Category: Travel Blogs

Online Guides for @Skyscanner

| April 3, 2015 | 2 Replies
Online Guides for @Skyscanner

Have just written and illustrated a series of destination guides on some of my favourite places for the ace folks over at Edinburgh’s very own Skyscanner. I’ve been a fan of their website for years, one of the first to offer flight comparisons from budget as well as scheduled carriers in the same search. It’s always been […]

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My Blogs for Rough Guides.

| March 7, 2015 | Reply
My Blogs for Rough Guides.

I’m now blogging for those lovely folks at Rough Guides. They have handily collated all my travel blogs on to one section of their website, which makes them nice and easy to access.   Just click here to go straight to them. Enjoy!    

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My Blogs for Edinburgh Airport @edi_airport

| February 23, 2015 | Reply
My Blogs for Edinburgh Airport @edi_airport

I’ve been appointed the resident blogger at my favourite airport in my native Edinburgh. I can remember coming here as a wee boy to watch the glamorous jets zoom overhead, then working at a bar there when I was a student, so I’m glad to complete the loop and write for the airport. Edinburgh is […]

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Top 10 Istanbul Must Dos Blog for Edinburgh Airport

| October 26, 2014 | Reply
Top 10 Istanbul Must Dos Blog for Edinburgh Airport

Just written my first post for Edinburgh Airport. Makes sense to work together as I fly through so often! It is on my trip to Istanbul, one of my favourite cities and a really thrilling place. I share in it my Top 10 Must Dos in Istanbul blog so I hope they help if you […]

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Game of Thrones Dubrovnik Blog for Rough Guides

| September 27, 2014 | Reply
Game of Thrones Dubrovnik Blog for Rough Guides

I’m a huge fan of Dubrovnik, a city in the early 1990s I was thwarted from visiting by the Homeland War. I’ve been back dozens of times since and have penned half a dozen guidebooks to the city. Here is a blog I’ve written for the Rough Guides website that takes you on an active […]

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Meeting the Locals – Is a Bar the Best Option?

| January 13, 2014 | Reply

As a travel writer I travel abroad alone a lot. It is always nice to meet people on the road and it really helps flesh out the reality behind the façade of a destination. Meeting the Locals in a Bar? ‘Meeting the Locals’ as it were on a foreign trip is not always easy and […]

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Bryson, the World’s Most Famous Travel Writer Talks Aboard Cunard

| December 20, 2013 | Reply

Prolific writer and global traveller, Bill Bryson, recently travelled on a Cunard North American cruise, aboard the famous Queen Mary 2, and he made quite an impression. The grand ship is, of course well used to well-known passengers coming aboard. It often hosts celebrities, like pioneering astronaut Dr. Jeffery Hoffman and Margaret Atwood, who is […]

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Go on a Cruise

| November 28, 2013 | Reply
Top 5 Reasons You Should Go on a Cruise

These days a cruise is often seen as something that everyone should do at least once in a lifetime. Indeed many first timers find that they love cruising so much that they really catch the bug and want to head out on more and more cruising adventures. 1. Escape Day to Day Life A cruise […]

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