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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      A Royal Holiday

      A travel blog entry by rickandluann on Sep 27, 2014

      2 comments, 58 photos

      ... at the table) while never skipping a beat in their conversation!

      Having given Edinburgh a good five days, we now to fly to London Heathrow for the final chapter in our year-long “Excellent Adventure.” We make an appointment to see the Queen’s weekend home in ...

      If we could walk A Royal Mile (think Proclaimers)

      A travel blog entry by julieandnick on Aug 11, 2014

      2 comments, 16 photos

      ... else we should buy. She said: I still don't know what a man wears or doesn't wear under his kilt. As for Oceanfront, what a waste. Not one purchase, I can't believe it, this was a shopping centre of sorts. We didn't even have a meal there as there was nothing we could find that we liked. So walking back with heads down into gale force winds, tummies rumbling, we looked at each other agreeing leaving this weather behind us can't happen soon ...

      Day at Lindisfarne

      A travel blog entry by kathmom on Jun 28, 2014

      16 photos

      ... known for their Christian art, especially the Landisfarne Gospels, a beautifully illuminated manuscript and the oldest surviving Gospels with English translation. The original is at the British Library, but there is a nice display here, with "pages" you can turn electronically to see some of the highlights. I have always loved calligraphy and illuminated writings, so it was amazing to see how these were made by one monk, Eadfrith, and to read about the ... beautiful!

      A travel blog entry by karenmorlock on Apr 07, 2014

      5 photos

      Today was our day trip to Edinburgh. We started the morning off with a city tour done by a local guide in Edinburgh, Allon. Dressed in his kilt and speaking in that Scottish brogue, we were off for an overview of the city. Edinburgh is divided into two parts and both are very distinct. The new part is easy to find because it's the part of the city with normal city blocks and streets that are straight and blocks that ...

      The real Scotland

      A travel blog entry by karenneely on Aug 03, 2013

      ... six of us went off o the Falkirk Wheel. Haha you wouldnt read about it elsewhere, Jo reckoned we had taken the looooong route so to speak.
      Wot a great ride it was on the canal and wheel. quite fascinating and our helmswoman on board was a show to be heard.
      Then off to try and find some relatives, dead, of Marts. went to a couple of old grave sites but no joy.
      Carvery tea on way ...