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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

Edinburgh Castle voted ‘best heritage attraction’ in the UK

Hats off to Edinburgh Castle – the stunning fortress that overlooks our capital city and leaves such a vivid impression...

Scotland's west coast is the top spot for Michael Palin

Monty Python star and acclaimed travel presenter Michael Palin has given a tremendous endorsement for the west coast of Scotland,...

Fall in love with books at Lennoxlove

Book enthusiasts in Scotland have been spoilt for choice in recent months! In August Edinburgh hosted the world famous Edinburgh...

Killer whale sightings near Shetland

With killer whale sightings near Shetland becoming increasingly popular in recent years, we thought we’d share a great photo posted...

5 spooky events for Halloween

The temperature is starting to get a little chilly, the autumn leaves have well and truly fallen and costume stores all over...

Skyfall stars rave about shooting in Glencoe

The day has finally arrived! Skyfall, one of the most anticipated movie releases for 2012, is officially released in cinemas UK...

Stunning Scottish wildlife featured on Autumnwatch

If you’re living in the UK, we highly recommend tuning in to BBC’s Autumnwatch next week (October 30th – November 2nd) as there...

Perthshire welcomes first beaver in 200 years at Loch of the Lowes

Great news for wildlife lovers – a beaver has been spotted by the Scottish Wildlife Trust at the Loch of...

Schiehallion announced as the first wheelchair friendly Munro!

Great news to those who are planning to visit Scotland and looking for acessible wheelchair options to our beautiful countryside...

The Royal National Mod wraps up in Dunoon

 All eyes were on Dunoon last week (12th – 19th October) who were hosts of the 2012 Royal National Mod, an annual...

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