Category: Hashtag Scotland

  • What’s next for our slow travel project

    What’s next for our slow travel project

    When I was commuting into Edinburgh each weekday — how strange it feels saying that in past tense — I kept a small notebook in which I’d scribble ideas as the train rattled towards the city. It feels like a lifetime ago when I wrote the words, Where does Hashtag Scotland go next? You may […]

  • Hashtag Scotland: Our road trip on film

    Hashtag Scotland: Our road trip on film

    This Hashtag Scotland project has grown proverbial arms and legs! Initially, when tour guide Nicolas and I started talking, we saw it as a blogging project. Perhaps we’d publish a few posts on our websites, or take a few photos. Instead, we took a road trip over a long weekend in May to document what’s […]

  • Behind the lens at two of Scotland’s most popular places

    Behind the lens at two of Scotland’s most popular places

    The next blog in this series is finally here! Apologies for the delay — I got a bit distracted by summer weather and cycling the Fife Coastal Path. Anyway… In the introductory blog to the #HashtagScotland project, I mentioned that the writing I’d shared around social media and travel back in 2018 had led me to […]

  • A new project: Exploring the relationship between Scotland and social media

    A new project: Exploring the relationship between Scotland and social media

    ‘It’s remarkable how, in just a few hundred years, the way we see the Highlands can change entirely…’ ‘Today we walk through them, cycle over them, climb them, explore them — and photograph them, over and over again. This landscape no longer repels people with its harsh, unknowable obscurity. Instead it attracts them in their […]