Ultimate Vacation In Glasgow, Scotland

Summers are pleasant, with lengthy days (sunrise at 4:30 a.m., sunset after 10 p.m. at the height of the summer).

The West End is like a costume party, with students and others gathering on Ashton Lane for a monstrously enjoyable night.

There are many direct trains from London to Glasgow Central that take about four and a half hours.

It's also only around an hour away by rail from Edinburgh, and there are plenty of options.

Glasgow is a short rail trip from London and has an international airport that serves a variety of European destinations.

Motel One is a good value for money if you're on a budget.