Category: Scottish Cities

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Paisley’s Bid for the 2021 UK City of Culture

Reasons to Visit Paisley I have to hold my hands up here. As a traveller, I’ve never given Paisley the time it deserves. I based my opinion on childhood memories of an under-loved commuter town on the outskirts of Glasgow. Bad travel blogger.

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Taking a Day Trip to Perth – Scotland’s former capital

A Perth Day Trip With the smell of the Highlands in the air, today I’m adding to my recent journeys around Perthshire with a long-overdue Perth day trip. Although a city (re-instated to this official status in 2012), Perth is amongst the most relaxed and calm hubs in the country.

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Scotland Photo Blog

Scotland Photo Blog Summing up Scotland in 20 photos you say. Nae bother.

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A self-catering weekend in Edinburgh

A Weekend in Edinburgh and a stay at Fountain Court Apartments Anyone who has visited Edinburgh will be well aware that it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Chances are you’ll find yourself falling under its spell without even knowing it. That moment when you realise that you’ve spent half a

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Scotland travel tips

Food, Drink, Weather and more. Here’s my Top Scotland Travel Tips Scotland is a complicated little place. Legendary for all sorts of reasons, we have plenty to offer any visitor but no shortage of potential traps for the unsuspecting newcomer. Covering the basics of what any visitor needs to know here are my Scotland travel

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6 Free Things to do in Edinburgh

Edinburgh on a Budget – Finding Value in the Capital Perhaps you’re a student. Perhaps you’ve a frugal disposition. Perhaps you’re just skint. Edinburgh does not need to be prohibitive for those that aren’t crazy with the idea of spending big.

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Top things to do in Cultural Glasgow

Cultural Glasgow: 6 Free Museums for the Culture Vulture When it comes to talking up Glasgow – which I am prone to – the plethora of brilliant museums continuously serves me with inexhaustible ammunition. As the former second city of the Empire, a powerful trading and manufacturing hub and with an influential and fascinating history,

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Glasgow at its best – the fabulous curries of Mother India

Best Curry Restaurants in Glasgow – Mother India You know that moment when you walk in on a great meal? When your senses go berserk all at once and what’s on the menu has just become the single most important thing in your life? In my case, there’s a more than reasonable chance that that

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Things to do Around Edinburgh – Top Day Trip Ideas

Things to do around Edinburgh

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Melville Castle Review

Melville Castle Review – luxury within minutes of Edinburgh

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Coming to Glasgow? – 5 Things you have to do in the City

Glasgow Travel Blog I love talking about my home city and the chance to put together a Glasgow travel blog of my top hits is always welcome. So take it from a local, don’t leave town without……

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How to make the perfect Punjabi curry

A curry masterclass with Scotia Spice

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Exploring Glen Clova and Corrie Fee in the Angus Glens

The Angus Glens – A spectacular outdoor day trip from Dundee

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What I Love Most About Glasgow’s West End

Living in the west end of Glasgow

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A trip to Murrayfield Stadium

#blogmanay concludes with a trip to the home of Scottish rugby

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The Hogmanay experience

The Edinburgh Blogmanay experience – the ultimate New Year party

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Is Stirling Castle the best in Scotland?

Stirling Castle’s history and why it’s one of Scotland’s best

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A visit to one of Scotland’s top art displays

Glasgow’s Burrell Collection Blog

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The Scottish Highland Games experience

A day out at the Stirling Highland Games

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Great Scottish Drives: Aberdeen to Elgin

The Glorious Journey from Aberdeen to Elgin

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The David Livingstone Centre and Bothwell Castle

Things to do near Glasgow

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My top 10 reasons to love Scotland

The Best of Scotland

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A day out at one of Scotland’s top tourist attractions

Edinburgh Castle blog

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Glasgow’s best restaurants: Where to eat in Glasgow

Top restaurants in Glasgow: The best food in the city

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Edinburgh Hogmanay: A very special New Year celebration

Edinburgh Hogmanay: Scotland’s big night of the year

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Scottish stereotypes and idiosyncrasies

Some of the things to know about Scottish stereotypes

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Does Glasgow have some of Europe’s best architecture?

Glasgow Architecture blog: Giving the city its identity

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Why Dunfermline’s Abbey and Palace are well worth a visit

Dunfermline Abbey

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Stirling highlights: Should Stirling be on every Scotland itinerary?

Stirling Highlights blog

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The best of Scotland’s wonderful capital city

The highlights of Edinburgh blog

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Golf, history and a beach: Why we love St Andrews

Things to do in St Andrews

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Why Glasgow is fast becoming one of Europe’s top cities

Travel to Glasgow

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