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      Sally Lunns

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:39 AM

      Is this far from the railway station please?

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    • London Reconstructing of Big Ben

      London Nov 27, 2016 at 11:14 PM

      Hi all,
      I will be heading to London for the first time in Feb 2017.
      News had mention that the reconstructing of Big Ben will start in early 2017. The last news available was in April 2017 about the works. I have also read the FAQ at the parliament website but they do not really have an indicative date.
      Read that scaffolding will take 4-6 months to build. Not sure if the view in Feb will be much effected. Saw google images of the tower with scaffolding and it's not a very pretty sight. :(
      Anyone knows of any news of the work schedule or any comments much appreciated.

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      London Gatwick changes

      London Nov 25, 2016 at 10:24 AM

      I have posted this on the TRAVEL ALERTS section here on VT but don't know if there is any other place to post.

      From the 25th January 2017
      These changes take place at London Gatwick
      British Airways will operate from South Terminal
      Easyjet and Virgin will operate from the North Terminal.

      Found this when I tried to book parking at Gatwick's aiport and this warning came up.

      Feel free to move to any appropriate section

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    • Arriving Gatwick South to Bus terminal - how long?

      Gatwick Nov 14, 2016 at 1:48 PM

      Hi,

      Any ideas how long it will take to get from gate on arrival to the bus station at the south terminal? Domestic flight with no checked luggage.

      Could it be done in 25 min?

      Thanks.

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    • TERMINAL TRANSFER

      Heathrow Nov 24, 2016 at 2:05 AM

      I am travelling from Delhi to Terminal2 I have to get my complete luggage and then go to Terminal 3 for check IS this possible or I have to get visa

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      Bus service

      Carlisle Nov 22, 2016 at 12:06 AM

      Is there a bus service from Court Square ( or nearby ) to The Sands Centre ( or near ). I can't seem to find what I'm looking for on the internet

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      New Years Eve

      London Dec 6, 2016 at 3:04 PM

      Hi there, I am travelling to London over the new year with my Girlfriend. We've left it a bit last minute but we're wondering if anyone has any good suggestions on how to spend NYE. Whether that be a dinner and dance, street party, and kind of event really to make it a memorable new year? All suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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    • Transferring from international flight at North Terminal to domestic flight at South Terminal

      Gatwick Nov 14, 2016 at 4:44 PM

      Hello, I am looking at booking a flight from Sydney, Australia to Newquay, Cornwall via Gatwick with 2 children and 3 checked-in bags (the children are 10&13 so can wheel their own luggage).

      I have two connecting flight options with my Emirates flight, which lands at North Terminal at 7.20am:

      1. Flybe from South Terminal at 9.30am
      2. Flybe from South Terminal at 1.35pm.

      Common sense is saying hang around for the 1.35pm flight but that's a long time to sit at Costa, especially after a 23-hour journey & with two tired children ... Do you think (providing the plane lands on time) that I'd have a good chance of making the 9.30am flight or would it be just too much of a rush?

      Thanks in advance

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    • London gatwick layover time

      Gatwick Nov 13, 2016 at 10:06 AM

      Hi,
      I have booked a flight from zurich to london gatwick by easyjet, landing at 11 am at the north terminal. Have an onward journey to dubai by emirates at 1.30 pm from the same terminal. I have luggage to check in and will have to go through border. Will the layover time be sufficient?.Couldnt find any earlier flights to book!!

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    • Leeds, Temple Newsam, where to stay

      Leeds Nov 11, 2016 at 2:55 PM

      I plan to drive from the Scottish Borders, stopping at Hadrian's Wall then to Leeds where I'd spend one night then visit Temple Newsam the following morning.

      Can anyone recommend a pleasant b&b near TN?

      Is Temple Newsam in the city, a suburb or rural area? I'd like to stay in a less populated area.

      I haven't been able to learn much on the net. Is Wakefield convenient to TN?

      Thanks!

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    • Best area to stay

      London Nov 17, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      Which area is the best location and most convenient to stay? Traveling with my husband and 8 year old! Want to be somewhat close to all the sightseeing! TIA!

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      What is the best prepaid sim card for travelers in London and Scotland

      United Kingdom Dec 5, 2016 at 3:32 AM

      I'm going to London and Scotland next week for 2 weeks, and I need the prepaid sim card that supported 3G/4G internet data, actually I need the most for data / internet. Does anyone can help me which one is the best prepaid sim card for internet data with good coverage during my stay in London and Scotland (Edinburgh, Hihgland and Isle of Skye)? Can I get it at the Heathrow airport or any recommended shop that I can buy for that prepaid sim card? Thanks.

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      Best restaurants in Nottingham, near City of Caves

      Nottingham Dec 5, 2016 at 7:18 AM

      Hi!
      I'm planning a trip to Nottingham where I will show my friends the sandstone beauty, the City of Caves. Since we may spend there a lot of time, I need some recommendations on good cafes/restaurants/pubs near this attraction to have a dinner at. Where would you go? =) The cuisine doesn't matter, but the distance does (it should be near the City of Caves). I've found a list of restaurants at alltheviews.com/restaurants-... but still can't decide on a place to visit. Is Ibérico World Tapas really great?

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    • Is this a good place to celebrate birthday in London?

      London Dec 5, 2016 at 4:23 AM

      Hi all,
      I'm new here and I hope you can help me with advice:
      Being studying various restaurant comparing sites (Tripadvisor, Michelin, Alltheviews...), I decided to try out Ye Olde Mitre Yelp and Tripadvisor estimate it pretty high (as I can judge from alltheviews.com/Ye-Olde-Mitr...), but I want a real person opinionб who has been there recently. I forgot to mention the reason - why I'm choosing a place to go out: we want to celebrate my father's bithday and he likes bars a lot. So, we need one with a good atmosphere.

      So, is Ye Olde Mitre a good place to go to for a celebration?

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    • Oyster or contactless

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 10:39 AM

      is there any advantage to buying the oyster cards or is using concatless cards just the same.

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    • Best area to stay

      London Nov 17, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      Which area is the best location and most convenient to stay? Traveling with my husband and 8 year old! Want to be somewhat close to all the sightseeing! TIA!

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      Airside transit or visitor in transit visa or no visa requirement in heathrow airport?

      Heathrow Dec 7, 2016 at 6:31 PM

      Hi everybody, I am Brent, from Vietnam. Now Im living in Hungary and then I have resident permit of an EEA members (as Hungarian resident permit).
      In Jan 2017, my friend (Hungarian) and I (vietnamese, have an EEA resident permit) is going to travel to Vietnam by British Airways, in which we will transit in Heathrow Airport for about 5 hours. We are arriving to heathrow in terminal 3 and then departing in terminal 4. So please help us, in this case, do we need to apply for the airside transit visa or visiting in transit visa?

      1. We have 2 ways ticket (go to vietnam and back to hungary)
      2. We are a Hungarian and Vietnamese (Have hungarian resident permit) and ofc valid passport and vietnamese visa.
      3. British airways has confirmed that our checked bags will be sent directly to the last destination.
      4. We have to change terminal in the Heathrow airport.

      Thanks very much and best regard !!

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    • Best transportation to Stonehenge and Glastonbury Tor

      London Dec 5, 2016 at 9:14 AM

      I will be visiting London for 3 days in March. I would like to take a day to visit Stonehenge and Glastonbury Tor (both in the same day).

      I saw there was a tour offered that included them both, but they are only on Fridays, and unfortunately I will not be there at that time.

      What is the best way to travel from London to these two sites? Rail? Bus? Some other way?

      Thank you for any information.

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      The Royal Crescent

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:12 AM

      Hi is this museum easy to find from the railway station, also how much time does it take to get round?

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    • Family attractions

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 10:43 AM

      I need to keep two young children and 3 young adults entertained.

      I´ve book tussauds and the london eye. We are hoping to go to Winterwonderland and see Buckinhgam palace. Are there any must sees or child freindly activities.

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    • Cheap accommodation near London

      London Nov 24, 2016 at 11:47 AM

      Hello! I'm travelling to London this Saturday, but I don't have a place to stay yet. I will be in London for 1 month and I was wondering if you recommend any location near London where it might be cheaper, or if you know of any Web page in which people offer rooms for short term accommodation. Thank you so much!

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      Narrowboat Holidays on English canals.

      England Dec 5, 2016 at 4:46 PM

      Mrs Flying.Scotland and I are considering a one week canal boat holiday next August / September. We will both be 70, are reasonably fit, and want a trip that goes through small towns and villages with good canalside pubs and nice countryside too. Can anyone suggest what is their favourite canal trips and also any pointers for first time canal boaters. Thanks for any help you can give us. Bruce

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      Weatherspoons

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:43 AM

      Is there one in Bath please?

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    • Luggage storage on departure day .

      London Nov 21, 2016 at 7:50 PM

      The accommodation we have booked dont have luggage storage facilities on our departure day. We check out at 10 and have a train booked for 4. I've checked at the train station and the cost is £87. ( 1 case and 6x Hand luggage) is this my only option? We were hoping to use our last day to visit winter wonderland .

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    • visiting highclere castle from london

      London Nov 18, 2016 at 2:11 PM

      best way to get to HIghclere Castle from London. I was going to take a tour from London but they all include other stops for a full day. I'd just like to go to the castle and gardens. Any thoughts

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    • means of transportation from the airport to the city centre

      by seifeldin2013soliman Online Now Sep 26, 2013 at 3:58 PM

      hellow every body ,can any one tell me how to get to Royal hotell 1-3 Bath st from Aberdeen ABZ airport using a bus rather than ataxi?
      thanks a lot

      2 Answers Jun 6, 2015 at 1:51 AM
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      Where to buy groceries near Alamo Car Rental, 16 Broomhill Road, Aberdeen?

      by KathiK Online Now Jun 12, 2013 at 1:27 PM

      We need to stock up for our road trip!

      5 Answers Jun 15, 2013 at 4:57 PM
    • Urgent accommodation help required

      by celtic10 Online Now Jul 30, 2012 at 3:28 AM

      Hi arriving in Aberdeen sometime later today, sooner than planned. Can anyone advise of accommodation for my husband and myself, reasonably priced and clean, b & b, hotel, gues house, , looking for two nights. Grateful for all all help

      Cheers

      2 Answers Jul 30, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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      WHISKY TRAIL - Hotels

      by DubaiRes Online Now May 2, 2012 at 8:09 AM

      HELP! After telling my son-in-law from Australia that it would be a fun thing to do .... HOTELS FULL! Surely there must be a good recommendation that would host 3 gentlemen for a couple of nights. Any recommendations? URGENTLY NEEDED.
      Thanks

      5 Answers May 2, 2012 at 11:02 PM
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      A week in Aberdeen

      by ChrisB244 Online Now Sep 17, 2011 at 10:59 AM

      Hello, I'll be arriving in late Oct. for 5 days of training. The evenings will be mine and I'd like to sample the dining and nightlife. I'll be staying at the Holiday Inn. Does anyone have any suggestions for where I should dine and drink while I visit?

    • accommodation

      by celtic10 Online Now Jul 12, 2011 at 9:54 PM

      Hi

      I will be having a one night stopover with my sister in Aberdeen, can anyone recommend good clean budged accommodation.
      Cheers

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      Herring holiday

      by nuppe Online Now Jun 19, 2009 at 1:17 AM

      I plan some kind of a herring pilgrimage; searching for herring towns, museums or centers with information of the herring part of maritime heritage - and even places to eat herring in a traditional way. I think I prefere the East Coast, but not necessarily. Could you help me with one to three suggestions of destinations?

      19 Answers Nov 11, 2009 at 10:59 AM
    • Where is Alford?

      by bobbialf Online Now Jun 7, 2009 at 6:25 AM

      Hello! My husband and I are visiting Aberdeen in about two weeks. We noticed there's a town called "Alford" which is my husband's surname. We wanted to visit, perhaps hire a car and drive there, but wanted to check to see if it was worth spending part of the two days we'll be there. Thanks very much for your help.

      5 Answers Jul 29, 2010 at 3:10 AM
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      asian shops/grocers

      by ketch1973 Online Now Jun 3, 2008 at 11:27 AM

      hi everyone,

      i am moving to aberdeen shortly from sydney and have devloped a real taste for asian food since living there. i dont mean the usual indian or westernised chinese restraunt fare but the more authentic styles. can anyone tell me if there are anywhere like that in aberdeen??
      i have found the yatai japanese restraunts webpage which looks good. i have also been told about a chinese supermarket called "campbells" in torry. does anyone know if that is still there and if so is it any good? do they have fresh chinese produce there or is it mostly all the dried foods?
      i am also intersested in any thai or malaysian market stalls or small shops that may be around the city.

      any help is greatly appreciated.
      regards,
      mike.

      3 Answers Jul 10, 2008 at 8:39 AM
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      any ideas?

      by iaint Online Now May 21, 2008 at 11:32 AM

      I may have an overnight trip to Aberdeen next weekend. I've stayed in 4 hotels there over the last 5-6 years (Hilton, Holiday Inn Express, Premier Inn & Patio), and wouldn't rush back to any of them. Probably fine if you've just had 3 weeks on an oil rig, but thats as far as it goes.

      I've looked at a few websites, and can't find anything appealing except maybe the Marriott in Dyce. Any ideas anyone?

      I hate "traditional" Scottish places, I'm OK with chains (budget or not) and B&Bs. Like boutique places too.

      So long as its clean, quiet, welcoming and non smoking, I'm flexible on price (on my last trip to the NE I paid £27 bed & breakfast in the local British Legion Club and it was fine; in Brussels last week I paid a good bit more for Le Meridien).

      5 Answers Feb 22, 2010 at 5:34 AM
    • on ground travel in Aberdeenshire?

      by derigby Online Now May 1, 2008 at 6:11 PM

      I'm going to travel around the Castle Trail in August from St. Andrews, to Aberdeen, to Elgin or Huntly, to Inverness. What is the best way to get around? Do the buses take people on the castle trail route? Are there trains to and from these cities?

      3 Answers May 2, 2008 at 10:39 AM
    • Aberdeen for the summer

      by jaydigity Online Now Jan 18, 2008 at 4:02 AM

      Myself and a couple of friends are thinking of working for the summer in Britain. There're a few cities we are considering going to and to help us narrow our (very long) list I was just wondering if anyone would like to offer some input as to whether or not Liverpool would be a good choice for the summer.
      We'd be looking for somewhere where
      - Job availibility won't be a problem
      - A decent nightlife for 20 year olds
      - Cheap cost of living, or at least, not expensive
      - There's a nice amount of touristy things to do.

      Really, REALLY appreciate feedback!

      3 Answers Jan 24, 2008 at 8:46 AM
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      help needed:hotel travel lodge is it too bad?

      by norvegiasara Online Now Feb 21, 2007 at 5:18 AM

      HI!!
      i've seen some tips about travel lodge aberdeen central and all are terrible !
      did somebody stay there and could tell me how it is really?
      please help me!!!
      sara

      5 Answers Mar 18, 2008 at 1:31 PM
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      1 night stay in aberdeen

      by norvegiasara Online Now Feb 7, 2007 at 4:09 AM

      HI!
      i'll be in aberdeen in travel lodge hotel central.
      i would like to know if it's a good accomodation and central one!
      i also need to know if the hotel is close to the harbour and if it's easy to reach!
      thank you.
      sara

      1 Answer Feb 7, 2007 at 6:37 AM
    • Cheaper cashmere in Aberdeen area

      by alexhartley33 Online Now Dec 3, 2006 at 1:59 PM

      Hello,

      This is a cheap question but I am holding out some hope there may be someone out there who can help. I was wondering, as so many lovely cashmere products get made in Scotland, is there anyway of buying them cheaper locally in the Aberdeen area rather than paying loads and loads but just loads instead so while I am visiting I can get my sister, who loves quality cashmere, (who doesn't work for a charity!) a christmas present I can near enough afford.

      Any help/tips/advice much apreciated!

      Thanks
      Alex

    • aberdeen at New Year?!?

      by giggler Online Now Nov 30, 2006 at 7:08 AM

      can anyone tell me what aberdeen is like for new year celebrations....do they have any special events organised?

      2 Answers Dec 28, 2006 at 2:27 PM
    • Brig Inn Hotel

      by macaphee Online Now Oct 17, 2006 at 11:59 AM

      Please could you tell me if The Brig Inn Hotel, Ellon Rd, Bridge of Don is any good? Also does anyone know what facilities the rooms and hotel have?

      Thanks

      1 Answer Nov 25, 2006 at 2:41 AM
    • living in aberdeen

      by pierrenickie Online Now Oct 15, 2006 at 10:53 PM

      Hi guyz!

      my friend and i plan to pursue our study at Aberdeen University.
      My friend will be doing his phd in march 2007 and i'll be doing my Msc in late 2007...

      If anyone can share their views on how is life in aberdeen (i.e. cost of living) and how to travel to aberdeen from london?

      Thanks!

      3 Answers Dec 9, 2006 at 7:41 AM
    • thinking about moving to Aberdeen and working in Oil and Gas

      by CanadianJay Online Now Aug 29, 2006 at 9:13 AM

      I have a ton of questions. I am currently living and working in Calgary, Alberta Canada, but I've always wanted to live overseas. What is a decent Salary in Euros there? Where do people typically live, and is it expensive to live in Aberdeen relative to other cities (if you can compare to Cdn cities that would be great, but don't worry about it if you aren't sure).

      I am an oil and gas accountant with 3 yrs experience, what is the job market like there, and do I need to have an offer of employment before I move. How difficult is it to get a work permit/visa?

      Is there anything else that you think I should know before I start preparing to do this?

      I really appreciate any advice you can give me,

      Jay

      3 Answers Jan 22, 2008 at 8:31 AM
    • The Nargile

      by Adrienne13 Online Now Aug 10, 2006 at 7:53 AM

      I am thinking of going to The Nargile restaurant for a meal this weekend, however i am a vegetarian and wondered if they have a good vegetarian menu?

    • What building is this???

      by cslogg Online Now Jul 20, 2006 at 6:01 AM

      I was in Aberdeen last week and walked past a disused factory on my way from Jamaica Steet to the City Centre.The factory ( I assume it was a factory) in question had two very tall towers in its grounds,one was a good bit taller then the other.They were round and had a platform and windows around the top.
      Has anyone any info on what these towers were for?

      Thanks
      cslogg

      2 Answers Aug 20, 2006 at 7:19 AM
    • Moving to Aberdeen 2006

      by waltham Online Now Jun 29, 2006 at 7:50 AM

      My family and I are moving with my husband's job to Aberdeen in summer 2006. I wondered if anyone out there could recommend a good butchers and whether the fish market at Aberdeen harbour I have heard about is open to the general public or just trade, and whether anyone knows of any other good food shops in the area.

      Many thanks

      1 Answer Jun 30, 2006 at 2:45 AM
    • Fresh grad moving to Aberdeen

      by Radionise Online Now Mar 29, 2006 at 5:44 AM

      Hi Everyone.

      I'm moving to Aberdeen in August as I've got a job offer over there. My work place would be in Dyce. I need some advice on
      1. where, and
      2. how I can search for accommodation around.

      I'd like to rent a one bedroom apartment, hopefully something below 300 or even 250 pounds per month.

      Alternatively, To be honest, I wouldn't mind staying in a multiple bedroom apartment as well, as long as I can get a private room for myself. If this is the case, what sort of monthly rental can I expect?

      Basically my criteria would be
      1. low cost
      2. safe
      3. near to Dyce

      Please advice yea!

      Thanks a lot everyone!

      4 Answers Jun 29, 2006 at 7:56 AM
    • Best Viewpoints in Aberdeen Day & Night?

      by silvercity Online Now Feb 26, 2006 at 9:01 AM

      Hi I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on the best viewpoints in Aberdeen, both day and night. I've been to the Tory Battery, it's one of my favourite spots, but was curious about other places. I noticed there was a hill above the airport, is there a view from there? Any other ideas?

      thanks for the suggestions

      1 Answer Jun 27, 2006 at 4:21 PM
    • Possible move to Aberdine

      by ElisabethSmythe Online Now Jan 18, 2006 at 6:13 PM

      What are the summers like? and does it rain non stop all year?

      I have a six year old boy does anyone know what the shcools are like, "Private"

      What is there to do there if your husband is working???

      Basically what would it be like to move there from Alberta Canada?

      3 Answers Feb 26, 2006 at 9:27 AM
    • What to move to Aberdeen

      by yank23 Online Now Nov 26, 2005 at 7:31 PM

      My family and I are moving to Aberdeen soon from the states. Can we pack our US electronics ( i.e. plasma TV, stereo, etc.). Do they require special connections or will we have to start form scratch? Also and packing do's and don't would be appreciated. Thanks

      2 Answers Nov 27, 2005 at 2:09 AM
    • jobs in Aberdeen

      by 73anna Online Now Nov 9, 2005 at 2:04 PM

      hello,I'm Anna from Poland.I'll come to Aberdeen in the next year.Will I find some jobs for me and my husband.My English is not good,but I still learn.I am interesting about all kind of job.Thanks for your answers.

      1 Answer Jan 8, 2006 at 1:52 PM
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      Moving to Aberdeen

      by Alalf Online Now Sep 7, 2005 at 4:05 AM

      Hi,
      i will move to Aberdeen in early october, and i will stay there, i guess, for some years. I will live alone for the first time, and I don't speak a good english yet.
      So, i need some informations in order to be prepared to what i will find.
      Is it possible to find a one bedroom flat for less then 400 pounds?
      How much costs life (food, taxes...)?
      How is Aberdeen nightlife? I guess there are some pubs...
      How much beer costs?
      Is it easy to make friends there?
      What kind of wheather will I find? I don't know what to bring. I think it will be different from italian wheather. Here in Milan we have less or more 30°C in the summer and 0°C in the winter, and it doesn't rain so much.
      I hope I will enjoy life in Scotland.

      Thank you in advance

      8 Answers Sep 11, 2005 at 2:20 AM
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      Train to Edinburgh

      by diamond_skies Online Now Aug 9, 2005 at 4:14 AM

      My boss has asked me to book flights for her between Belfast and Aberdeen. She can get there ok but coming back the only flight available is too early for her. She is thinking of going to Edinburgh to fly from there. How easy is it to get a train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh? How long of a journey is it?

      Many thanks

      Jane

      5 Answers Aug 10, 2005 at 3:06 AM
    • Aberdeen travel: Please help!!

      by Miahri Online Now Jun 20, 2005 at 3:31 AM

      Hello guys,

      I'll be in Aberdeen for a week late August - early September. Need an expert advice on what to see in the city and countryside.

      I want also to do a bit of shopping for cloths and shoes. I've been to the UK (London) before and found prices there too high. Is it the same with Aberdeen?

      As I'll be going on training in Vienna later, would it be better to leave shopping for Vienna, Austria to buy good quality cloths and shoes at a more reasonable price?

      Many thanks in advance.

      Miahri

      5 Answers Jun 24, 2005 at 7:42 AM