The New York Times have been mocked for their recommendation of a “remote” Scottish holiday location – Glasgow.
The renowned NYT, who have over 2.2million online subscriptions, seemed unaware Glasgow is Scotland’s biggest city.
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Their travel article on the city defined Glasgow as “somewhere to escape to”.
The article was very admiring of the city – particularly its restaurants and galleries – but the description of its location had readers baffled.
Author Evan Rail wrote: “The remote setting is also part of the appeal. This city on the River Clyde makes it easy to really escape for a few days.”
Scots on social media reacted with disbelief.
Samantha Oliver wrote: “Maybe someone should tell the NYT that Glasgow has an airport.”
Glasgow North East MP Paul Sweeney tweeted: “Always interesting to see how others see us; in this case the @nytimes. Though I think Glasgow is far from remote.”