Princes St East Backpackers

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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    Weird,Wacky,and Wonderful

    A travel blog entry by donnaleibham on Aug 11, 2014

    12 photos

    ... of all kinds mixing with tourists, media and shopkeepers selling their wares. all in good fun and a festive spirit. We found sanctuary from the madness in the St. Giles Cathedral where a piano duet performed beautifully while we rested our tired feet. We eventually made our way back to our abode weary from the ups and downs of the day to a well deserved cocktail and late dinner. And so our first day in Edinburgh came to an end in a slow descent into a deep slumber.

    A wee Scottish tale about yer laddies and lasses

    A travel blog entry by chanelkind on Jun 24, 2014

    1 comment, 14 photos

    ... roll with my last three pounds. Hearing the gratitude in his voice when he said thank you, and seeing him eating it with so much enthusiasm, made it really worth skipping the cider; it was heart warming knowing that I made someone else’s night that much better with something as simple as a bacon sandwich. We came back to the hostel to watch a movie so we could save some money for London, and Rach and Phil went on pub-crawl again. They said ...

    Day Two

    A travel blog entry by cwhiteside on Mar 23, 2014

    4 photos

    ... I wasn't expecting. As it was my first night in Scotland and I wanted to immerse myself in the culture, I ordered the haggis, neeps, and tatties. While I don't think I would start eating haggis at home, I didn't mind it. Maybe I was just extremely hungry. Following our evening meal, we headed back to the hotel and got our students settled in for the night. We carried out our room checks and Don and I chatted for a bit before turning in ourselves. We are here and the tour has ...

    Edinburgh, Scotland

    A travel blog entry by thewrens on Jul 19, 2013

    1 comment, 15 photos

    ... so it made picture taking easy. Next, we stopped at the William Wallace statue for photos. Our next stop was to the village of Melrose where we toured the Melrose Abbey. Supposedly, the heart of Robert the Bruce was buried in the Abbey invoking numerous versions of Tony Bennett singing, "I left my heat in Melrose Abbey...". We then had time to walk around the center of the village and stop for a bite to eat. Our last stop of the day was at the ...

    A Wall

    A travel blog entry by teachervagabond on Jul 12, 2013

    3 comments, 15 photos

    ... park my bag and go out to explore the city a little. I found a place for lunch then wandered around and found the Edinburgh Botanical Garden. What a wonder in the middle of the city. I wished I had been feeling better, because on a normal day I could easily have spent hours there. It is free to the public and covers acres of ground. A groundskeeper told me 52 hectors, he thought. I will have to do that math and get back to you. Anyway, every conceivable type of plant. I ...