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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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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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Scotland in Trust Scot Cruise Piece

| September 3, 2016 | Reply
Scotland in Trust Scot Cruise Piece

I have always been a great fan of Scotland’s impressive sweep of islands. That they total more than 800 is often a source of surprise amongst readers. I’ve spent many trips cruising these epic islands so we delighted to be asked by the National Trust for Scotland to pen a piece for their Scotland in […]

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Scotland’s Top Castles for Britain Magazine

| March 14, 2016 | Reply
Scotland’s Top Castles for Britain Magazine

As a Scot I’m aware we’ve got a few castles standing majestically around our glens and Highlands. They range from rustic ruins through to palatial abodes that evoke the grandeur of Scotland’s past. They are inexorably woven into our culture, both historically and into modern day Scotland. Join me now as a take you on a tour […]

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My @ScotlandNow Blogs

| January 3, 2016 | 1 Reply
My @ScotlandNow Blogs

I write weekly travel blogs for the Scottish website, Scotland Now. This massive Trinity Mirror owned website (over five million hits a month) is designed ‘For Scots Everywhere’, so whether you have lived here all your life, have never been and have Scottish ancestry, or are just even interested in finding more about travelling to and around Scotland […]

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Scotsman Grand Tour Scotland Travel Supplement

| April 8, 2015 | 3 Replies
Scotsman Grand Tour Scotland Travel Supplement

As a native Scot always love writing about my own country. Really enjoyed having the opportunity to contribute so many articles to this Scotsman supplement. For the direct link to the supplement and my pieces just click here.

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Grand Tours Scotland Supplement in The Scotsman

| April 2, 2013 | Reply
Grand Tours Scotland Supplement in The Scotsman

Just had another chunky supplement published in The Scotsman. This time the theme of the Grand Tours supplement was bargain and great value breaks in Scotland. Loads of great ideas in there, from free things to do on to great value hotels and restaurants. Take a browse and I’m sure there will be something of […]

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Ardanaiseig Hotel Review on Triptease

| March 22, 2013 | 1 Reply
Ardanaiseig Hotel Review on Triptease

I’ve just started working with the new website www.triptease.com. They have some seriously sexy looking hotel reviews up there so I thought I’d give them some of my own seriously sexy hotels. The first one I’ve put up is gorgeous Ardanaiseig in deepest, wildest Argyll. This is the quintessential Scottish country house with all the […]

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