Posts for interviews

Interview: Love Loch Lomond

Friday 13th Jun 2014

Loch Lomond and the Clyde Sea Lochs are conveniently situated on Glasgow’s doorstep, begging to be explored.  We asked Lesley Judge, Digital Communications Manager for Love Loch Lomond and Co-host and Developer of Twitter chat #scotlandhour, to share some tips and highlights of this incredibly scenic playground.  ‘It’s a great combination which offers the best of both […]

Interview: Shetland Wildlife

Thursday 8th May 2014

With unforgettable landscapes, an abundance of spectacular wildlife and a fascinating history, the Shetland Isles offer a truly unique holiday experience.  We couldn’t think of anyone better to provide an insight into all that the UK’s most northerly islands have to offer than this month’s interviewee – Hugh Harrop, Field Director and guide for Shetland Wildife. […]

Interview with Mo Thomson: Hebridean Love

Thursday 3rd Apr 2014

Like many others, I have been inspired and enchanted by Mo Thomson’s beautiful videos of the Outer Hebrides.  When I first watched ‘A Sun-Kissed Weekend’ I was completely and utterly absorbed, as if I had been pulled right into the scenery – standing on the dunes with the wind-blown grass, ankle-deep in the sea as waves […]

Interview: Buteiful Unexplored Bute

Saturday 15th Mar 2014

I don’t know about you but the very fact that it’s referred to as the ‘unexplored isle‘ makes me even more intent to set off for the Isle of Bute.  If you are also keen to explore the unexplored (and perhaps, like me, you have fingers crossed that you may be one of the lucky ones […]

Interview: Exploring Stirling

Wednesday 12th Feb 2014

As someone who shares tips for visiting a host of European locations in the Europe a la Carte travel blog, travel writer Karen Bryan seemed the ideal person to ask about visiting Stirling.  Find out what Karen recommends you do in the place she called home for many years. You write about the ‘best places […]

Interview with manonabeach: East Lothian Beaches

Monday 13th Jan 2014

I grew up near the sea and for me the beach is a place to unwind, recharge and refresh the spirit; a source of inspiration; a place where worries are slipped under withdrawing waves, lost to the waters.  What does the beach mean to you?  This is what manonabeach wants to find out.  As someone who spends his time […]

Interview: An American in Aberdeen

Wednesday 11th Dec 2013

Each month we give you an interview with a local for an insider’s guide to the area – this month our local is also a tourist.  Alison Chino has recently moved from Arkansas to Aberdeen with husband and four children, and together they are eagerly exploring their new home.  We wanted to find out which family activities they […]

Interview with The Mainstreet Trading Company

Friday 22nd Nov 2013

‘You must go here’, said Sue, waving a leaflet for The Mainstreet Trading Company at me.  I had asked Sue Beck, owner of Hendersyde Holiday Cottages, for her recommendations on places to visit during our one day in the Borders.  As a bookworm, I couldn’t have been happier when Sue suggested this bookshop (while my […]

Interview: Big Tree Country

Tuesday 22nd Oct 2013

Did you know that Perthshire is ‘Big Tree Country‘?  We spoke to Paul McLennan, Manager of the Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust, to find out more about Perthshire’s spectacular forests and where best to experience them. Why are the forests and woods in Perthshire so special? There are remnants of the ancient Caledonian Forest that […]

Interview with Skyak Adventures

Monday 30th Sep 2013

For a different perspective on the beautiful island of Skye, why not take to the seas?  We spoke to Gordon Brown of Skyak Adventures to find out more about his highlights of Skye and why the waters around the island are so special. How long have you been running sea kayaking expeditions around Skye? I’ve […]