A1 Playfair House Hostel

Address: 8 Blenheim Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH7 5JH, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Leith area of Edinburgh, is near Calton Hill, Edinburgh Playhouse, Playhouse Theatre, and Nelson Monument.
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

Actually it's more like EDIN-bouragh

A travel blog entry by andrew.bennin on Feb 19, 2015


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Went to the cemetery where Adam Smith (economist) and Ebeneezer Scrooge were buried. The real Ebeneezer Scrooge was very rich, but unlike in A Christmas Carol, he was also very generous with his wealth and frequently fed poor and starving children. His tombstone read something like "a meal old man" (don't remember the exact phrasing). Dickens saw this and misread it as a "mean" old man, and used him in his story.

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A travel blog entry by kate.timaeus on Nov 16, 2014

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... s question what happens if there is too much water in the canal we noticed the overflow sluice gates on the aqueduct over the river drenching the wooden walkway underneath making it extremely slippery. design error methinks. On the way home we enjoyed some tea and cake in a narrowboat cafe before enjoying dinner in a Portuguese restaurant as our Christmas present from him. As it was a BYO he was able to provide some lovely wine from work for ...

Motor Homing Scotland!!

A travel blog entry by melrobertson on Aug 13, 2014

... We were planning on driving from Edinburgh all the way up to Dingwall, just past Inverness. We spent the morning at a laundry doing the important chores, so we didn't get on the road until about midday. It was a 270km drive that took us from midday until 6pm. The reason, however, was more because of the photograph stops along the way. The scenery was stunning! We drove through the Cairngorms National Park, which was beautiful! Every time we got around the bend we had to stop for ...

Edinburgh, Royal Mile to the Castle

A travel blog entry by dbworld2see on Jul 23, 2014

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... of Edinburgh which meant a 30 minute walk into the "hot spots", but boy was it refreshing! It was a quiet and quaint neighborhood filled with greystone town homes, Mercedes and little parks. I would highly recommend the Hotel Bonham if you are planning to head over there anytime soon!

Edinburgh is an interesting place. It's a beautiful, historic city with huge grand buildings ...

Scenic Day 17

A travel blog entry by jas20j on May 16, 2014

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... we crossed the Firth of Forth via the Forth Road suspension bridge into Edinburgh. Once in Edinburgh we settled into our hotel and separated to explore the shops and sites. Allan decided to climb the Walter Scott Memorial in town for some great photo shots.
After dinner we walked to the nearby Calton Hill for a lovely view over the city. It was still light at 9:45pm.