Louise Farquhar is a travel writer from Scotland whose mission is to provide genuine advice to the discerning traveller interested in visiting her home country. Her focus on high-end cruising, thrilling expeditions and immersive excursions brings together the exciting industry developments in ocean, river, air and shore-based adventures.
Louise’s experience of travel writing began in the 1990’s when she started reviewing hotels. As her career progressed she worked as part of a small team of experts for leading travel guides. She is a well-known travel journalist and former judge of the Scottish Hotel Awards; her reviews are known to be honest and unbiased. The Scotland Cruise Guide offers a 360 degree view of the Scottish cruise industry, useful for travellers and industry professional alike. She is a great believer in the customer coming first and a passionate supporter of high standards, innovation and value for money.
As a Scottish girl through and through, Louise spent most of her childhood roaming the remote mountains and pristine beaches of her favourite West Coast, fostering a love of nature and the outdoors. After graduating from Glasgow University with a law degree, and then working as a criminal lawyer in Glasgow’s grittier neighbourhoods, she embarked on a series of adventures providing fuel for many stories. She has hiked, biked, skied and ridden her way through some stunning country; all in the name of travel journalism. In addition to her wanderlust nature Louise has an obsession with libraries and coffee. She lives with her family, pets and too many books.