Category: Aberdeen and Angus

  • A postcard from… Aberdeen Jazz Festival

    A postcard from… Aberdeen Jazz Festival

    Advertisement: This post is sponsored by VisitAberdeenshire and Aberdeen Festivals. That day at work, I was talking to my colleagues about New Orleans. I’d recently watched a few films about Louisiana, and — in a very suburban twist, for me at least — had begun sinking into jazz playlists on Saturday mornings whilst I baked, so…

  • How to spend a weekend in Aberdeen

    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.

  • On the Outlander-inspired Jacobite Trail

    On the Outlander-inspired Jacobite Trail

    AD: This trip was funded by the National Trust for Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland, National Museums Scotland and the Palace of Holyroodhouse to promote #JacobiteTrailblazer. Here in the UK, Outlander has finally made it to our terrestrial TV screens. As tempting as it is to binge-watch on the box — even on a sunny day —…

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