Princes St East Backpackers

5 West Register Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH22AA, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

Arrive in Scotland

A travel blog entry by traveleasy

... in Edinburgh. Managed to locate the bus into town quite easily and walked from the drop-off point trundling our suitcases along Princes Street. The beauty was that we weren't the only ones and there was people wheeling suitcases everywhere.

Found our accommodation quite easy and rung the doorbell for entry. We were buzzed in and then discovered that the Townhouse was the top two floors of ...

Back to London to follow the Pilgrims

A travel blog entry by sindlen

... food. Ed was sure Ian was going to be duffeled but he managed to make it back to the train before it left. The same route back to London that we took coming up. I had to laugh when we were in York station and Ian asked Ed to take a photo of the top of the roof spans (I had taken the same photo when we were leaving York). A couple of Policemen got on at York - as they went past I said to Ed he better be good - they stopped and chatted with him, asked to see the photos he had taken ...

Wanderings around Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by cbail32


... people about. I eventually found myself back in the old town area, more by accident than design. So I had another look around at the place at night, a bit spooky with all those gothic towers. On my way home I stopped at a kebab shop (and I wasn't even drunk). I had a chicken shawarma (I've never heard of such a thing), turns out it was pretty much a 'make your own kebab' on a plate. Tasty though with some interesting spices. Scotland is often cold grey and ...

Wendy's story - Scotland, Ireland/Nthn Ireland

A travel blog entry by ourgrandtour


... the whole way around – the Giant’s Causeway (created by Fin the Giant) was fascinating with all the stories associated with its formation and Dingle and Westport were such typical towns with brightly painted shops including an award winning ice cream shop, bars and a village square and it goes without saying – rain!

There was some discrepancy over whether the term ...

Highs and Lows

A travel blog entry by dexterdriscoll


Let's start with the lows.

On the Beach by John Osborne.

This was difficult to sit through. I wanted to leave desperately but if I did it would've been really conspicuous and I really didn't want to have to make a scene to get out. I also remembered an interview with Joan Rivers where she said that she will never leave a show out of respect for the performer and because she can always learn something from it. ...

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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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