Abbey Lodge Hotel

137 Drum Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH17 8RJ, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Gilmerton area of Edinburgh, is near Craigmillar Castle, Butterfly and Insect World, Edinburgh Experience, and Newbattle Golf Club.
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

History, Whisky and the Edinburgh Festival‏

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie on Aug 06, 2014

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... who we have seen in NZ (he has been on the TV show '7 Days' twice) and chatted to him for quite some time about his experiences there. He also filled us in on how the Festival works and where to get more information, and we decided to go and catch his show that evening, along with another show at the same venue. Both were hilarious.
Along the way we managed to slip into the Royal Mile Whisky ...

A wee Scottish tale about yer laddies and lasses

A travel blog entry by chanelkind on Jun 24, 2014

1 comment, 14 photos

... buildings are old, but aren't maintained very well. After getting our bearings and looking around for a bit, we hiked up to Edinburgh castle. I couldn’t believe how crowded it was, especially compared to the other castles we had been to. You couldn’t walk in a straight line, there were that many people around you. Not being racist at all, but tourists from Asian countries need to learn the meaning of personal space. The castle’s ...

Close shave in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by sindlen on Jan 10, 2014

... explain to the lady on the ticket desk that he is not a senior. Next stop was the Edinburgh museum of modern art - which is spread over two separate buildings. We went to number two first. As we arrived we noticed a large neon sign which said "there will be no miracles here". The sign looked familiar and thanks to his youthfulness Ed remembered that we had seen it last week on "Antiques Roadshow". Thankfully the television programme ...

Treasure Hunting

A travel blog entry by chrisandgail on Nov 25, 2013

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Get on ya Shanks Pony

A travel blog entry by rebecca.taylor on Sep 07, 2013

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... and the view of a school with four turrets that when put on top of Edinburgh castle makes Hogwarts.

He also told us about the origins of the word '**** faced'. Back in the old days, the chamber pot was emptied out into the street. First you would shout 'gardie loo' (french for mind the water) and then you would let fly. Apparently after a day of drinking beer and whisky, your reflexes were shot and often when someone would yell out, instead of ducking you would look ...

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