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Spring sunshine in Perthshire

Spring sunshine in Perthshire

  What does a Scottish tourist guide do in lockdown without visitors? ........interesting question!what indeed...... We are having glorious Spring weather, warm ( relative I know!) temperatures during the day and low temperatures overnight, spring flowers are...

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2 days to go till New York Tartan Day ..virtually!   Scottish Tourist Guides celebrate New York City Tartan week – virtually Scottish tourist guides are planning to celebrate Tartan Week in New York City – virtually. In past years members of the Scottish Tourist...

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder !

Visit Scotland has produced this beautiful video , showing the outstanding scenery of my beloved country, for those who are missing Scotland...........stay safe, stay home & save lives Sit back & breathe in the beauty!...

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April 6th Save the Date!

Tartan Week in New York 2020 The above annual event has been cancelled this year due to Covid19 however the organisers are going to have a virtual Tartan Week where Scotland lovers can still have their fix of our great country! Many of my colleagues have visited .New...

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Uncertain times!

In this uncertain time I want to assure my visitors who’ve already booked tours for later this year, if unable to travel, I am more than happy to rebook at a date suitable, when travel restrictions are lifted, as I am sure they will. To while away the hours of being...

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Scotland’s Literary Folk past & present

  There are many famous authors and novelists associated with Scotland from the past and present, Visit Scotland has published a very interesting ebook presentation of many of talented men and women from various parts of the country One of my favourite’s from the past...

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2020 Year of Scotland’s Coasts & Waters

2020 Year of Scotland’s Coasts & Waters

  This is the year to celebrate Scotland’s many coasts, rivers, freshwater and saltwater lochs (lakes) !Some useful or not so useful statistics....( good for quizzes!) .......There is approximately 30,000 square miles ( 77,700 square kilometres) of coastline,...

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Nearly end of October

Nearly end of October ! .........Halloween a few days away! The Celtic festival of Samhain i have had a very busy August & September travelling around Scotland with wonderful visitors from North Carolina, Washington State,...

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Travels in 2019!

Travels in 2019!

Can’t quite believe it’s last week of November! Thanksgiving week in the United States of America! this year has flown by .....again! »For my part, I travel not to go, I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. » Robert Louis Stevenson ( Scottish Author...

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