Cowgate Tourist Hostel

96 - 112 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1JN, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Edinburgh - Scotland

A travel blog entry by matt.taryn


Hello again!

Our bus ride from Newcastle, England to Edinburgh, Scotland took about 2 1/2 hours. On arrival, Edinburgh instantly becomes one of our favourite cities we have visited. It's mdieval and gothic architecture really adds to the mystic feel of the city. You just can't take you eyes off the Castle perched up in the middle of the …

My favorite place on fall break

A travel blog entry by mcleankr


...Too bad we were only here for a day. We arrived in the morning, made the trek to our hostel, and by now of course it was lunch time. So on our way to Edinburgh castle we found The Baked Potato Shop (also my favorite restaurant of break)...we had all been longing for baked potatoes since I guess they just don't exist in france. In any case they …

The Long Ride Home

A travel blog entry by dresdenfae

Once I finally got going today I went back to the Elephant House for one more breakfast. It is very quiet in the morning and a good place to relax before the day begins. After breakfast I wandered around Greyfriars Kirkyard. It looks very different in the daylight. I took a picture of a scary old statue and spent the rest of the time thinking that …

My First Visit to My Favorite Country in the World

A travel blog entry by dane


We took an overnight train to Edinburgh. We got to know this train very well because we did the exact same trip a couple dozen times over the next several months. We didn't have to pay for a sleeper car and the seats were covered with our BritRail pass. And it saved us a night's rent at a hostel. One of my most vivid memories of my life is the …

Snowy Scotland

A travel blog entry by nicolejane88


... Dolly, the first ever cloned animal. She's been stuffed and placed in a spinning box, they call her Disco Dolly. We stayed at the Caledonian Hostel which was pretty cool, very central and it even had a cinema room. Good upgrade from the last hostel. And yes we endured another pub crawl. One of the pubs we visited was called Frankenstein and strangely enough a mummy character was lowered down in a cage bed from above the ...

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This hostel, located in the Old Town area of Edinburgh, is near Royal Museum, Museum of Scotland, Highland Experience Tours, and 3D Loch Ness Experience.
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