Travel Blogs from Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Bagpipes, Kilts and Stout, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Bagpipes, Kilts and Stout

A travel blog entry by zento

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... time the sun started going down in London.  This meant we had quite a bit of time to keep exploring Old Town of Edinburgh.  We couldnīt help ourselves when we passed by a very old looking pub so we entered the low roofed place to sit for a ...

Last Stop in Britain, Edinburgh!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Last Stop in Britain, Edinburgh!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 After a couple of hours on the bus in the morning we arrived in Edinburgh and found our way to our hostel. We ended up walking past it because it was down some stairs kinda hidden and there was only a small piece of paper with the name on it, ...

Edinburgh, Scotland: Comedy with Kel & Maya, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh, Scotland: Comedy with Kel & Maya

A travel blog entry by samber

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... I got stung by a pesky wasp, and up to Calton Hill for views over the city and out to sea. With the Edinburgh Festival in full swing we caught street performances down The Royal Mile, wondered through various pop up beer gardens and saw two shows - ...

Happy New Year, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... 05, no comments being made but it falls on the THIRD of January (every year). We went up here for the famed Hogmany, Edinburgh's street party. Now, remember I lived in Japan so you would think I would be used to large crowds of people, but Hogmany ...

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by irax

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David and Nicola's list Tuk tuk + oother 2 pounds Indonesia: 2 plaques with tounges 4 USD 1 bali figure 5 USD 1 buddah 3 USD (RON: Buddha face 7 ...

They Think It's All Over........, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

They Think It's All Over........

A travel blog entry by irax

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... seeing them both again, and strangely weird being back in Scotland. It's been quite a surreal month, I've seen cows in Edinburgh city centre, hob-nobbed with millionaires, given prizes to children at a local chess club's presentation night, and seen my ...

Edinburgh - Whiskey and Kilts Anyone., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh - Whiskey and Kilts Anyone.

A travel blog entry by flyin_bayman

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... Jeeeek-eel not Jeckel as by Hollywood) as we wound through the alleyways and closes of Auld Reekie (the affectionate nickname of Edinburgh which basically means Old Smoky). May 01 - Monday Another glorious day. Again it's sunny with a few clouds but ...

Arthurs Seat & Edinburgh Castle., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Arthurs Seat & Edinburgh Castle.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... we couldn't have our room until 3pm, but were able to leave our packs and went out to see the castle and various other Edinburgh attractions. The following day we climbed "Arthur's Seat" a set of peaks right close to the city. Very strenuous, windy and ...

Which would a dog prefer: bone or corn?, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Which would a dog prefer: bone or corn?

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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My Collie dog, when recently given the choice between a large yak bone or a cob or two of corn chose . . . ...

Edinburgh - NO STORY., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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The Highland Humor Newspaper, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

The Highland Humor Newspaper

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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Noticed this article in the Highland Humor just after our Scotland Tour finished up. (This will probably only make sense to the guys on the trip. Enjoy! ) General News - A UK tourist "Ian I Will Get it" has been discovered unhurt in the ...

Christmas!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Christmas!

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... till the 27th (Happy Birthday James!) where it snowed more in London and delayed my flight back!! We wandered around Edinburgh and did some last minute Christmas shopping, Edinburgh being nicely uncrowded. We avoided the sales considering the three of ...

D+M: 6 months in the hot seat, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

D+M: 6 months in the hot seat

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... there's the possibility of being posted on a more permanent basis, because most of the company's European clients are located in Edinburgh. With the occasional business travel it is also likely to require, that might work out very well indeed. Ains' ...

English road trip through Yorkshire dales, London to Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

English road trip through Yorkshire dales

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... up being. And I'm so glad I did drive in the end. I'd never really been north of Oxford/Cambridge (or south of Edinburgh) before so the road trip opened up a new world for me that weekend - a most excellent adventure indeed. First stop was ...

Happy New Year!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Happy New Year!

A travel blog entry by yah27

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Hogmanay is a 3-day NYE festival held in Edinburgh, Scotland.  I heard about the reputation of Scottish and their parties so I decided to join in on their fun.  Hogmanay is a yearly event but it's been cancelled twice in the last four years due ...

Och, Aye, Haggis Man, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Och, Aye, Haggis Man

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... needs good neighbours Isn't is exciting when you go to a city where a TV show is filmed, and here we are, in Edinburgh, home of Neighbours !!!!!!! Its funny coming up here, so different to where we live in London. The pace is much slower and ...

Life on the Fringe, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Life on the Fringe

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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Another fringe benefit for new arrivals like me who now live in Edinburgh is the ability to participate in the acclaimed Festival that happens each August. Unlike the hundreds of thousands of visitors that converge at this time you have no requirement to ...

A Castle on a Volcano, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

A Castle on a Volcano

A travel blog entry by zento

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... since there are tons to do and see in Scotland.  One landmark we couldn't avoid, even if we looked up, was Edinburgh Castle.   Incredibly enough, the castle is built on an extinct volcano, rather small, but a volcano nonetheless.  This ...

A Taste of the Highlands, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

A Taste of the Highlands

A travel blog entry by zento

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... the Highlands.  Holyrood Park.   Arthur's Seat is the name of the peak which one can see from any point in Edinburgh.  They say that's where King Arthur watched his army defeat the Picts, a tribe of Scottish folk.  Being a sucker ...

16 Kilts, 2 Bagpipes, Haggis and a Picnic Rug!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

16 Kilts, 2 Bagpipes, Haggis and a Picnic Rug!

A travel blog entry by lozdotcom

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... would have died if I'd gone during the thick of Winter! I travelled up on the train the Saturday morning, got in to Edinburgh Waverly about lunchtime, and casually strolled to cat's through the centre of town (with Cat and her roomy ofcourse). My first ...

Historical and Festival city, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Historical and Festival city

A travel blog entry by nairnboy

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... and the lone Piper on the battlements. Before the Tattoo started a black limo drove up and delivered the Provost of Edinburgh - the Mayor wearing his spectacular ceremonial necklace and then there was a ceremony where he and the lone piper toasted each ...

Scoootland!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Scoootland!

A travel blog entry by shmikes

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... upon arrival and go mad with the bookings ASAP That about covered it. Originally I had been planning on just hanging around in Edinburgh for the whole 9 days. An unusually sunny spell convinced me to don a kilt and embark on a 3 day tour of the ...

Edinburgh, Day 2, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh, Day 2

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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EDINBURGH - DAY TWO BLOG!   Yesterday was such a wonderful day!  I woke up at 6 am because I couldn't sleep anywhere and ate breakfast for two pounds and had a shower and hung out here!  Everyone is so friendly.  You can't walk more ...

Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh, Scotland

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... the Royal Mile declined into slums where poor people lived in cramped and insanitary conditions. Industry flourished in Glasgow, but Edinburgh remained the preserve of professionals, which it has tended to remain. Since the last war its prestige has ...

Edinburgh - Day 1 and Getting to Europe!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh - Day 1 and Getting to Europe!

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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... 3 times the size of Edmonton's airport.  I was asking everyone for directions!  But I made it on the train to Edinborough (eventhough I drifted off to sleep and almost missed it...thankgoodness I heard a 'tickets miss?' Dylan met with me at the ...

I've Come to find my roots in Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

I've Come to find my roots in Scotland

A travel blog entry by worldwidenurse

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... the first time the Edinburgh Castle, I felt largely patriotic and though I come into my roots. I was more comfortable walking around Edinburgh than anywhere I have ever travelled, and loved just being there! So I headed off to find my hostel, I wandered ...

Living in the Present WITHOUT Forgeting the Past!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Living in the Present WITHOUT Forgeting the Past!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... be because I'm writing in the Present.   So let's just start at yesterday morning. I left the B&B for a short drive to Edinburgh (Ed-in-bor-row). I once spelt that Edinborough and was told I was wrong. That IS the way it sounds. Why is ...

Balmedie to Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Balmedie to Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by felixandfloss

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... in the rain for half an hour waiting for our first bus, (the local one from Balmedie to Aberdeen), then the scheduled Megabus to Edinburgh wouldn’t change out of first gear so we were put onto a replacement bus. That was all ok, until we were ...

Short Connection, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Short Connection

A travel blog entry by tinyisgreat

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... .  I had meant to spend more time here, but when it came to the choice between visiting Keri in Dundee and going to Edinburgh... I picked Dundee.  =)  Anyway, we still had to stop here on our way back to Dublin.  We took a train from ...

We 'Haggis' a good time in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

We 'Haggis' a good time in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by ashnbrieurope

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... Partheon whatever its called. The Government gathered funds to build this mammoth structure when it considered itself the Athens of the United Kingdom in the 1800's. Now when the funds ran out Edinburgh was offered a lifeline and some money to finish the ...

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