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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.

When Chris met Danny

by October 18, 2012

What happened when the most successful British Olympian of all time, Sir Chris Hoy, met legendary street trials rider Danny...

A break to stunning Shetland

by October 17, 2012

I recently stumbled across a great little article written by David Walsh for i-on Magazine about a break to Scotland’s...

Fair Isle Named One of The Top Ten Islands To Visit

by October 15, 2012

Scotland’s Fair Isle has been named one of the top ten island’s in the world to visit in a new...

A windsurfer’s paradise on the west coast

by October 12, 2012

All eyes will be on the beautiful island of Tiree over the next week as it plays host to the...

A celebration of Mackintosh!

by October 11, 2012

  The Creative Mackintosh Festival kicks off this weekend as part of a two week programme to celebrate the works...

Hiking through Scotland’s Great Glen Way

by October 11, 2012

In recent weeks we’ve featured a post here on the blog about a pair of Belgian tourists who walked one...

Northern Lights hit Scotland

by October 10, 2012

So you’re planning a winter break to see the Northern Lights. Which country would be on the top of your...

Camping in the heart of wild Scotland

by October 9, 2012

  If this doesn’t make you want to go camping in the Highlands, we don’t know what will. Terry Abraham...

In case you missed it: Michael Phelps putts his way to glory

by October 8, 2012

Just when you thought he was going to keep a low profile in retirement… Michael Phelps was in Scotland late...

Why Orkney is the centre of ancient Britain (Guardian)

by October 8, 2012

There was a great article posted over at the Guardian website on the weekend written by Robin Mckie, who travelled...

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