Category: What I Do

My Travel Writing

| January 2, 2016 | Reply
My Travel Writing

When I first started, the role of a travel writer was relatively simple. I wrote for a flurry of newspapers and magazines across the world. Despite the arrival of digital, print is still a massive part of my business. I write regular pieces for Scottish newspapers such as The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday, the Sunday […]

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Blogging & Online Writing

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Blogging & Online Writing

Confusion sometimes surrounds blogs and blogs versus traditional articles. Put simply, blogs are just online articles. They tend to be shorter and often more informal than traditional travel articles. Many bloggers focus mainly on their own blogs. As I have so many other outlets in various forms rather than just my own blog, I focus […]

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Testimonials for Robin McKelvie

| January 2, 2016 | Reply
Testimonials for Robin McKelvie

Tara Munro Ooh La La Vintage UK Ltd and Public Relations and Communications Consultant “Dynamic, imaginative and poetic Robin is a kind of writing super hero. His work is full of warmth, humour and personality and he can probably write 250 words a minute at the pace he goes..Quality as well as quantity I’d recommend […]

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Social Media Roles

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Social Media Roles

Whether you are a fan or not social media is here to stay. I engage in social media across a number of platforms as it dovetails well with my travel work, but also as I enjoy the opportunities it offers to meet and interact with people. You can connect with me on Twitter, Instagram and Linked In. I […]

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My Travel Books

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My Travel Books

I’ve now written, co-written or contributed to around 40 travel books, mainly guidebooks. Some are listed below with an Amazon Carousel at the foot of the page if you want to buy any. Author/Co-Author:  National Geographic Scotland  Thomas Cook Edinburgh  Insight Croatia  Berlitz Croatia  Bradt Ljubljana  Bradt Slovenia  Globetrotter Croatia  Dorling Kindersley Top 10 Dubrovnik […]

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My Radio & TV Slots

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My Radio & TV Slots

I really enjoy the immediacy of broadcasting, whether it is on radio or TV.   I regularly appear on BBC Radio Scotland on a number of shows, such as Kaye Adams, John Beattie and Good Morning Scotland, usually talking travel. I also do much longer 90 minute travel phone ins for BBC 5 Live, where […]

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Robin McKelvie’s Photography

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Robin McKelvie’s Photography

I have always loved taking photographs and one of the most rewarding aspects of what I do is getting to share my travel images with so many people around the world. My photographs have appeared in magazines and newspapers across the globe and have also helped illustrate the dozens of guidebooks I have written. These […]

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