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5 picture-perfect spots in Dumfries and Galloway

When you’re travelling in Scotland, there’s certain spots that will have been etched on your ‘to-see’ list for months. One region, though, that you may have skipped past in the guidebook is Dumfries and Galloway.

Looking over to Goatfell from Brodick, Arran

24 hours on the Isle of Arran

A watercolour white haze sat on the horizon, with cyclists and cars streaming towards the harbour in anticipation of good weather. This trip was sponsored by West Coast Waters.

How to spend a weekend in Aberdeen

We’re not long back from a sunny weekend in Aberdeen on Scotland’s east coast. This trip was sponsored by VisitAberdeenshire — I was invited to cover the city’s Jazz Festival.