Category: Travel Blogs

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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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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5 reasons you should visit Korcula Town @Pearlshare

| June 7, 2016 | Reply
5 reasons you should visit Korcula Town @Pearlshare

These days Croatia is very much on the mainstream travel map of Europe, a far cry from 1993 when I first came out to this deeply dramatic country to cover the war. Today peace reigns and the Croatian coast – Dubrovnik especially – is a emerging as a glittering tourist superstar. Take a scenic drive […]

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Introducing @pearlshare mobile travel app

| April 22, 2016 | Reply
Introducing @pearlshare mobile travel app

Like most travellers these days I have moved beyond just a printed guidebook for both my pre-trip planning and onsite travel advice. And I’m admitting that as the author of over 30 travel guidebooks! These days I rely heavily on the Internet, which at its best can be a powerful tool. At its worst peer-to-peer […]

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My travel blogs for @weather2travel

| April 4, 2016 | Reply
My travel blogs for @weather2travel

I’ve started working with the ace travel and holiday website www.weather2travel.com. They do what they say on the tin and offer ‘travel deals for your holiday in the sun’. You can book flights, hotels and cars through them, as well as full package deals. They love travel too so it’s a great fit. I’m going to […]

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10 Travel Tips for Croatia First Timers

| March 10, 2016 | Reply
10 Travel Tips for Croatia First Timers

I’ve had a long love affair with Croatia ever since I went there to cover the dark war years in the early 1990s. I’ve been over 20 times over the years and written six guidebooks to this deeply fascinating and rewarding country. Join me now as a I share my top 10 tips for your first […]

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Tenerife Family Blog for @EDI_Airport

| March 3, 2016 | Reply
Tenerife Family Blog for @EDI_Airport

I’ve been doing quarterly blogs for Edinburgh Airport on some of my favourite places in the world. As a travel writer I’ve been to over 100 countries, but there is one place I take my young family back to every year and that is Tenerife. We love it there and over the years have learned […]

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The Cheltenham Festival

| February 14, 2016 | Reply
The Cheltenham Festival

If you love horse racing then this unique event needs no introduction at all. If you have only a passing interest in horses then this is the one event that might get you involved. It is put simply the very highlight of the Jump season. This massively popular extravaganza, a fixture on the National Hunt […]

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