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 Sophie Cameron

Originally from the Black Isle, Sophie lives in Edinburgh and spends most of her time reading, running and roaming around Scotland.

 Latest Posts

14 things to do on the beach in Scotland

Golden sands, turquoise waters, peaceful bays and tumbling waves … there are few finer places than a beautiful Scottish beach...

15 exciting ways to get active this summer

Whether it’s on land, water or up in the air, Scotland is the place to be if you’re looking for...

Get reading for Book Week Scotland 2014

I wouldn’t normally recommend getting lost when you’re in Scotland, but I’ll make an exception for Book Week. Taking place...

Quirky tales from Scotland’s pubs and bars

In Scotland, a trip to the pub often involves more than just a drink and a chat: it can mean...

Tartan Day – 10 unbe-weave-able facts about tartan

Look out your kilt or tartan trews – Sunday 6 April is Tartan Day, a chance for Scots both at...

Beat the back-to-work blues with a Scottish coastal break

Let’s face it, January and February are not normally the cheeriest of months. I find it’s nice to give yourself something...

Orkney’s most-visited attractions

You’d be hard-pressed to find a region with a longer or prouder history than the Orkney Isles. From Stone Age...