Group of friends enjoying a free walking tour of Edinburgh

3 Walking Tours of Edinburgh for the Traveller on a Budget

When it comes to discovering all that Edinburgh has to offer, cash poor does not need to mean culture poor. With free museums, wonderful monuments and architecture, not to mention free walking tours o...


Mimes at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017: Guaranteed To Be A Barrel Of Laughs

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the single biggest celebration of arts and culture on the planet. Every year, our charming wee city welcomes an explosion of creativity from around the world. From big...


10 Things To look Forward To At The Royal Highland Show 2017

Now in its 177th year, the Royal Highland Show is a showcase for Scottish excellence. It’s a chance to meet, touch, smell, taste and take home the best the country has to offer. With over 1,000 trad...


View from Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh as the sun sets

10 Great Green Outdoor Activities in Edinburgh

Love the great Edinburgh outdoors? Then we have just the ticket. Edinburgh has been named the UK’s greenest city. And with nearly half of Edinburgh classified as “green” space, you know there is...


Excited young man at Edinburgh summer festival

7 Summer Festivals In Edinburgh To Look Forward To

1. Cheers! It’s Time For German BierFest Edinburgh What better way to get the Edinburgh festivities underway than with the one and only BierFest? From the 1st until the 4th of June, the annual Germa...


Looking up at the ceiling of St Giles Cathedral

Changing Perspectives: A New Look At 3 Famous Edinburgh Attractions

1. The Real May King’s Close: Edinburgh’s Notorious Underground A trip down memory lane into the seedy underbelly of our ancient city is one of our favourite tourist attractions in Edinburgh....


Movie director board and popcorn

On Location: 4 Famous Films Shot In Edinburgh

Since the buildings and landmarks that line our streets haven’t really changed for hundreds of years, Edinburgh is just as beautiful today as it was centuries ago. It is why we are no strangers to s...


Elderly couple walking in Edinburgh

Out and About: Outdoor Activities in Edinburgh

Spring has sprung and summer is on the way. The promise of long sunny days are on the horizon, so it is time to lose the layers and head outdoors with some of our favourite walking trails and outdoor ...


The front entrance of Edinburgh Castle guarded by Robert the Bruce and William Wallace

4 Fascinating Castles In And Around Edinburgh

If there is one thing Scotland is never short of, it is castles. And while Edinburgh Castle may be at the top of most Scottish-loving travellers’ must-see list, there are a number of equally fascina...


Docks of leith at sunset

Places to Visit in Edinburgh: Make Leith Your Next Port of Call

There is no denying that when it comes to amazing places to visit in Edinburgh, the sky is the limit. But once you have taken in all the sights of city-centre Edinburgh, visited all the wonderful muse...


Statue outside historical archives

Discovering Edinburgh: 3 Must-Visit Museums in Edinburgh

When your city is built in the shadow of a towering castle atop a mighty volcanic rock, you can bet there are a few fascinating stories and unbelievable histories to behold. And like anyone who has wa...


Panoramic view of Princes Street in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Street Names: Mapping out the History of Edinburgh

Shakespear said it best. “What’s in a name? that which we call a rose | By any other name would smell so sweet.” Like the fate of the two star-crossed lovers we all know and love, a name in Edin...


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