Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and third largest in the United Kingdom and is considered to be a perfect coliving choice for digital nomads from all over the world. The city has a relatively cool climate, especially in the winter months but that doesn’t stop the enjoyment or productivity. Of the 10 largest insurance companies in the UK, eight of them have major offices here, along with most of the major banks in the world, making this a major financial center and a hub for not just the UK, but for Europe too.
Glasgow is scattered with great cafes, tea rooms, upscale hotels and of course world-class dining and nightlife. There is something for every digital nomad to experience in this city. There are many orchestras to see throughout the city and there is a vibrant community of upscale bars, pubs and nightclubs to enjoy after a day of remote working.
Glasgow was named the second most livable city for the cost of living in the UK and has the second most extensive urban rail system in the United Kingdom after of course London. If you don't have a car, it is easy to get around using the bus system. Just a few miles outside the city is Glasgow International Airport, which is a major airport for Ryanair and other leading airlines like Easyjet. This airport can get you to major hubs around Europe to connect you to nearly every continent.
Fun facts about Glasgow:
- Glasgow’s underground railway system is the only one in Scotland and the 3rd oldest in the world
- In Gaelic, Glasgow means the “Dear Green Place”
- Glasgow City Chambers has a miniature version of New York’s Statue of Liberty
- Glasgow is one of Europe's top 20 financial centers and is home to many of Scotland's leading businesses