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Old 28-10-2017, 06:24 AM
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I've actually never been to Scotland before.But i think it's about high time i visit Glasgow or Edinburgh.What are peoples experiences of both cities?My impression i guess would be that Glasgow would be a bit rougher and gritty, compared to the more scenic Edinburgh.Maybe im being harsh, but i do find Glasgows reputation to be a bit off putting.Im just wondering which city i should use as my base for touring Scotland?My gut instinct tells me to go with Edinburgh.
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Old 29-10-2017, 05:01 PM
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Very rough shorthand -
Glasgow = Belfast
Edinburgh = Dublin
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Old 29-10-2017, 07:58 PM
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Very rough shorthand -
Glasgow = Belfast
Edinburgh = Dublin
So basically Edinburgh is not as tense sectarian or divided as Glasgow.
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Old 02-11-2017, 11:53 AM
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Well, if you attended a Hibs/Hearts game there would be quite a lot of sectarian division!
I think that as they are capital cities there are more "sights" to see in both Edinburgh and Dublin than in Glasgow and Belfast.
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:44 PM
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Well, if you attended a Hibs/Hearts game there would be quite a lot of sectarian division!
I think that as they are capital cities there are more "sights" to see in both Edinburgh and Dublin than in Glasgow and Belfast.
Dublin is the capital of an independent sovereign nation.

Edinburgh is the administrative capital for a region of the UK.

(If in doubt ask yourself the following question: Where are the offices of the departments of defence and foreign affairs in Edinburgh?)
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Old 07-11-2017, 10:28 AM
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Glasgow = Belfast
Edinburgh = slightly bigger Cork is the general gist of it


Edinburgh is a cracking city, Xmas Markets are opening in 2/3 weeks too. You'd probably need 2 days here I'd say.
I'm not a huge fan of Glasgow but its busier than Edinburgh which means it will have more on, the West End is a nice area, the rest is a bit of a dump.

I only drive that way to catch the ferry home these days.


Joking aside though try and get up to the Highlands too, or Loch Lomond at the very least. Different world entirely up there.
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Just did new years eve in Edinburgh. Leaves most cities for dead. Beautiful and great fun.
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Old 03-01-2018, 03:37 PM
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Just did new years eve in Edinburgh. Leaves most cities for dead. Beautiful and great fun.
Did you go to the Street Party or just stay off Princes St?
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Old 15-01-2018, 12:58 AM
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Did you go to the Street Party or just stay off Princes St?
Stayed off princess street which was ok. Street party looked great but wasn't prepared to que for tickets. Great fireworks and atmosphere. Would recommend.
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Old 06-01-2018, 08:17 PM
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Just did new years eve in Edinburgh. Leaves most cities for dead. Beautiful and great fun.
One of my favourite places ever.
Saw Biffy Clyro in the gardens on New Years a few years ago.
Freezing but great.
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