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Aberdeen: Make Like a Royal

by AnnaMillar April 2013 - last edited April 2013

Balmoral Castle

Whether it’s Disney Pixar’s flame-haired princess in Brave or the mystical adventures in Neil Gaiman’s fantasy romp Stardust, the Scottish Highlands’ majestic landscapes and royal roots have inspired many a silver screen swash-buckler. Off screen, the reality is no less colourful for the visitor in search of some regal flavour. 

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Culinary Genius: Aberdeen's Organic Offerings

by Community Manager March 2013 - last edited March 2013

Culinary Genius Aberdeen | Moonfish Cafe Goats cheeseWith its bustling harbour and busy port, Aberdeen is a prime spot for fish lovers looking for daily catch from the North Sea and first class shellfish from Scotland’s surrounding islands.

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Active Aberdeen: A Surfer's Paradise

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited March 2013

Active Aberdeen: A Surfer's ParadiseGranted, Scotland’s nefarious (read: oft chilly) climate doesn’t make it the most obvious shout for surf lovers. But Aberdeen – and the Northeast generally – is a top spot for those hoping to catch a few waves, whatever the season, with some beautiful beaches and a vast coastline to choose from. 

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Tips from 35,000 Feet: Aberdeen

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited March 2013

Tips from 35,000 Feet: Aberdeen

We think there’s something special about the Aberdeen skyline as you come into land. The Granite City nickname conjures up images of dark grey buildings and sullen faces, but Scotland’s third largest city is far from it, offering us loads of possibilities, whether we fancy some drinks and food in the city centre or a walk along the beach front past Codona’s Amusement Park, Scotland’s largest permanent fun fair.

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Insider Interview Aberdeen: Ben Torrie

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited March 2013

Insider Interview Aberdeen: Ben TorrieBen Torrie is Head of Programming for the Lemon Tree, His Majesty’s Theatre and the Music Hall, in Aberdeen. Working at the heart of the arts scene in the city, he’s programmed an array of music, theatre, dance, music and comedy for the venues, including Emile Sande, Scottish Ballet, Sarah Millican and John Bishop. We chatted with him about his city highlights.  

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Aberdeen on Film

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited March 2013

Our Inspiring Videos of Aberdeen

Aberdeen might not spring lightly to mind as the most photogenic city on earth, but we’ve found it a surprisingly exciting place to be. We’ve rounded up a few videos that prove just that, so check out these, some of our favourite Aberdeen videos.

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