Boutique Backpackers

87 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 4SD, United Kingdom | Hostel
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UK to Scotland

A travel blog entry by sarahandrich


... was a little bench that had been made with stone legs and a wooden seat. On it was a plaque in remembrance of a young American 20 year old girl called Margret who lost her life near by. I have no idea on the events that took place but thought it touching to dedicate a seat for whom I assume a tourist. After soaking in such scenery we set of for Fort William which is very close to UK's biggest mountain 'Ben Nevis'. It took a while to find the start of the walking trail but we made it ...

Search for Lochie

A travel blog entry by kiwikidbys


... on on this occasion! We returned to Edinbrugh for a day as we really liked it when we first arrived. I wanted to see/hear the 1pm cannons going off at the castle, hahaha... another one of those 'great' tourists attractions. We got all the way there and waited when we heard a small gunfire go off in the distance...we asked a if that was the 1pm cannon fire and were told yes! Too funny, I was expecting a few of them going off one after the ...

Bagpipes, Kilts and a Wee Bit of Scotch

A travel blog entry by europe2.0


... options for us since we like bretzels and bratwursts. The markets had of course the hot traditional drinks. I tried the Pimm's Hot Apple Strudel. It was delicious. The ********tails were expensive so I didn't bother having another during our trip since we were going for tea and coffee every couple of hours. From our hotel room we had a perfect view of the German Christmas market which had a good sized outdoor skating rink with a huge ...

Georgie Porgie

A travel blog entry by katemc55


... the old port area, with new developments on the reclaimed ground, and a vast shopping mall to walk through to get to see the Britannia royal yacht. This is the boat the royals ofter turned up to Australia in, and was decommissioned in 2004, with much of the original furniture...Liz didn't believe in updating things that still worked...good on you Liz. It was a fabulous tour; we really saw ...

2nd Update

A travel blog entry by maccaj8


... br> Did you know there is no parachute regiment in the Scottish army? a bit of a shame that...
well one of the best tours would have been the royal yacht Britannia, this was simply amazing, I stood in the spot where Di was running to greet Wills and Harry!!you must have seen that photo. Was not as opulent a you would think, only one double bed on it, everyone had to sleep in single beds, is a fantastic display and ...

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This hostel, located in the Haymarket area of Edinburgh, is near Georgian House, The Filmhouse, Usher Hall, and Macdonald Roxburghe Hotel Spa.
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