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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.

Jedward’s Big Adventure in Orkney

by February 22, 2013

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

A Trip to Scotland by Mario Feil

by February 18, 2013

Feeling down because it’s a Monday? Not to worry, we’re here to help! Over the weekend I stumbled across a...

Introducing the Year of Natural Scotland 2013 TV Adverts

by February 7, 2013

Quite often we get questions from our Facebook and Twitter community about the VisitScotland adverts shown on TV. Who narrates...

The Full Monte in Glasgow

by January 28, 2013

It’s the Saturday morning after Burns Night. How do you top a late night celebration in honour of Scotland’s national bard?...

A Guide to Burns Night 2013

by January 21, 2013

Every year on January 25, Scottish people at home and abroad celebrate the life and works of Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns....

#Blogmanay Roundup: First Scotland impressions by Melvin Bloecher (Traveldudes)

by January 18, 2013

What’s it like visiting Scotland for the first time? In our fifth and final roundup of #Blogmanay, the real-time Hogmanay...

#Blogmanay Roundup: My Scotland – Exploring my own Country by Emma Gray (ScottishEmma123)

by January 15, 2013

It’s time for our third edition of our #Blogmanay roundup, a unique chance for people to instantly share their Hogmanay experiences...

#Blogmanay Roundup: Q&A with Amanda Williams (A Dangerous Business)

by January 7, 2013

With the dust now firmly settled on yet another fantastic Hogmanay in Edinburgh, over the next few days we’ll be...

CNN names Scotland as top travel destination for 2013

by January 4, 2013

What a great start to the Year of Natural Scotland – CNN has named Scotland as one of its top...

Road Trip of a Lifetime: Windsurfing on Lewis

by December 18, 2012

For those who love the great outdoors, there’s something very special about the Isle of Lewis. In particular, it offers...

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