The Insiders' Guide to Scotland

The Insiders' Guide to Scotland

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Scotland's ancient and fascinating history is interspersed with practical information for the Japanese visitor to the country in the only Scottish guidebook in Japanese by professional STGA guides.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 122 x 170 x 16mm | 277g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Japanese
  • First Edition
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.)
  • 1908373113
  • 9781908373113
  • 1,672,789

Review quote

'Japan and Scotland are located on opposite sides of the world, but have many similarities. Both countries have industrial cities and tourist-oriented cities, as well as important cultural heritage including beautiful islands, mountains, rivers, gardens, walking paths, battlefields and castles. This book offers another chance for deepening our friendship and helping Japanese people understand our unique Scottish culture.' From the
foreword by MIKE CANTLAY, Chairman, Visit Scotland

The guide was created to cater for a growing number of younger visitors from Japan who want to discover the Scotland beyond the castles and golf courses. EXPRESS.CO.UK

The list of dos and don'ts represents a cultural minefield for inexperienced travellers, particularly those ignorant of the finer points of Scottish football. It implores readers not to approach "men in green or blue football tops" and to steer clear of council estates. Don't be surprised, it adds, when the first sign of rain does not produce a flurry of umbrella-opening. GUARDIAN
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About Misako Udo

The authors of this book all live in Scotland and are professional tourist guides with the Scottish Tourist Guides Association for many years.
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