Glasgow; Doing Scotland in Style

It is already becoming a year of revisiting cities that didn’t endear themselves first time around including Liverpool, Paris and now Glasgow. The first two were refreshing surprises and fortunately so was Scotland’s city of style on the banks of the River Clyde. A packed itinerary had been planned ensuring there wasn’t much time to explore. However travelling through “The …

Media Trip Glasgow: “The Dear Green Place”

It is great to be able to announce that I will be returning to bonny Scotland for the first time for a number of years, I’ve missed this stunning part of the United Kingdom and I am looking forward to working with the Glasgow City Marketing Bureau. The press trip is to promote the Glasgow and Loch Lomond region and I …

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day – Shenanigans & Shamrocks

What is it about St. Patrick’s Day that for at least one day of the year every man/woman and their dog needs to demonstrate their Irishness? It does not matter how tenuous the link to the Emerald Isle or how deeply the green spandex is buried in the drawer it will be dragged out for this one day. Part of …

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What’s so Great about Britain?

“Britain; Overpriced & overrated“ The Lonely Planet’s new guide to Great Britain has just been published and although the author David Else has some good things to say, he is has also been less than complimentary the United Kingdom. Restaurants, accommodation and some tourist attractions of the United Kingdom apparently just do not deliver, “over priced or lacking in quality.” …