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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 26, 2013
means of transportation from the airport to the city centre  (2 Answers)

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



Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 12, 2013
Where to buy groceries near Alamo Car Rental, 16 Broomhill Road, Aberdeen?  (5 Answers)

We need to stock up for our road trip!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 30, 2012
Urgent accommodation help required  (2 Answers)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 02, 2012
WHISKY TRAIL - Hotels  (5 Answers)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 17, 2011
A week in Aberdeen

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?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 12, 2011
accommodation

Hi

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 19, 2009
Herring holiday  (19 Answers)

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?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 07, 2009
Where is Alford?  (5 Answers)

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.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 03, 2008
asian shops/grocers  (3 Answers)

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.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 21, 2008
any ideas?  (5 Answers)

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).


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 01, 2008
on ground travel in Aberdeenshire?  (3 Answers)

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?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 18, 2008
Aberdeen for the summer  (3 Answers)

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!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 21, 2007
help needed:hotel travel lodge is it too bad?  (5 Answers)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 07, 2007
1 night stay in aberdeen  (1 Answer)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 03, 2006
Cheaper cashmere in Aberdeen area

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 30, 2006
aberdeen at New Year?!?  (2 Answers)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 17, 2006
Brig Inn Hotel  (1 Answer)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 15, 2006
living in aberdeen  (3 Answers)

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!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 29, 2006
thinking about moving to Aberdeen and working in Oil and Gas  (3 Answers)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 10, 2006
The Nargile

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?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 20, 2006
What building is this???  (2 Answers)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 29, 2006
Moving to Aberdeen 2006  (1 Answer)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 29, 2006
Fresh grad moving to Aberdeen  (4 Answers)

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!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 26, 2006
Best Viewpoints in Aberdeen Day & Night?  (1 Answer)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 18, 2006
Possible move to Aberdine  (3 Answers)

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?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 26, 2005
What to move to Aberdeen  (2 Answers)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 09, 2005
jobs in Aberdeen  (1 Answer)

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.


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 07, 2005
Moving to Aberdeen  (8 Answers)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 09, 2005
Train to Edinburgh  (5 Answers)

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


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 20, 2005
Aberdeen travel: Please help!!  (5 Answers)

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



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