Alba Hostel Glasgow

6 Fifth Avenue, Glasgow, Scotland, G120AT, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Glasgow & Edinburgh, Scotland!

A travel blog entry by colerumbough on Jul 08, 2014


... They have a share in the huge pool of tax income coming in from England and wealthy business people in London and the economy is very good because of those resources. 70% of Scotland’s exports are with the rest of the UK so their economy is too dependent on England.

The people who are for independence from the UK are mostly the Green party, and Scottish Nationalists (there are a lot of different political parties in Scotland and ...

Flower of Scotland

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999 on Apr 08, 2014

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... the Atelier Publique. An entire floor of the museum was set aside for members of the public to make their own art, with supplies that the museum provides. This is an absolutely brilliant idea. Modern art is supposed to be about democratizing the art world, and taking it out of the hands of the bourgeoisie who dominated it for so long. Yet in many ways modern art remains an elitist undertaking. By placing art made by the public in the gallery, the museum truly opened up the art world to ...

"I love your accent" or What I Did Over Break Pt 2

A travel blog entry by zo_zo on Oct 22, 2013

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... despondent over the fact that we don't have them in the U.S.. Everything is cheap, and you can find very cool things there, and the store is ENDLESS. I could probably spend a week in there. For those who aren't really looking to add new pieces to their wardrobe, there are also funny gift items, and gigantic adult-sized animal pajama onesies. It is possible to buy a suit that transforms you into a plush kangaroo, complete with pouch. I don't think anybody can ...

Our last weekend

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Sep 28, 2013

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... of them) and a case of ghastly pickled "monstrosities" such as two-headed sheep and the like. But then there was the rest of his collection, for he was the archetypical Victorian gentleman scientist, with a curiosity about everything and an income to satisfy it: cabinets of Micronesian artefacts, and Roman coins, and fossils, and mineral samples....

I don't know whether it was started by him or later acquisitions, but a large part of the museum was taken up by a ...

Hop on Hop off Tour

A travel blog entry by shari2285 on Aug 26, 2013

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Today we headed out to complete our hop on hop off tour. We visited the museum that was awarded best museum in Europe. The maritime and transport museum, check out the photos there are some amazing looking vehicles and transport apparatuses. Check the photos out, anyway, there were some stops we tried to get off at but the bus driver drove past so we missed out. Not to worry, the last stop we wanted to get off was at Ashton Lane and they again drove past but low and ...

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This hostel, located in the Jordanhill area of Glasgow, is near Buchanan Street, House for an Art Lover, City Hall, and Victoria Park and Fossil Grove.
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