Green Badge

Qualified to Guide:

Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness

Languages:

English, Russian

Driver Guide:

Yes

About Me

Guiding is my main and only job for last 10 years. But apart of that I’m a travel writer and in Russia you can find my two guide books about Scotland “ Travel with Dmitry Krylov” (though you will be lucky to find a copy, because it was published in 2009 and completely sold out) and “Red guide. Scotland” published in 2014. You can also have a look at my blog,  Scottish non-fairy tales . http://balerno.livejournal.com
My professional passion is “Hidden places of Scotland”. I can show you beautiful natural spots, little attractions, amazing secret restaurants and unusual activities.  I don’t think that my tourists have to know every date of old king’s lives, amount of stones in castles and remember every architect’s name.    I believe that the real test of Scotland live off the bitten truck. Come and see the real country with real people with their picturesque stories. I also a great fun of folk music and old music instruments, so if you look for music events, - come to me. 
I drive my own people carrier, Seat Alhambra (7-seater) professionally equipped with goose neck microphone, two conditioners and inbuilt children seats for young clients.

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Tour Types

  • Driver Guided Tour

Qualifications

Green badge guiding course (2008)

University degrees:
Marketing (Moscow, 2000)
Russian Language and Literature (1993)

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  • VisitScotland is delighted to recognise the Scottish Tourist Guides Association as the professional membership body for fully trained and accredited tourist guides in Scotland. STGA accredited guides are passionate ambassadors for Scotland and in providing our visitors with information and inspiration, help deliver a memorable experience for them.

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