As a Scottish Tourist Guide, I am used to exploring and travelling across the country - I like nothing better then spending the day with the kids crawling over castle ruins, paddling along a deserted beach or wandering off down a side road not knowing where it might lead.
That love for finding those hidden places prompted me to train as an Scottish Tourist Guide Association approved guide, so that I could share my knowledge (and excitement) with people from across the world.
On this page, I share some of the tips I've discovered whilst enjoying my time exploring Scotland.
Before electricity, the harsh winter nights must have been long on the Isle of Harris, particularly as the Atlantic storms blew across the island. There in the flickering candlelight, warmed by a smoky peat fire, islanders wove their iconic fabric –
London has Hyde Park, New York Central Park and Paris the Bois de Vincennes. Acres of green space sitting proudly surrounded by the hustle and bustle of urban life, with the city streets unfurled around them. Places where residents and visitors can
Although as individuals we both already support a number of conservation bodies and projects in Scotland - such as the John Muir Trust and the National Trust for Scotland - we recognise that driving guests around the Scottish Highlands has an environ
How did you get into your field?By accident really. I was looking for a part-time or distance learning course to occupy me during the winter months in the Highlands - they can be rather dark and wet! I came across a course at my local university to
Some of my favourite tours
There's so much to discover across the Highlands. These are just a few of my favourites....