Princes St East Backpackers

Address: 5 West Register Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH22AA, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the New Town area of Edinburgh, is near Castle Rock, Balmoral Spa, MacTours City Tour, and Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre.
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      Flying and Friends

      A travel blog entry by lindseyelias on Sep 06, 2014

      4 photos

      ... what it is! The room is small but I just need it to sleep and shower. They have a game room, bar, and free tours daily. Really nice! Once I was settled in I couldn't tell if I was feeling tired or lonely. I know that I should be able to decipher the two feelings, but honestly my jet lag was overshadowing everything. I'm a social person, I knew all I had to do was strike up a convo with ...

      Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

      A travel blog entry by mdesoto on Aug 03, 2014

      39 photos

      ... the stands. Very dramatic. This is followed by a wonderful fireworks display and a full stadium sing along of the Scottish tune Old Lang Syne. Everyone grasped hands and swayed and sang together. We totally enjoyed the evening and hope you enjoy our pictures. If you want to see more of what we saw and heard, here is a Youtube link to last year's Tattoo to get the full experience: ...

      Back into Edinburgh

      A travel blog entry by deb.nicholls56 on May 30, 2014

      1 photo

      ... Apparently it is a problem with Vauxhall Corsas!

      I walked up to the departure stop for the Airlink bus, thinking that this was the best transport to the hotel. The driver advised me that I would be better to catch the X12, as it stopped right at the hotel. Walked to the correct bus stop, but realised that I did not have the correct fare. A man gave me the 50 pence that I needed, refusing to take any money for it! The bus driver was not ...

      Sights, Signs and Walls of Ireland and Scotland

      A travel blog entry by alice-patrick on Sep 16, 2013

      3 comments, 35 photos

      There have been a few themes or categories of images that have impressed me on this trip, so far. I've been intrigued by the use of stone construction in Ireland and Scotland. Every plot of land and roadside is lined with a stone fence or wall. Many of the houses are built with stone (walls two feet thick). Of course, all of the castles are constructed with stone. I've also been interested in the signs I've seen along the way. Messages at crosswalks, traffic signs and even ...

      More from the Festival Fringe

      A travel blog entry by baumhoefer on Aug 05, 2013

      ... heads. It was pretty cool. Also, it was a bit more…risqué than you’d normally expect from a show with Muppets.

    • The Showstoppers’ Improvised Musical – This was a pretty impressive show. Based on audience suggestions for a few musical styles and a title, this group put on an entirely improvised hour-long musical, complete with plot, music, and choreography. As you’d expect it didn’t always exactly ...