Edinburgh Thistle Guest House

10 E. Hermitage Pl., Edinburgh, Scotland, EH6 8AA, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

Day at Lindisfarne

A travel blog entry by kathmom


... exactly like Disneyland, as we heard one American say, but there was definitely a slight urgency in the noticeable crowd of people heading for their cars before the tide came in.

The monastery and Christian work on Lindisfarne was started 634 AD by Aidan, an Irish monk from Iona, at the invitation of King Oswald, who also helped translate for him to the Anglo-Saxons. Ministry went on there until Vikings attacked in 793. In the meantime, the ...

Edinburgh: History Abound

A travel blog entry by younginmotion


... different. The outside of the palace is notably modern compared to the inside which remains decorated with hardwood paneling and massive medieval tapestries. Since my travel buddy was on a student budget and I had saved for the trip, I toured the grounds alone. The timing couldn't have been better, since the Mary Queen of Scot's (hereafter referred to as Mary) private apartments had recently been opened for viewing. I saw everything, aided by a with a ...

Get on ya Shanks Pony

A travel blog entry by rebecca.taylor


... drop (the bar right across from where the gallows used to be... Get it?) After hitting a cider and a real american Blue Moon beer we went in search of the Real Mary King's close tour. Sadly or perhaps luckily it was fully booked so we booked for midday Sunday and then went on the dinner hunt.

We found this Thai place that was doing 3 courses for 15 pound and we thought damn thats us! After 3 courses and a bottle of red we went back to the hostel to watch the live ...

Blog blog blog

A travel blog entry by janetanne


... Loch. The ruined St Anthony's Chapel stands above St Margaret's Loch.

Situated at the foot of Edinburgh’s spectacular Salisbury Crags, Our Dynamic Earth invites you on a journey back through space and time 15,000 million years ago. It is an amazing place to visit and learn loads about the planet and humanity.

Oor Wullie is a Scottish comic strip that started in 1936 in the Sunday Post for those of you that have never heard of ...


A travel blog entry by djsuchomelly


... away, called the Mercat Bar & Restaurant. The entrees were priced approximately what you would expect at a Hard Rock Cafe or similar place in the U.S., but the offerings looked good and we were famished, so in we went. The pub had free WiFi and I had the iPad with so I sent a quick message to the girls, my British penpal Brenda, and Peter Williams, one of our lighthouse friends, to let them all know ...

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This hotel, located in the Leith area of Edinburgh, is near Royal Yacht Britannia, Gray Line Scotland Ltd, Kinloch Anderson, and Kojin.
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