Al the Albatross planned to scour the city of Glasgow to find out lots and lots of information about Glasgow, its culture and attractions, restaurants and bars, and transport around the city. But when he realised just how long the article he was going to put together would be, he changed his mind. So instead, Al presents a short list of useful phone apps for Ambassadors and Con-Goers from near and far.
Welcome to Scotland
Provides a free in-depth travel guide to Scotland, including accommodation, restaurants, things to do and events.
Glasgow, Scotland with Style
Information on events, restaurants, attractions and travel; also provides maps of the city.
Glasgow Bus Finder
The “essential app for using buses in Glasgow” includes an interactive map of bus stops and routes and allows the user to set alerts and receive notifications about specific departures.
Glasgow Subway app, featuring live service updates, timetables, trivia, maps and a city guide to Glasgow.
Live real time train running information and sells tickets for trains in Glasgow, as well as the rest of the UK.