Travel Blogs from Glasgow
... to Georges Square, the first departure point. The walk was about 1 km from where I was staying and I did the "Spot the Tourist" thing with my camera along the walk. Just some awesome skylines of buildings and awesome views. After a bit and 167 photos thought I'd better pull my head in or I would use up all the memory in my camera before I even got on the bus!
... again) in the country's capital of Reykjavik.
After checking in, we ventured into the main streets of Reykjavik and take in the local sites and watch in amazement at the number of people and general hustle and bustle. It is a Friday afternoon, the weather is pleasant (about 13 degrees celsius). There are people everywhere outside hotels, sucking on beers and wines; not really what we expected in Iceland.
We again are buggered and head back ...
... watered by the local canine population - providing for some interesting contrast. Resisting the temptation to sit down and write dark and angsty poetry, I made my way to the Glasgow Cathedral, arriving just as it opened at 9:30am. Since I was the first tourist to slip in, I had the weird sensation of being alone in a giant cathedral: much creepier than it sounds. The Cathedral is built on the burial ground of St. Mungo. Those of you that, like me, thought that St. Mungo's was a name made ...
... joined the conversation, now mostly about photography as she had just acquired a DSLR after years of point-and-shoot, and of course wanted to show us some (very good) photos of Iona.... We are constantly amazed and delighted by the way in which Scots of all ages so readily and easily and pleasantly converse with strangers anywhere and everywhere. It's such a joy, perhaps especially when you are far from your own family and friends.
It was a misty morning, so thick as ...
... to talk in the beginning because I told him how sketchy the turbulence was touching down and I was nervous we would have it going up. So thats how the conversation started. Then we talked quite a bit throughout the flight about his culture. He was already engaged to be married. He had been engaged for a while. Their culture is so different from us. He was talking about how loyal he is to his girlfriend, and how their marriage will ...
Other places to stay in Glasgow
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- Great Value and Location
- Fantastic Location
- Very Poor
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $135
- Needs refurbishing
- A relief
- Fantastic Stay at the Glasgow Marriott
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $135
- Rude service - if any
- Crisps and tissues under the bed and chairs
- Perfect weekend!
Abbotsinch Paisley, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- Won't stay here again
- Excellent airport location
- Dreadful airport hotel
Cowcaddens, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $133
- Fantastic Time
- Fantastic stay
- Great Hotel, Rooms are a Normal Size, Good Rates
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Fresh Modern Hotel
- Wonderful hotel in the heart of glasgow
- SAS - Such A Shame
City Centre, Glasgow | 5 star hotelfrom $170
- The best hotel in Scotland
- Hair Today
- Entrance Anyone?
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Loved Glasgow
- Just as good 2nd time around
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Have to agree...where are the four stars....???
- Where are your four stars???
- Very good
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Good Central Hotel
- Just book it!
- Decent hotel on the edge of downtown
Kelvingrove, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Disappointed -- did the people stay different place ?
- Could'nt be more helpful
- Tip top!
Cowcaddens, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $116
- Aircon - What a racket - and not even the Hotels!
- Do not use the website to book
- Good for the money
Anderston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Jordanhill, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- Unfair reviews
- A real case of inner beauty!
- Nice rooms but...
Cowcaddens, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $128
- What a disppointment!
- Great all round hotel
Maxwell Park, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $74
- Try this!
- Modern and clean
Kingston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $77
- Good Service, Hotel Bit Past Its Best Though
- Don't go!
- Slightly aging.....
Merchant City, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- Nothing wrong bar the price
- Great location
- Could not get away fast enough
Hutchesontown, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Average hotel, average quality
- Not bad for the money
- Good Value
Merchant City, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- An excellent choice
- Nice facility but lots of street noise
City Centre, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Total let down
- Pay the extra money and go to a nice hotel!
- Dont stay here!!
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $110
- Not That Bad
- Unfortunetly all reviews are correct
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Some things to improve upon
- Not bad but could be better
Anderston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- About the Corus, I join the chorus
- Clean & comfortable, near train station
- Loved the room,and check in Staff
Anderston, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $76
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $157
- Chilled Out
- Looking Dated