Wandering around Edinburgh this morning looking for a quiet shady spot reminded me of city walking in Florence – the sort where you move from place to place with frequent stops for coffees and ices. Read more
A fine day for a cruise on the Forth Belle
A trip to Inchcolm Island on the Forth Belle was a return journey we’d been meaning to take for a while, and with our Historic Scotland Membership we added a landing on Inchcolm Island to explore and enjoy the views. Read more
If you want to know what the top 5 things to do on a trip to Edinburgh are, no need to look at Trip Advisor just ask the locals. Here are our top 5 things to do on a city break to Edinburgh. Read more
If you’re planning a trip to Edinburgh this Easter, we’ve put together a short list of ideas to help you get the most out of your trip. If you are a family, couple or a group of friends Edinburgh has a lot to offer the visitor. You will never be stuck for something to see and do. The problem is there is so much to choose from. Read more
When our son is asked to recommend his top things to do on a day out in Edinburgh, a visit to the Camera Obscura on the Castlehill section of the Royal Mile is always near the top of his list. He made his first trip at the age of five and shows no sign of getting tired of making repeated visits there. Read more
On a night in December when the weather outside was frightful, I was delighted to be welcomed to the Scotch Whisky Experience, along with a group of travel bloggers for the Edinburgh Travel TweetUp (#EdinTravTweetUp). The team there made us all very welcome, and had a few surprises for us as they prepared for the Year of Food and Drink.
Edinburgh Farmers’ Market is on every Saturday in Castle Terrace (just off Lothian Road – West End of Princes Street) throughout the year. It’s a great place to sample the best of local food and drink, and meet some of the producers to find out more. Read more
When we had our self catering property in Edinburgh I was frequently asked, was there anywhere I would recommend for a day out. There are lots of places that spring to mind however St Andrews is my home town so I have be forgiven for being slightly bias.
The residence of the Royal Family in Edinburgh
A visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse the Royal Family’s official residence in Scotland is one of the highlights of a trip to Edinburgh for many visitors. Read more