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  1. River Clyde, Glasgow (c) Robin McKelvie

    A Weekend of Old and New in Glasgow

    I may live in Edinburgh, but I’m not one of those east coasters who bashes Glasgow. Quite the opposite – I rate Glasgow as one of Europe’s best city break destinations. Join me now as I return to Scotland’s largest city and find it adding new attractions to bolster its impressive old favourites. Glasgow Green Base My base was perfect for…

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  2. © TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships 2017

    TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships – Ticket Giveaway

    This competition has now closed. Please keep an eye on our website for future competitions. One of the world’s most prestigious sporting events – The TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships – is heading to Glasgow. Enter our great competition for a chance to WIN a family ticket to the Finals and a shirt signed by Scottish badminton star Kirsty Gilmour. On…

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  3. River Clyde, Glasgow © Robin McKelvie

    Glasgow and Loch Lomond – Best of Both Worlds

    Fancy a weekend away enjoying the thrilling delights of one of Scotland’s seven cities? Or would you prefer a relaxing break by one of Scotland’s glorious lochs, and getting more back to nature? Thankfully you can do both if you visit Glasgow and Loch Lomond, as I discovered recently when I took my young family west for the weekend. Glasgow’s…

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  4. 7 Things Every First Timer Must Do in Glasgow

    I’ve been to over 400 cities around the world and Glasgow remains one of my favourites. Join me as I share 7 quintessentially Glasgow things you have to do. I’ve given some of them a wee modern edge or made them quirkier, so even if it’s not your first visit you can savour them too. Slainte! 1. Take in the Georgian…

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  5. Food Makes Glasgow

    While Edinburgh flies high in gastronomic circles with its quintet of Michelin star restaurants, some people still hold on to unfair images about Glasgow’s restaurant scene. I headed back to Glasgow to set the record straight, discovering some excellent new restaurants and re-visiting some old favourites in a city that, for me, offers superb and excellent value dining. New Kids…

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  6. Glasgow 2014 Highlights

    As Glasgow 2014 draws to a close with Hampden Park hosting the closing ceremony, we can look back at the games and realise there has been so many amazing things happening in Glasgow and so many amazing achievements from all of the athletes. Team Scotland has brought pride to Glasgow with their best ever medal haul,  with 19 gold medals and…

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  7. Glasgow in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Whether you are in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games or just visiting for a couple of days, there is so much to do and so much to see. So we made you this handy little infographic to show you the best places to eat, shop and stay in Glasgow. Enjoy! *If the infographic doesn’t show up straight away, quickly refresh…

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  8. Top sporting events at Glasgow 2014

    As the Commonwealth games arrive in Glasgow for the first time, 14 venues all over Glasgow take to hosting 17 of the greatest sports and play host to the worlds best athletes. Between the 10 core sports and the 7 selected sports, there is a great deal going on over the 2 weeks so we took a look at the…

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  9. Top 10 Summer Days Out

    We are in the middle of #ScotSummer week on Facebook and Twitter and many of you have been sharing your favourite things to do in Scotland when the sun comes out and the schools end. Here are our top 10 favourite summer days out for you to enjoy this summer.   1. Edinburgh’s Green Lung – Holyrood Park is Edinburgh’s…

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  10. Glasgow West End Festival

    With over 100 different organisations and groups bringing a diverse mixture of activities and projects, The West End Festival is easily one one of Glasgow’s largest cultural events. The West End Festival captures the heart and spirit of Glasgow every June and this year is no different as it celebrates it’s 19th year this summer! The festival kicked off last…

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  11. Staring out from Riverside Museum © Robin McKelvie

    Finnieston – Glasgow’s Finnieston Reinvented and Site of the New SSE Hydro

    I love Glasgow and I’m always looking for great places to eat, drink and shop here. For years I have been a Byres Road devotee, but recently I’d started to hear good things about near neighbour Finnieston so I headed to check out an area that Glaswegian friends said is starting to change rapidly as the massive new SSE Hydro…

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