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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.

Photos from the 2013 Melrose Sevens

by April 16, 2013

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

by April 11, 2013

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

by April 10, 2013

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

by March 25, 2013

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

by March 14, 2013

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

by March 11, 2013

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

by March 7, 2013

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

Inside Glasgow’s new VisitScotland Information Centre

by March 4, 2013

Last week I was fortunate enough to check out the brand new VisitScotland Information Centre (VIC) in Glasgow which recently relocated...

Fantastic photos of Scotland from space!

by February 28, 2013

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!

by February 25, 2013

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

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