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  David Walsh

David is a Content Editor at VisitScotland. You'll most likely find him vagabonding around Scotland with a camera in hand; that or a dram of the finest single malt.

Behind the doors of Scotland’s newest whisky distilleries

by January 23, 2015

With their hallmark pagoda roofs dotting the Scottish landscapes, whisky distilleries are a familiar part of the fabric of Scotland...

Dundee: the UK’s first UNESCO City of Design

by December 12, 2014

As the saying goes, there’s a first for everything and this year is definitely a good year for firsts in...

Volcanoes in Scotland? Not in a million years!

by December 8, 2014

OK, I’ll admit it – volcanoes aren’t necessarily the first thing you’d think of to visit in the UK. Not live...

October’s brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

by November 12, 2014

Autumn can be fleeting. No sooner do the brilliant red, oranges and browns appear then they seem to vanish into...

Mastering whisky: It’s all about finding the right blend

by October 27, 2014

Up until now, I’d only really had the pleasure of tasting and appreciating Scotch; whether at a smart Edinburgh whisky...

Get up close to The Ryder Cup trophy on tour – and maybe take a selfie

by September 4, 2014

What was the world like before selfies? Like them or loathe them, they are a big part of pop culture...

Vote for your favourite Brilliant Moment from Ryder Cup history

by August 11, 2014

If you’ve been tuning into SkySports recently, you may have spotted Colin Montgomerie teaming up with Butch Harmon to pick...

Ryder Cup fans – your ultimate Scotland bucket list

by August 8, 2014

The 2014 Ryder Cup is nigh! It’s just over a month away until the first tee – which means the...

Are you game for the challenge? Combine golf and adventure sports in Scotland

by July 31, 2014

Ok, so you’re used to actively avoiding water during a round of golf, but what if I was to say...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 14 – 17 July

by July 11, 2014

Day 31 of the Scottish leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay marks the beginning of the end; there are just...

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