Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Beltane Fire Festival

If you happen to be in Edinburgh on the night of 30th April, there is no doubt about what to do. Go to Calton Hill and see the Beltane Fire Festival, one of the top events of the year that will leave you open-mouthed. Continue reading

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Greyfriars Bobby

Greyfriars Bobby is the authentic story about a dog that became the most famous dog in Scottish history. Although this was more than 150 years ago, the story of this little Skye Terrier is still well known among the Scots. Continue reading

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Princess Street Gardens

Edinburgh is a city full of culture and history. But at the same time, it is a city full of green and open spaces. Imagine stepping out of Marks and Spencers after three hours of shopping frenzy, crossing the road and entering into a world of immaterial green vegetation. That would be you in Princess Stree Gardens! Continue reading

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The Meadows

One of the great things about Edinburgh is its green areas. Princes Street Gardens, Arthur’s Seat or the Meadows: Each area is completely different from the others, yet they are all either in the city centre or in walking distance. In this article I will focus on the Meadows. Continue reading

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Top 5 Budget Restaurants in Edinburgh

Edinburgh certainly has a reputation for being not the cheapest of cities when it comes to finding a place to eat. However, there are budget options where you can save some money to spend on a pint in one of your favourite pubs afterwards. Continue reading

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5 Things to Do in Scotland

Scotland is a great country, and there are so many things to do that the list could comprise easily 10 or 15 things. However, 5 is a nice number, it’s manageable and you stand a good chance of actually getting the things done. Then of course, you might be interested in completely different things… Nonetheless, if I was to go to Scotland for the first time, and I had two weeks of holidays, that’s what I would do: Continue reading

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