Travel Blogs from Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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A week in Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

A week in Scotland

A travel blog entry by roman_around

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6 January, 2006 Hi, we're back. Just returned from a week in Edinburgh and surrounds. Got a cheap flight to Scotland (well, Newcastle actually - but we hired a car for the week and drove up to Edinburgh from there - about a 2 hr. drive) for Hogmanay to ...

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by waanderlust

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I arrived in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland two days ago. Had a blast on my Haggis tour with our cazy Scottish driver Disco Dave! After leaving London we stopped at about a dozen little villages (including ones used in Harry Potter) and saw a lot of ...

Settling into our routine in Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Settling into our routine in Scotland

A travel blog entry by goodner

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After a short Aer Lingus flight from Shannon, Ireland, we landed in Edinburgh, Scotland. Rather than hail a cab, we opted to take the bus from the airport to downtown Edinburgh where we were staying - after all, it was just 5 GBP for the whole family, ...

Edinburgh & the Highlands, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh & the Highlands

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld

... some time here to experience the culture and the dramatic landscapes. Our four and a half hours train ride from London to Edinburgh was quite comfortable. A short walk from the train station got us to our Airbnb accommodation – not the nicest we ...

Arrived on time, but feet not real good., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Arrived on time, but feet not real good.

A travel blog entry by bondytourers

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... I'm a match for Greg whose foot isn't as good as it has been either. Certainly going to be interesting walks! Anyway, Edinburgh was drizzly this morning, pretty much what you expect of Scotland, but beautiful and sunny this afternoon. We have a great ...

Pipers, Castles, Dreams and Bucket Lists, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Pipers, Castles, Dreams and Bucket Lists

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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... pick up the tickets I ordered last December. We do a little walking around find the Tourist Information office and get orientated. Edinburgh's city center is a jungle of buildings, some very old and some very new, with spires and steeples peaking out. You ...

What an amazing night last night!!!, Edinburgh,  United Kingdom travel blog

What an amazing night last night!!!

A travel blog entry by martinglancy

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Cheers for a great send off guys! Packing complete and headed for an early night! ...

Scotland!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Scotland!

A travel blog entry by sarahkuula

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... was, but I’ll do my best! Thursday night Jordan, Shelby, Katie and I took the train (for the first time!) to Edinburgh, Scotland. We had booked a hostel, but they emailed us saying that they had moved us to apartments instead. I had no idea what we ...

Fish and Chips Taste Just Like Turkey!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Fish and Chips Taste Just Like Turkey!

A travel blog entry by teamollie

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... saw things to do and see, we had said, "We'll just do that on our last day." Here is was: our last full day in Edinburgh. Our ScotRail pass had allowed us four days worth of rail travel, and as those were all used up (Inverness, Stirling, St Andrews, ...

Shopping, Underground, Mosque Castles and more.., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Shopping, Underground, Mosque Castles and more..

A travel blog entry by asma.f.syed

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... ...and I was still going to do that tour of the underground. Headed over to the Royal Mile, the mile of stretching from the Edinburgh Castle to the Queens palace. I love that both those things are on the same street!  Ok, I wish I couldve taken ...

We're Here!!!!!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

We're Here!!!!!

A travel blog entry by misterwiggles

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... I should start with our trip.  Our flights were long but we slept for at least part of our flight from Newark, NJ to Edinburgh, Scotland.  The first flight was a little bumpy, but the problem was that there was bad weather in Jersey.  Lacey ...

Scotland - Aye laddie, 'twas nae meant ta be., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Scotland - Aye laddie, 'twas nae meant ta be.

A travel blog entry by d_muzzo

... big angry Scotsmen (rather common in Scotland) in kilts with claymores (both of which may be readily found in the streets of Edinburgh), running around with blue paint on your face while yelling at the top of your lungs and hitting people who don't have ...

My First Visit to My Favorite Country in the World, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

My First Visit to My Favorite Country in the World

A travel blog entry by dane

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... a night's rent at a hostel. One of my most vivid memories of my life is the first moment stepping off the train in Edinburgh. The entire town has the most unique scent. It smells like malt or barley or something from the brewery in town. I've heard ...

Barcelona bound, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Barcelona bound

A travel blog entry by trewly

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At last, the journey begins.. I am on the plane to Heathrow, though for whatever reason, there are delays. Our Captain stood at the front of the plane, explained exactly what was happening and what it might mean, and despite the bad news, we came away ...

I Don't Feel Like Dancing...., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

I Don't Feel Like Dancing....

A travel blog entry by faith.over.fear

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... Today I left my bag at the apartment office, and did some shopping, watched man of steel (terrible) and caught my train to Edinburgh. Arrived at my hostel shortly after 10, just staying in tonight, but i'm excited to explore! Peace and love Kimber ...

Edinburgh Festival Final Night, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh Festival Final Night

A travel blog entry by dkjohansen

Just before we left for Australia it was the final night of the festival where they was a huge fireworks display to live music help in the Princes street gardens with the castle as a back drop. The fireworks lasted about 1 hour and it was amazing being ...

Hiking Arthur's seat and meeting some Canadians, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Hiking Arthur's seat and meeting some Canadians

A travel blog entry by erinbowley

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25/05/06: Canadians in Edinburgh It appears as though Canadians are taking Scotland (and the UK) by storm. We have run into quite a few people trying to tackle the UK in a whirl-wind tour. Edinburgh seems to be a traveller's hub, as many people ...

Fresher's Week, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Fresher's Week

A travel blog entry by traveled

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Yesterday I went to the King's Buildings for my meeting, only to find out that there was a missprint on the schedule, and indeed my meeting was the day before.  Not a good start to my time here... Fortunately, it was not a big deal.  All I had ...

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by drmom

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... don't "get" them. We walked down in the Princes Street Gardens. Paul particularly liked the Walter Scott Memorial. We're in Edinburgh before the peak of the gardens-in a few weeks they'll fill it with flowers including a functional floral clock. The ...

Back on the Road again!, Edinburgh/Dun Čideann, United Kingdom travel blog

Back on the Road again!

A travel blog entry by japanesewhisper

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... NZ or Ireland and they manage to man their own tourist industries! In saying that, those who worked for Historic Scotland in Edinburgh were either Scottish or Australian. I know! I thought they were supposed to be the tourist, it certainly confused the ...

SCOTTISH REVERIE, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

SCOTTISH REVERIE

A travel blog entry by adventureingenu

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... , Wing-Sie, whom I met through my Argentina friends. I enjoyed her brief company immensely, and it was fun to show her Edinburgh. After her departure, this past week has been a quiet one. I've called a lovely Airbnb right next to the Holyrood ...

EDINBURGH, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

EDINBURGH

A travel blog entry by jennyraymoran

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Arrived today after visits to Wales and then to Lakes District. staying Edinburgh for the ...

Madly madly packing, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Madly madly packing

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike

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Almost there, almost ready to go!  Madly packing about to have leaving champers.  Love to you all ...

The castle has been breached!!, North Berwick/Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom travel blog

The castle has been breached!!

A travel blog entry by earlegirl

... and on the opposite side. It's a good thing we have a driver all week. Tomorrow we are off to tour around Edinburgh, Roslyn Chapel and then supper at some restaurant. I'm sure it will be an early night since we are all exhausted from travelling ...

A Royal Flush, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

A Royal Flush

A travel blog entry by traveleasy

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Lots of walking today.  Walked to Edinburgh Castle in time for it to open at 9.30am.  Walked around the castle, caught a hop-on hop-off bus to The Brittania then spent a couple of hours walking around it and then walking to the Modern Art ...

Spring Break: Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Spring Break: Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by kellygrugan

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... (I got to laugh to myself thinking about the stairs in my house).  At the end of the royal mile is the magnificent Edinburgh castle.  Luckily we got to see it and take some good pictures because by the afternoon it was so socked in by fog that ...

It's time to call it a  ... weekend, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

It's time to call it a ... weekend

A travel blog entry by alessandro.dh

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... was great, I decided to walk down the Water of Leith walkway all the way up to Leith, which is the harbour 'district' of Edinburgh. While "all the way" might sound like quite a walk, it was only 3 miles really. Nevertheless, a really nice walk next to ...

Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh, Scotland

A travel blog entry by thistlemoon

Edinburgh, Scotland ...

Walk through the park, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Walk through the park

A travel blog entry by alessandro.dh

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Just some photos I didn't want you to miss out on. Result of wandering around the city for a bit yesterday, on a rainy ...

Edingburgh Castle / Whisky tasting, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edingburgh Castle / Whisky tasting

A travel blog entry by sadbag

Ready for our first day in Edinburgh so after breakfast we head off to Edingburgh Castle it was amazing and we beat all the tourist crowds then a nice stroll down the golden mile famous for its Scotch whisky heinz did a tasting and the guy was great very ...

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