Abbotshead House

40 Minto Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2BR, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Seafood Extravaganza!

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk

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... to get a glimpse of the royal britannica. Unfortunately the tours were all done for the day so we viewed it from the mall alongside. For supper we were recommended to try the kings wark, and we are sure glad we did! Delicious seafood chowder and local cheeses were eaten followed by a bowl of fresh mussels. So tasty! We took the bus back up to princess street and walked to our hostel. ...

Just call me Queen of the Scots

A travel blog entry by bmenke

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... a 10 hour bus ride back to London early in the morning so we can catch a plane to Greece!

Edinburgh is a beautiful city. It is much smaller than London so we could walk everywhere which is nifty for two broke girls. It is the city of man famous writers like Sir Walter Scott, other authors of famous works like Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Treasure Island. We stayed in a room with 16 beds but most were empty when we woke up to our ...

Preparation

A travel blog entry by indijohn

We intend to travel to India and primarily want to avoid typhoid, malaria, genji fever, crashed vehicle syndrome, bacterial infections, sputum and terrible breathlessness, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, dengue fever, intolerable headaches, yellow fever, backache, joint pains, rashes of any kind but especially bearing a black colour, salmond fever (face turns blue 'n white then red with embarrassment (once cured)), bleeding ...

Late summer travel for some castle's and Scotch.

A travel blog entry by arautmann

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... of thing interests you. Most of the tour consists of an audio tour through the palace where you see different living areas and halls. Outside you can go through an old church and through the gardens. On a nice day it can be quite scenic and beautiful. It is a working Palace though so if the Queen is there you will not be able to tour it.

Just to the south of the Palace is Arthur's Seat in Holyrood Park. It can ...

Athens of the north

A travel blog entry by twovines

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... cheating was to have one's ear nailed to a block. The only way to set themselves free was to pull their ear away thus tearing the earlobe. Ouch, far too much detail. Hence 37 inches was always measured - to be on the safe side!

Back to the tenement building...about a hundred people occupied the six storey building at any one time. Only half of it now exists as many of the buildings were pulled down for health reasons in times of disease. The poorer folk lived ...

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This hotel, located in the Prestonfield area of Edinburgh, is near Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, University of Edinburgh, and Doodles.
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