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  James Boyle

James is the Assistant Search & Social Media Manager at VisitScotland. Originally from Australia, he now lives in Edinburgh and enjoys travel, rugby and perfecting the art of making pancakes.

 Latest Posts

Photos from the 2013 Melrose Sevens

Over the weekend one of the world’s premier rugby sevens tournaments took place amidst a stunning backdrop in the Scottish Borders. Yes we’re...

Ski Scotland Shred: Episode 1

There’s certainly one major positive about the extended cold weather we’ve been experiencing – the abundance of snow means we...

Hello Little Red! Virgin Atlantic launch their new Scottish routes

He certainly knows how to make an entrance! Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Atlantic team, donning Harris Tweed kilts,...

Highland Fling – Touring the Speyside Whisky Region

Fancy a break from the busy city lifestyle? Then why not head to Scotland’s Speyside region for some dram sampling,...

Red Bull Hill Chasers coming to Edinburgh

Any rider, any bike, one hill! The UK’s only multi-discipline, uphill sprint race is coming to Edinburgh later this month...

‘Shetland’ debuts on BBC One

What an action-packed past few months it’s been for Shetland! In January, the world was captivated by a collection of photos...

Knoydart Peninsula – one of the last great wilderness areas

We must be in CNN’s good books! Just a few months after Scotland was named as CNN’s top travel destination...

Fantastic photos of Scotland from space!

It’s not every day you get to see photos like this! Commander Chris Hadfield, a Canadian flight engineer on the International...

Disney Pixar’s Brave has won Best Animated Film at the Oscars!

This latest win makes it a hat-trick of awards for the worldwide box-office smash, hot on the heels of Best...

Jedward's Big Adventure in Orkney

The spiked blonde quiff hairstyles, the distinctive accents – it can only be the dynamic duo that is Jedward! Orkney recently...

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