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 Amy Robertson

Amy is a content executive at VisitScotland. Hailing from the west coast of Scotland, she's rather fond of music festivals, coastal walks, whisky and coal fires.

 Latest Posts

Unwrapping Scottish superstitions, traditions and customs on Friday 13th

Friday the 13th is once again upon us. For the sceptics amongst you, it’s just like any other day, but...

Scotland for Kids: Family Days Out for Half Term & October Break

With October half term fast approaching, it can sometimes seem difficult to pick the right activities to keep the whole...

Victoria & Abdul: new film shines the spotlight on Scotland’s royal connections

We’re pretty sure you’ve probably heard of Victoria and Albert, but it’s less likely that you’ll have seen the names...

50 top ideas for a family day out in Scotland this summer

Summer has arrived in Scotland and that means lots of daylight hours to fill, so you’ll need plenty of ideas...

Scotland’s summer music festivals strike a chord

Music festival season is upon us! My diary is looking rather busy between now and September; most weekends you will...

Raise a glass at a Scottish Whisky Festival in 2017

In Scotland, we love a whisky festival. It’s no wonder – after all, the term ‘whisky’ comes from the Gaelic...

8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Scotland in 2017

The time to visit Scotland is NOW! Rough Guides has listed Scotland as being one of the must-see destinations in...

Ancestral journeys: connecting to your past in Scotland

Every ancestral journey is a truly personal story. When you embark upon yours, you can never be quite sure where...

Why No One Does Winter Like Scotland

It’s perhaps a bold claim to make that there’s nowhere quite like Scotland in winter, but we are sticking to...

MOBO stars are coming out to light up the SSE Hydro this November

The countdown is on; tickets are now on sale for the 21st Music of Black Origin Awards (MOBO) which will...

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