Princes Street East Youth Hostel

5 W. Register St., Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2AA, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Scotland the brave... and cold... and rainy

A travel blog entry by buckleypup on Jul 08, 2014

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A cool morning with light drizzle greeted us as we head to the Edinburgh larder for a hearty cooked meal. The scrambled eggs were nothing short of perfect. After getting our bearings we head up the hill to Edinburgh Castle. Far larger than I expected. Once inside the outer walls there were chapels and a host of buildings full of exhibits, museums, tours and sights. The 1pm cannon fire exhibition sent a ...

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by terry-christina on May 29, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

Today we left home with the plan to walk to Edinburgh Castle, have morning tea in the renowned tea rooms and be there for the firing of the one o'clock gun. But, we got side tracked. We had to walk past Holyrood Palace we had a quick look, and decided to go back tomorrow.

Close by is the Scottish Parliament House, so we went in for question time. It was ...

Sights, Signs and Walls of Ireland and Scotland

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

3 comments, 35 photos

... stone walls common in the southwest; and combination walls which have a small double wall at the base on top of which a single wall is built. These appear to have been introduced to Galway by improving landlords in the 19th century. All have their advantages and disadvantages: Single walls appear particularly unstable, so sheep are not inclined to jump them; double walls provide more shelter, and combination walls give a little of everything. The large rounded boulders of ...

The Frog on the boat!

A travel blog entry by ktutton on Jun 17, 2013

2 comments, 5 photos

... my little brother who accompanied me from Edinburgh to Sheerness via Abergavenny and Bristol in the space of a few days. We had a good afternoon seeing the sights in London on Tuesday before flying up from London City airport.
Also this week, my sister graduated from university and it was my mums birthday (I probably should have put this first as she will be one of the only people reading this!) so congratulations to my sister and enjoy your break in Morocco ...

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by shobhagopinath on Jun 06, 2013

3 comments, 6 photos

... with big hearts who till today raise money and awareness for the people who still suffer from the aftermath of the gas tragedy in Bhopal.

We walked along to the Elephant House Cafe - made famous by Ian Rankin, Alexander McCall-Smith and more recently by JK Rowlings, all of whom found inspiration for their writing in this cafe. I could see why - the cafe's large back room, high ceiling, burnt orange walls with large white bay windows created this ambience of lightness ...

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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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