About Scots2Travel

Aberdeen family travel blog

Aberdeen family travel blog

Aberdeen family travel blog – I love to travel, be it long haul, local day trips or city breaks. With Scotland and its countryside on our doorstep we’re in a prime position for outdoor adventures. Travel has always been one of my favourite past times and passions. Then two children came along. Everything changed. Yet in many respects I haven’t changed. I just have to do things very, very differently.

This blog passes on some of our favourite destinations and what worked as parents, and what didn’t. Tips, ideas and suggestions that could make your next holiday a bit more relaxed. There’s a whole world out there I want to explore with my children and I hope you feel the same way.

Aberdeen family travel blogMy background: I grew up in Scotland, graduated in Glasgow then spent three years researching features television for STV. From there I moved to become a television director and script writer at the BBC creating Arts and History documentaries. After eleven years at the Beeb I spent three years in PR representing clients such as Visit Aberdeen and Visit Cairngorms, before finally going freelance in May 2016. And here we are!

Email scots2travel@hotmail.com and visit the Scots2Travel ‘Work with Me’ page if you’d like to collaborate and request my media kit.

Freelance Portfolio:- http://janiceannhopper.wixsite.com/jhtravelwriter
As published in The Telegraph, Landscape magazine, Camping magazine, Family Traveller magazine, Britain magazine, the Sunday Herald, Country Lifestyle Scotland, My Weekly, Candis, Eastern Airways inflight magazine, History Scotland, the Jewish Chronicle, Huffington Post, the Scottish Farmer, the Daily Record, the Press and Journal, Scotland Now, The Leopard, Positively Scottish and a regular contributor on BBC Radio Scotland.


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    fifi + hop

    December 16, 2015

    Well said! Couldn’t agree more..hope to show my girls as much as I can. Traveling may be different with kids, but it’s still very much possible.

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      December 16, 2015

      It’s never a ‘holiday’ any more but you can still get so much out of it. 🙂

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    February 24, 2016

    Very nice and informative blog. Look forward to reading many of your posts.

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    April 4, 2016

    Thank you. It’s inspiring sharing new places with little people! They take delight in so much.

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    May 10, 2016

    I have the same feeling.. yes it could be challenging when you travel with kids,especially the toddlers,but its all possible. I’m so glad I have found your Blog, its very relatable to me.Thank you likewise for taking time to visit my page.Looking forward to getting to know more of your escapades through your posts.:)

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      May 11, 2016

      You just have to go for it don’t you? It’s not like you’ll get a long lie on holiday like the old days but I enjoy seeing the kids try new things.

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    November 1, 2017

    Wish you Good-luck in all the endeavors, a proud fan from India!! 🙂

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      November 1, 2017

      Thanks again.

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