Alpha Guest House

Address: 19 Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 4TE, United Kingdom | B&B
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This B&B, located in the Cameron Toll area of Edinburgh, is near Craigmillar Castle, Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, and University of Edinburgh.
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    A cold and blustery day

    A travel blog entry by catwatson on Dec 10, 2014

    1 photo

    ... homesick and then feeling even worse hearing that Imogen was really upset and just wanting her mummy home :( A morning of not going out anywhere was great but it was soon time to brave the weather head off to see Jade. We had a great visit, a cuppa and a treat then home again for a quick stop then to The Range (a shop that has electrical goods, homewares, clothing, Christmas things and more. It ...

    Edinburgh Day 3 - Highland Tour

    A travel blog entry by lindseyelias on Sep 08, 2014

    9 photos

    Ugh. This is the third day in a row I have run into a bench of some sort right when I wake up and whack my knee against it. So many bruises on my knees; WHY IS EVERYTHING IN THIS HOSTEL SHAPED FUNNY! There's my morning before 8:30. I went to the hostel cafe for breakfast and got French toast; I had woken up in the middle of the night and was starving. I didn't want to get up since everyone else was sleeping and I somehow got stuck with the top bunk, which sucks. So ...

    The Edinburgh Festival

    A travel blog entry by mdesoto on Aug 05, 2014

    1 comment, 3 photos

    ... on Comedy shows because we love to laugh. We saw Ruby Wax: Sane New World ( and Elaine C Smith ( We enjoyed Ruby Wax as we like a little intelligence with our comedy. Elaine C Smith was a poor choice for us. The entire audience was laughing hysterically and gave her a standing ovation. We Americans, however, ...

    Where Do I Begin...

    A travel blog entry by mauveme on Jun 15, 2014

    9 comments, 5 photos

    ... on their beaks. I spent about an hour there.
    - When I came back home, thunder started (as it was a ‘reasonably warm day’). The first time I had heard it in Scotland! I thought how much my boy hated thunder and how apt it was for the afternoon. Miss you my baby.
    - Bruises on my forearms. Thanks swanies!

    Tid Bits:
    - On the way walking to work, I was looking at a ‘magpie’ – they sort of look like Aussie magpies (black and white) but have quite ...

    Edinburgh: Creepfest '13

    A travel blog entry by kristinrust on Oct 26, 2013

    5 comments, 35 photos

    ... and endless rolling green fields. Scotland in the fall is a stunner.

    Our guide Andy had a microphone and spoke to us non-stop in the van. The history itself was cool, but he would often talk into it when clearly no one was listening. I believe this was because he was in love with his own voice. He spoke exactly like J. Peterman from Seinfeld, with exaggerated inflections, dramatic pauses, drawing out sections of words, all in a ...