Travel Blogs from Glasgow
Good flight into Glasgow. Flew over Newcastle. Small wait at Border Control. Nervous moments waiting to see if our luggage flew with us. Out to arrivals where Natalie was waiting to drive us to the Jury's Inn. Nice room. Went for a wander before returning to the bar & having a Murphy's Stout or two. I think I was in bed & asleep not long after 8.30pm local time. Shirls body clock decided to wake her at 3.00am! Thank goodness for the eye mask I got on ...
The nearly 14 hour flight from Melbourne to Dubai in 'cattle class' was arduous to say the least. We arrived with little feeling in our rear ends and eyes red and sore from lack of sleep. Economy accommodation on an international flight has no more leg room than seating on a domestic flight. Picture that for a moment and consider the amount of hours in the air.
Add another 7 hour ...
... quick meeting... but I feel like I would like to visit Glasgow again, simply to get a better feel for the place. The team have promised to take us out on the town next time, so I look forward to spending a bit more time with Edinburgh's more, shall we say, interesting sister town. I of course, forgot to take any photos but do have a lovely pic of stormy clouds on our landing pack in Southampton.
... bags checked so that created some extra stress! The line was huge
and we had to get rushed to the front with some other passengers.
Just had enough time to file my tax refund and get through customs
and security before the plane started boarding. Made it by the skin
of our teeth!!! Got into Manchester and had some dramas getting the
car rental. Eventually we were upgraded to a sweet Volvo station
wagon for ...
... you get a wee wee pillow and sheets which is pretty nice and got to sleep pretty quickly as we were super pooped from all the travels. However, this sleep was not as solid as we had hoped. Though equipped with state of the art ear plugs, they were not enough for the dying man on the opposite bunk. You know sometimes with snoring there’s a kind of rhythm and you can cope with it... well this was pure chaos. Like snores and gargles and splutters and coughs and I ...
Other places to stay in Glasgow
West End, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $87
East Kilbride Road, Glasgow | Hotelfrom $99
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Victoria Park, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Neilston Road, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $116
80 Busby Road, Glasgow | Hotelfrom $180
Shettleston, Glasgow | Hotelfrom $65