Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First

18 Holyrood Park Rd., University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH165AY, United Kingdom | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located in the Holyrood Park area of Edinburgh, is near Arthur's Seat, Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, and University of Edinburgh.
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    York-Jedburgh-Abbotsford-Edinburgh, Scotland

    A travel blog entry by kellyfayeurope on Aug 07, 2014

    7 photos

    ... performances, with an emphasis on comedy and avant-garde; it is now the largest arts festival in the world. The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is one of the iconic images of Edinburgh for millions worldwide is the yearly Tattoo, kilted pipers skirling below the battlements of Edinburgh Castle. Although tickets sell out well in advance, persevering individuals are likely to find one or two tickets still for sale due to cancellations...just be prepared to ask, ask, and ask ...

    Where Do I Begin...

    A travel blog entry by mauveme on Jun 15, 2014

    9 comments, 5 photos

    ... on their beaks. I spent about an hour there.
    - When I came back home, thunder started (as it was a ‘reasonably warm day’). The first time I had heard it in Scotland! I thought how much my boy hated thunder and how apt it was for the afternoon. Miss you my baby.
    - Bruises on my forearms. Thanks swanies!

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    Edinburgh is the Best Place. Ever.

    A travel blog entry by lindalochrie on Feb 20, 2014

    2 comments, 16 photos

    ... of Edinburgh. We started on the main strip of Old Town, the Royal Mile. At the top is Edinburgh Castle and at the bottom is Holyroodhouse Palace.

    At the center of the market is the Mercat Cross. Mercat is the old Scot word for "market". This is where announcements were made, as well as where punishments were executed. Throughout history, when a king or queen was crowned, a horseman would ...


    A travel blog entry by mauveme on Nov 15, 2013


    Ok guys...
    I know, I know, I know.... long time - no blogg!
    But I'm alive and well... in Edinburgh.
    So here's a summary of my last few weeks:

    - National Insurance Number - done (like our Tax File Number); damn it! ;-)
    - Job - done although on-going temporary - not enjoyable but paying the rent - and nothing else at this stage... better than nothing I suppose.
    - Bank account - done - donations welcome...
    - Unit - is good, but a ...

    Amazing Edinburgh

    A travel blog entry by jmatczak on Sep 09, 2013

    1 comment

    ... been helpful in navigating us in the right direction. The small, twisty dark alleys and streets are great to stroll. I can't say enough about it.

    Wi-fi is slow this morning, so I can't upload pics now, but hopefully soon! Hope all is well back at home. I did see the Packers lost. :(
    Until next time,