Message to Michael O’Leary… I watch the football on TV on a Saturday.
I think you’ll understand although tonight it’s not your beloved Manchester City but that pesky Liverpool side.
Who seem the only team who can give you a game.
Just so you know though about my schedule the next time you extend your seat sale.
Ryanair http://www.ryanair.com has €25 off return flights on 150,000 seats for travel for September-December. But the deadline is midnight tonight.
Now, I’m noticing too that you’re flagging up on your first page Edinburgh, a city I love, and spent ten years in, before decamping to Ireland.
It is usual to promote Edinburgh ahead of Glasgow, my home city, but both should have equal billing in my mind.
Which reminds me of the two Glaswegians who had a poke at their Edinburgh ‘friends’ when they turned up in the Scottish capital’s main street, Princes Street, in 1990.
They were wearing sandwich boards with arrows saying: ‘You are only 46 miles from the European City of Culture’.
Glasgow and Edinburgh are €9.99 one-way. I guess you have to do the math for the overall package otherwise they’d be literally paying you to travel!
Here is my love letter to Glasgow https://jimmurtytraveltraveltravel.com/2019/04/15/sportstraveltraveltravel/. Although I am not blind to its blinkered attitudes to some things https://jimmurtytraveltraveltravel.com/2019/08/31/sporting-weekend-old-firm-madness/.
And the website you should go to for all things Scottish http://www.visitscotland.com.
It’s the other British destinations that are pegged at under a tenner.
Barcelona, a song in my heart
But for a bit more spare change you can get out to Barcelona… for €14.99.
And when you’re out there you may want to pop by this restaurant, not far from La Rambla…
And see why Barcelona is cruising city (no, not that kind) but a port full of big ships https://jimmurtytraveltraveltravel.com/2019/08/23/surfing-the-seas-in-barcelona/