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  Simone Kurtzke

Originally from Germany, I fell in love with Scotland 12 years ago and have been shouting about the country ever since! Passionate about data, online communities, and cats.

Shetland Ponies – What’s Your Natural Scotland?

by January 31, 2013

Fivla and Vitamin, our Shetland ponies in cardigans, have found global fame as the unofficial mascots of the Year of...

Up Helly Aa – Shetland’s Viking Fire Festival

by January 29, 2013

Shetland has been getting plenty of global attention courtesy of our Shetland ponies in jumpers, Fivla and Vitamin, who launched...

Brave nominated for BAFTA

by January 9, 2013

We’re excited to learn that Disney Pixar’s Brave has been nominated for a BAFTA, for best animated film! This latest...

Edinburgh Hogmanay Tips – by You

by December 31, 2012

We asked VisitScotland’s Facebook community for their Edinburgh’s Hogmanay tips – especially since this year, 21 #Blogmanay bloggers are attending!...

Edinburgh’s Blogmanay – Bloggers and revellers celebrate

by December 28, 2012

21 travel bloggers from around the world are just now making their way to Scotland for the New Year, to...

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