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Welcome to bonny Scotland! Such a pretty country with lots to see and do!

Main cities

  • Edinburgh, the capital and a UNESCO recognised city, the City of Literature, also known as the Scottish Storytelling centre
  • Glasgow, also a UNESCO recognised city and is the City of Music
  • Dundee, the third UNESCO recognised city and known as the City of Design
  • Aberdeen, the granite city
  • Inverness, the gateway city to the beautiful Scottish highlands
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Transport

Travelling up to Scotland is very easy.

  • British Airways has several flights a day to each city apart from Dundee with most flights taking a little over an hour
  • The Caledonian Sleeper Train is another option. This wonderful train offers 4 different types of accommodation (double room, club room, classic room and comfort seats) for the overnight journey from London to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Aberdeen and Fort William. Check the timetable here
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Scottish Sayings and Dictionary

  • Gonnae noโ€™ dae that! โ€“ Donโ€™t do that
  • Pure dead brilliant โ€“ Amazing
  • Yer bumโ€™s oot the windae โ€“ You are lying or exaggerating
  • Am pure done in โ€“ I am pretty tired
  • Am a pure nick โ€“ I am not looking my best
  • Ah umnae โ€“ I am not
  • Ma heidโ€™s mince โ€“ My head is mince, meaning Iโ€™m a bit confused
  • Yer oot yer face! โ€“ Youโ€™re extremely intoxicated from the effects of alcohol
  • Yer aff yer heid โ€“ Youโ€™re off your head โ€“ crazy
  • Tโ€™ Auld Yin โ€“ The old one
  • Aye – Yes
  • Bairn – Child
  • Belter – Really good
  • Blootered – Drunk
  • Bonny – Beautiful
  • Canny – Cannot
  • Clatty – Disgusting
  • Dae – Do
  • Dafty – Stupid/idiot
  • Dinnae – Don’t
  • Hoachin – Busy
  • Ken – Know
  • Scran – Food
  • Wopper – Someone embarrassing
  • Yaldy – Excitement
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C.King

Brit girl on a bummel. A solo female traveller accompanied by her camera, aiming to see as much of the world as possible and sharing what she's learnt along the way!

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