Travel Blogs from Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Relaxing in the Castle Gardens, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Relaxing in the Castle Gardens

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... about having to come back to a big city but I met a ton of great old and new friends last night. Today I sat in Edinburgh Castle Gardens and watch a father playing fetch with his little boy. I couldn't help but rest my head and take a little nap. The ...

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 ...

Day 9 #akirafinnontour our last day in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 9 #akirafinnontour our last day in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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Mum and i were feeling pretty poorly this morning so we had a big sleep in. I am starting to get a little sick so mum wanted to keep me indoors today. Mum decided she wanted to go to the novotel where grandma and grandpa were staying to sit in the spa ...

Little Miss Backpacker, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Little Miss Backpacker

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... have given me a break or two near the end but hey, it was the Brit version! I have met some extremely charming people here in Edinburgh who may also contribute to my sunny days even when the sun is not out. I have run into so many people here that I ...

Day 7 #akirafinnontour Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 7 #akirafinnontour Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... south africa, the Gaven's kitten, their hens and geese. They love animals. We said our goodbyes and started our trek up to Edinburgh. The drive was quite long but we made a few stops on the way. We arrived at uncle Issac and Derek's apartment. It ...

All nighters, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

All nighters

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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I had an exciting time staying awake all nite with Jules, Jon, Andy and Scott. But I somehow made it onto the bus this morning. I know that this is prolly not a good pattern to be keeping when I see people like Gus who walk in and say 'You did it again ...

Playing in the Playground, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Playing in the Playground

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... Chef (who needs fashion week when its all right here, baby!) Arianne and are gearing up for a great night out. I am loving Edinburgh at the moment but sadly must leave to explore other Scottish delights. But tonight the moon is full and the stars are ...

Day 8 #akirafinnontour second day in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 8 #akirafinnontour second day in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by juanitafuatavai

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... checked out the fringe festival and saw all sorts of weird and wonderful acts. We made our way up the royal mile up to Edinburgh castle. There were awesome views of the city and mum and dad took lots of selfies. We then walked backed to the apartment. ...

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 ...

Two Missions Completed!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Two Missions Completed!

A travel blog entry by mauveme

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Hi @1 Well I'm on holidays again for about 13 days - before the mad, retail, Christmas rush! I worked at the shop yesterday and am again next Saturday and I'm also working at work for the Tuesdays and Wednesdays I'm on holidays overtime. Hope that makes ...

In Summary...., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

In Summary....

A travel blog entry by nicolajmackay

We arrived back today with mixed emotions; sad that the adventure is over but also really looking forward to catching up with our family and friends.  I'm also looking forward to getting back to playing Fallout4 :) So we thought we'd try to ...

Tattoo in Person - better than the TV!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Tattoo in Person - better than the TV!

A travel blog entry by mauveme

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Well The Fringe was in full-swing in August. Now over and yes, I've been slack and am catching up. Went and saw The Tattoo with Kat (from work) and her fiance (great photo guys!). It had been miserable all day with rain and such, and pissed down while we ...

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 ...

# not going around the world with 4 knickers !, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

# not going around the world with 4 knickers !

A travel blog entry by kevdeeworldtour

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Every round the world site offers advice on what to include in your kit plus I've got the advantage of an in-house expert ! The most common phrases are " less is more" and " you pack it, you carry it" ! So, here is what I'm carrying: sleeping bag, ...

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by indiajan

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The royal town of ...

We're in Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

We're in Scotland

A travel blog entry by jasonkelly

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... were literally being blown up and down the steps. It reminded us of weather men on the news during a hurricane. Really. Edinburgh Castle was grreat and it stopped raining in the middle of our visit there, so we were able to get some ...

Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Fringe Festival

A travel blog entry by staringbongos

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... in Wonderland. Something that’s nice about where we’re staying is that, from our bedroom window, you can see Edinburgh Castle. Each night, as part of the military tattoo, there are fireworks at various intervals between about 9 and 11. ...

The beginning, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

The beginning

A travel blog entry by weewanderers

Well here we are at the start of the rest of our lives, with every intention to change things from this point forward. Elaine and I decided at the beginning of January that it was time to take a break from mundaneness (is that a word?) and see what ...

We made it!!!!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

We made it!!!!

A travel blog entry by sjsalbert

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... car.  I thought she was just unlocking my door.  After about 30 seconds, I finally made the connection, that is, the driver sits on the right in the United Kingdom.  We then headed on to our home base for the next several days, ...

The land of Kilts and Bagpipes, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

The land of Kilts and Bagpipes

A travel blog entry by hollyplunkett

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... and 2 sofa lounges, and was such a great homely place to stay. We all loved it. Friday morning we went to Escape Edinburgh. We were locked in a small room for an hour and had to find our way out by finding several different keys through many different ...

A Day in the Old City, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

A Day in the Old City

A travel blog entry by djsuchomelly

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... . #2: Tour of the Old City - Not a very flattering photo, but here you go! #3: Sir Walter Scott Monument #4: Edinburgh Castle - First full view. #5: Forecourt at the Palace of Holyroodhouse #6: Holyrood Abbey ruins #7: Palace Gardens #8: Holyrood Park and ...

The King and Queen of Zumwalt, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

The King and Queen of Zumwalt

A travel blog entry by zumwalt

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... delicious poached pears as one of my breakfast courses.  Later this afternoon we had afternoon tea at the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh.  Gordon and the B&B owners have treated us like shear royalty.  Cathy and Mary you will be happy to ...

Edinburgh - A Medieval Adventure, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh - A Medieval Adventure

A travel blog entry by neil.gent

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... black pudding, potato cake and haggis. Following breakfast i took a look at the B&B tourist literature and decided to head to Edinburgh Castle for a look around. Edinburgh was quite simple to navigate especially as the B&B had provided me with a ...

No turning back now....., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

No turning back now.....

A travel blog entry by christoff

... all that its great not having to go in there everyday and that they should try it someday. Well my travels will take me from Edinburgh, London, Miami, Los Angeles, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong and if i can arrange a short trip to the Cook ...

Day 5: Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 5: Edinburgh, Scotland

A travel blog entry by jmauxier

... to the Queen's castle. We were so excited because it was going to be super cool, however, when we got there the Duke of Edinburgh (aka Prince Philip) decided to come and be in residence so they closed the castle. I felt gypped but it was kinda neat to ...

Getting tired, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting tired

A travel blog entry by steven_lamothe

... 360 degree prospective. I got some good pictures which I will upload later. After hiking back down off Arthurs Seat, I went to the Edinburgh Castle and spent 3 hours there. It is a very cool castle, but lacks some of the history the others posess. It ...

Our journey back, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Our journey back

A travel blog entry by kevdeeworldtour

Spain and France           1 day  Dover to Edinburgh   1 day    Miles covered  1520 Amount of fuel 190 Amount of toll charges  185 No of times we heard Kylie's greatest hits  6 ...

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