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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    The Adventures of Chilliginger begin at last!

    A travel blog entry by chilliginger on Sep 27, 2014

    4 photos

    ... and friends who are keen to see photos and hear what we are up to, we promise to post, not necessarily every day, or indeed every week at times, but we will endeavour to keep you up to date with where we are and where we are heading off to next, with a few wee pics up to whet your appetites and try to persuade some of you to come and meet us for a week or two!
    To anyone else who takes an interest, thank you and we hope you enjoy our ramblings. ...

    The eagles have landed!

    A travel blog entry by queenscoroots on Sep 15, 2014

    2 comments, 11 photos

    ... Our apartment (rented through AirBNB) is nice and clean and located at the foot of the Royal Mile - a great location to act as a base for navigating around the city! Loving the cobblestone streets and old buildings we've seen so far. Just having a glass of red with the gals before calling it a night. Off to Edinburgh Castle in the morning to view the Crown Jewels! Hoping the rain stops soon but still enjoying the time here! Over and ...

    York-Jedburgh-Abbotsford-Edinburgh, Scotland

    A travel blog entry by kellyfayeurope on Aug 07, 2014

    7 photos

    August 7 Thursday York to Edinburgh Reasonable hotel breakfast ok, beds comfortable for long sleeps, but like all hotels step in bath for a shower with ranges of taps and water pressure. Fay tried black pudding at breakfast (blood sausage) which for a non sausage eater was reasonable, with BBQ sauce. The local news is dominated by the forthcoming Scottish referendum to break away from the Great Britain union. The Queen will be heartbroken, will they be in the EU, will ...

    Time to go on board

    A travel blog entry by traveleasy on May 29, 2014

    7 photos

    So here we were, last day of free time before the trip started. Got up a bit later and repacked the bags. The receptionist ordered us a taxi and gave me his name as it seems that his friend is working with Sandra at the Ivy.

    The taxi came pretty much on time and we got to the Hotel quite quickly. We left our suitcases there and set off to look at the two ...


    A travel blog entry by cheeseandcarrie on Sep 05, 2013

    1 comment

    ... comfort of my living room with work looming in the morning. Writing from some computer in a random hostel in a random country with yet another adventure to follow the next day was far more exciting...

    For those who have followed the blog, i hope you enjoyed it.

    Watch this space because our feet are already itching!!!!