Glasgow

Activities

August 11, 2017

Art, Architecture, and Glasgow: Mackintosh, Scotland with Style

    Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Is his name is familiar?  Mackintosh, who lived in the late nineteenth through to early twentieth century, was an architect, artist, and designer. During his life, his...

Art, Architecture, and Glasgow: Mackintosh, Scotland with Style

    Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Is his name is familiar?  Mackintosh, who lived in the late nineteenth through to early twentieth century, was an architect, artist, and designer. During his life, his work went in and out of favor. Ne ...

Food Finds: Deesserts in Glasgow

Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow is a major shopping street. A pedestrian area near the city center buzzes with stores, including fashion boutiques and pound stores, as well as eating places from Burger King to Masala Twist. Further west as auto traffic is al ...

Highland Pipes and History in the Heart of Glasgow

    Bagpipes: the sound and the symbol of this instrument are what people across the world think of when they think of Scotland. The pipes are very real instruments, turning up in historical records in Scotland at least as far back as the 1 ...

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) Royal Exchange Square Glasgow The building is centuries old, dating back to the eighteenth century when it was an elegant home for a Glasgow merchant who made his fortune in tobacco trade and made a home for his family i ...

Glasgow Foodie Finds: Cafe Source

    Cafe Source is a bit of a hidden gem in the Glasgow restaurant scene -- it’s located in the basement of Saint Andrew’s in the Square, just east of Merchant City. Saint Andrew’s in the Square was built as a house of worship in the eig ...

Pubs of Edinburgh and Glasgow

    Do you love pubs? The colorful exteriors, exteriors, and characters? A place to relax? Look no further...a new publication from Historic Scotland highlights the broad variety of listed pubs in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Pubs of Edinburgh and Gl ...

Scottish Citylink Explorer Pass

    There are a number of companies which offer tours of Scotland, focusing on history, whisky,  golf, Scotland in a day, and all manner of other things. All good and well, and worth looking into, especially of you’re new to travelin ...

City Halls, Glasgow

    Writer Charles Dickens, statesman Benjamin Disraeli, comedian Billy Connolly, explorer David Livingstone, fiddle player Mairéad Ni Mhaonaigh, singer Julie Fowlis, singer Kathy Mattea, and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: a varied ...

Free things to do in Glasgow

Glasgow is the second largest city in Scotland, and is chock full of great things to see, do, hear, and eat. And, there is plenty that you can do that are no cost - which is a helpful respite on your budget - and by saving money, you'll be able to experien ...

Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival

You are able to hear the skirl of bagpipes every day of the year somewhere in Scotland. In early August, though, Glasgow becomes a focus of pipers the world over as the Piping Live! Festival takes place, with competitions, concerts, talks, pipers shar ...