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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.

Scotland’s summer music festivals strike a chord

by May 22, 2015

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

Arms at the ready! Relive the era of Jacobite Scotland

by May 20, 2015

Ye Jacobites by name, lend an ear, lend an ear! Robert Burns, 1791 In the year that marks 300 since...

Become a king for a day in Scotland

by May 8, 2015

Whatever your interests, you’ll find there are endless kingly pursuits to enjoy across Scotland, from delving into the history of...

Cooking with whisky: more than just a flash in the pan

by May 1, 2015

We all know that Scotch whisky is wonderful to sip and savour. You might even know that whisky pairs very...

Fall in love with Scottish gin

by February 9, 2015

Valentine’s Day means different things to different people. For the traditionalists, a card scrawled in heartfelt poetry from a secret...

Discover paddle perfection on the Argyll Sea Kayak Trail

by December 18, 2014

Looking for a challenge to really sink your paddle into in the new year? If you’re already thinking about life...

Discover the magic and mystery of ‘Tales of Home’ this December

by December 2, 2014

Amidst the usual revelry and festivities that fill the days of December, you’ll find a few special, exciting and somewhat...

The friendliest city in the world is… Glasgow!

by October 1, 2014

You might be aware that the Scots have a longstanding reputation all across the globe for being an affable bunch....

Add a Scottish twist to your Edinburgh Festival

by August 9, 2014

There’s no denying it – the Edinburgh Festivals are now in full swing. Wander along the Royal Mile and you’ll...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 20 – 23 July

by July 18, 2014

After a staggering 285-day journey around the globe, the final leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay is now upon us...

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