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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 at the speed of light

You may have noticed something different about Edinburgh’s skyline this month. Throughout the Edinburgh Festival 2012, Arthur’s seat has been...

Ready, steady, paddle!

Aaron Millar, a travel writer for The Independent recently took on the Scottish Sea-Kayak Trail located in Argyll and Bute....

All aboard the Royal Scotsman

David Netto from the Wall Street Journal recently wrote of his experience on the Royal Scotsman – a historic train...

Scottish Island Obsession

Look out in the magazine aisle at your nearest co-op or news agent! This month Scotland takes centre stage with a cover feature on...

11 Things to Know About Scottish Cuisine

Not too long ago, the crew over at Food Republic published a (mostly) tongue in cheek article entitled ’11 Things to...

Scottish Castle Visitor Numbers Surge

Led by some of our most iconic castles, historic attractions throughout Scotland have experienced a record breaking year, the BBC...

Harry Potter Trail to Debut at Edinburgh Festival

Elephant House Cafe, Edinburgh – Dick Penn Are you planning a trip to the Edinburgh Festival this year? Are you...

Brave director shares his passion for Scotland

Brave Director Mark Andrews has recently shared some great insights into how his team prepared to make the new Disney...

Through the Whisky Barrel – A film about surfing in Scotland

  Summer is coming, the weather is heating up and what better way to get us ready for the warmer...

Mapping the whiskies of Scotland

Having trouble deciding which single malt to order next time you’re at a bar? Have no fear, the folks over...

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