Scotland For Dummies

Scotland For Dummies

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From the Highlands and the Lowlands to Glasgow, the annual Edinburgh Festival, and the Loch Ness monster, Scotland offers plenty to do and see. If you want to see it all with or without the kilt Scotland For Dummies, Third Edition, covers it all, including: - Four fun-filled itineraries for your perfect trip - Five day-trips to the country from Edinburgh and Glasgow - The best Scottish golf courses - Great Scottish pubs - A guide to the Hebrides, and the Shetland and Orkney Islands Like every For Dummies travel guide, Scotland For Dummies, Third Edition includes: - Down-to-earth trip-planning advice - What you shouldn't miss and what you can skip - The best hotels and restaurants for every budget - Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages
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  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 136 x 216 x 28mm | 480.82g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0764578626
  • 9780764578625

Table of contents

Introduction; Part I: Introducing Scotland; Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Scotland; Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Scotland; Chapter 3: Deciding Where and When to Go; Chapter 4: Following an Itinerary: Five Great Options; Part II: Planning Your Trip to Scotland; Chapter 5: Managing Your Money; Chapter 6: Getting to Scotland; Chapter 7: Getting Around Scotland; Chapter 8: Booking Your Accommodations; Chapter 9: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests; Chapter 10: Taking Care of the Remaining Details; Part III: Edinburgh and Glasgow; Chapter 11: Edinburgh; Chapter 12: Glasgow; Chapter 13: Going Beyond Edinburgh and Glasgow: Daytrips; Part IV: The Major Regions; Chapter 14: Southern Scotland; Chapter 15: Ayrshire and Argyll; Chapter 16: Fife and the Trossachs; Chapter 17: Tayside and the Northeast; Chapter 18: The Highlands; Chapter 19: Hebridean Islands; Chapter 20: Orkney and Shetland Islands; Part V: The Part of Tens; Chapter 21: Ten Outstanding Golf Courses; Chapter 22: Ten Can't-Miss Castles and Historic Sites; Chapter 23: Ten Distinctive Distilleries; Chapter 24: Ten Stunning Natural Attractions; Appendix: Quick Concierge; Index
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About Barry Shelby

Barry Shelby was born in 1960 in Berkeley, California, where he later attended the University of California. He received a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University in Illinois in 1984, after which he was an editor at World Press Review magazine in Manhattan. He moved to Scotland in 1997, where he has worked as a caretaker for a small and privately owned castle on the Clyde Coast, as a "temp" with the privatized national railway company, and as a food and drink writer and editor for newspapers and magazines, including the Guardian, Glasgow Herald, and The List. He is married to a Scot and lives in Glasgow.
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