Boutique Backpackers

Address: 87 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 4SD, United Kingdom | Hostel
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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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      Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

      The Castle, Ghosts and Christmas Spirit

      A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on Dec 16, 2014

      37 photos

      ... Edinburgh to be tourists and not stay locked in our room.

      We walked a couple of blocks from Hill Street to Princes Street, the main street running through the centre of the city. We crossed over the street, being careful to avoid the recently reintroduced trams. On the southern side of the street, you get views across the Princess Street Gardens and up towards the Castle perched on the old volcanic plug. Suddenly there was a big puff of smoke followed, a fraction of a ...

      Festival time!

      A travel blog entry by chabuquita on Aug 09, 2014

      ... Their gift shop was full of Murano pieces and other beautiful jewelry. We both resisted the temptation to buy. After being so tired of standing and walking through the galleries, Sofi, John and I went to the cafeteria for a capuccino and and apple and almond torte. Delicious! Fortified by the sugary treat, Sofi and I ventured among the crowd of festival goers and saw many amateur performers doing their best to get ...

      Where Do I Begin...

      A travel blog entry by mauveme on Jun 15, 2014

      9 comments, 5 photos

      ... was my first day at work (at Laing – the jewellers) and even though I asked a few people, being a Monday, no one was interested – oh and half way through the pay-month didn’t help either. Not even one 'green pint’? Got mixed results on that one!

      30 March
      - Daylight saving hours started here. Still don’t know the proper name for it here. But the daylight hours are VERY LONG. The birds start chirping at about 3.30am (great because ...

      The Borders

      A travel blog entry by terry-christina on May 27, 2014

      1 comment, 14 photos

      ... numerous gargoyles and being the burial place of Robert the Bruce's heart. It was burnt and rebuilt several times until Oliver Cromwell damaged it with cannon fire during the English Civil War.

      We stopped for a drink at 'The Eagle' in Lauder, then came back to Edinburgh to show Gary and Karen our lovely flat and have a coffee before dropping them back at their hotel so they could pack for the next stage of their trip. We all had an enjoyable day.

      Get on ya Shanks Pony

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

      1 comment

      Second day in Edinburgh

      We decided today that we would go on the free 2.5 hour city walk where you just need to tip the guide afterwards. Anyway it was mighty fresh this morning (although the guide was just wearing a tshirt and shorts) but not yet raining thank god! Anyway our guide was amazing! Lets see what i can remember- he talked about Edinburgh wanting to be Athens (even though they had never seen it), the plague and building over the old city (and burying ...