A1 Playfair House Hostel

8 Blenheim Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH7 5JH, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

Crossing the border

A travel blog entry by mcffamily


... keen to give us the run down on all things Edinburgh-ian, but all we really wanted to do was get to our room and rest!

Once again, we are on the top floor, up spiralling staircases dragging heaving suitcases. If we had to have a logo for our family trip the spiral staircase would probably be it!

After an hour or two of rest, we went to dinner about 1km down the road at an Indian restaurant. We (girls) were ...


A travel blog entry by ashnloz


... and included Greyfriars Kirk (church and graveyard) the legend of Greyfriars Bobby and showed Edinburgh's connection to literature as many famous writers have based themselves there including J K Rowling. Tonight we met up with friends Mel and Rich, and Dan and Sam for dinner at the City Cafe. It was really nice to catch up over a burger and a drink! Saturday 19 April This morning we met the others for coffee at Zebra Cafe which becomes our morning coffee each day ...

Ready for 2014 - Bring it on!

A travel blog entry by mauveme


... dinner at my landlord's Mum's place. We were joined by her two daughters, and one son via the internet - he was at Hamilton Island with his gf for his 40th!

I have been for a lengthy walk today to register at my local Dr's surgery (yes you have to do that here), go to my mobile provider's store on Princes Street (like George St, Pitt St, Elizabeth St, Queen St) to find out it's going to take another day or so to transfer my current UK mobile ...


A travel blog entry by jennydawson


... battles that went on! From here we headed down the Royal Mile towards Princes St. We went into M&S for a wee cup of tea and snack before being picked up at 5pm by Alistair. Should note also that by this stage Scott had lost his voice and could not talk! Was so funny. Was a very quiet day really and I had to do all the talking! We went out for dinner with Janette, Alistair, Clare, Jack (her husband) ...

Athens of the north

A travel blog entry by twovines


... Perhaps we will trust the forecast after all and give it a go.

We set off for the outskirts of Edinburgh and then take a park and ride service into the city. Excellent value at 3.50 each for unlimited bus travel all day and free parking - pity the signage to it is so poor.

Edinburgh is a city built on crags and surrounded by hills. It's centre is an area of wide plateaux, steep cliffs and deep canyons. The height of the Old Town tenements on ...


This hostel, located in the Leith area of Edinburgh, is near Calton Hill, Edinburgh Playhouse, Playhouse Theatre, and Nelson Monument.
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