that there are multiple challenges in this digital age when people (including me) expect so much for ‘free’, so it’s great to see some newspapers thriving and commissioning new columns. I’ve been signed up by the Dundee based The Courier […]

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My Sun Article on Portugal’s Algarve

| March 28, 2017 | Reply
My Sun Article on Portugal’s Algarve

I’ve been heading south to Portugal’s Algarve since the early 1990s and it never loses its appeal to me. It is such a year round warm and versatile region, equally adept and meeting the needs of walkers and foodies these days as it is its traditional markets of package tourists and golfers. I’ve been to […]

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My India Article in Scotland on Sunday

| March 27, 2017 | Reply
My India Article in Scotland on Sunday

India is one of those places that I have always thought I should visit at some point in my life. I had heard all the well worn cliches about it being an ‘assault on the senses’ and a ‘melting pot’, but nothing prepared me for the 24/7 maelstrom that was this epic country. India for […]

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Scotsman 48 Hours in Champagne Article

| March 24, 2017 | Reply
Scotsman 48 Hours in Champagne Article

Forget the imitators like cava and prosecco. If you’re a true fan of the famous sparkling French wine then you have to make a pilgrimage out to the La Champagne region at least once in your life. I’ve been lucky enough to get out here a few times over the years and each visit makes […]

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India Blogs for @Exptrav

| March 15, 2017 | Reply
India Blogs for @Exptrav

I found India more a continent than a country. At first descending into its arresting mayhem I feared I would never be able to even scratch the surface of a destination that bashes well beyond that whole country of contrasts cliche with its frankly mind boggling array of experiences. Fortunately, though, I was in good hands […]

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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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