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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

Nosing around Scotland's Speyside (London Free Press)

  Here is a great article by Pam Davies, who recently wrote about her experience on the Balvenie Distillery Tour...

Books, books and more books!

Make sure you free up the next few weekends on your calendar – the annual Wigtown Book Festival is almost upon us!...

Licence to kilt: James Bond's 50th anniversary hits Scotland

If you’re a huge James Bond fan like myself, you’ll be super excited with the news of the 50th anniversary celebrations...

The classic road trip: Top 5 scenic drives in Scotland via Four Jandals

The other day I stumbled across a great piece on the top scenic drives in Scotland written by Cole Burmester...

Speed of Light timelapse video – watch Edinburgh light up!

To add to our last post about Edinburgh’s NVA Speed of Light, we recently found this video on YouTube that captures...

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...

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