Abbey Lodge Hotel

Address: 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 Kings Acre Golf Course.
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

Scotland in four days

A travel blog entry by john.beach on Jul 05, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

... as a nation of fighters and drinkers, and nowhere can this belligerence be seen more clearly than with their wildlife, the feisty mountain cattle, the raptors, like the eagle and falcon, and their native dog, the Highland Terrier, which hides its aggression behind a mask of friendliness and bewilderment. This breed can turn on the owner, on a whim, twitch its moustache, and launch an aggressive attack of licking. They need watching!

From the Abbey to Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by jessica.schiesl on Nov 07, 2014

11 photos

... and battles that have taken place here. I began chatting with a girl in my room from Australia named Jamie while getting ready. Turns out she’s on a 3 month “career break” which is actually a legal and very common thing to do in various over here countries! You go on a long vacation and your employer saves your job for when you get back. How nice! She was originally going to go to the U.S. for a 6 week road trip with her best friend but then her friend got ...

Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo

A travel blog entry by helena.darger on Aug 21, 2014

72 photos

I went to the Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo. It was a great way to kick off my study abroad in Scotland.

There were so many memorable aspects to the show. I loved the lone piper, how each band/or military regiment followed a thematic story, the projections onto the castle, the guitar soloist, and combat team. As you can tell the show offered so much entertainment.

I was dropped off at Cockburn ...

Pipers, Castles, Dreams and Bucket Lists

A travel blog entry by jklezok on Aug 19, 2014

38 photos

... the back with a full frontal view of the castle and the performers walking the esplanade. Okay some facts about the Tattoo first. It has been running since 1950 and only featured 8 items at that time. Not a single performance has been canceled in the history of the Tattoo. (Thrifty Scots aren't giving any money back!) There are around 1000 performers from 46 countries here tonight. The performances have been sold out for the last 15 years and bring in about 9 million pounds each ...

5 gerard butler lookalikes and counting

A travel blog entry by daily4 on Jul 21, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... walk into the foyer of my dorm and startle 20 yr old GB as he flirts with the warden. past a block of townhouses and GB walks down the stairs. At the train station, in the store, ect, ect. Current count, is you guessed it, five.

hit up the botanic gardens today. FREE.

breakfast buffet has individual nutella packets. FREE. I appropriated a few extra into my bag.

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