Smart Apart Hostel

Address: 5 South College Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9AA, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the South Side area of Edinburgh, is near Museum of Scotland, Royal Museum, Auld Reekie Tours, and Festival Theatre.
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh


A travel blog entry by lauraapple on May 01, 2015

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... on and saw the exterior of Edinburgh Castle, and it's porch which gives excellent views of the South side of town. The castle was the site of many battles and kings and queens of Scotland and we visited it the next day. We headed for our lunch break at the old grass market where cows and grains were traded but which now holds a lot of pubs including the White stag which was opened in the 1500's. It was also the site of a lot of executions and ...


A travel blog entry by aimeesean on Aug 28, 2014

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... a maze to finally come across the Scottish Crown Jewels or as they like to put it 'the honours of Scotland' which had a rich history to say the least, getting buried a few times before England borrowed them for a time. We walked though part of the royal palace and into the great hall, saw where king James had been born and found some cool armour. Had a quick look in the Royal Scot's regimental museum, the Royal Scot's dragoon museum and a few more dragoon ...

A gem - hidden in the city.

A travel blog entry by sueron on Aug 07, 2014

2 comments, 5 photos

... over a bridge coming back into the city and off to our right was an area of almost fairy tale enchantment. Don't know what the area was called - nor even where in the city it was - but it proved me partially wrong.
Then today, we visited the Royal Botanic Gardens, first established by the Queen Mother in celebration of the many corners of the world to which she had travelled. Today, it is a large, ...

Day 12 Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by on Jun 24, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

... Grouse we believe. Certainly warms you up that stuff.

For fear of boring readers with stories of Noel's wee issues, there was a funny sequel to the day. Noel became in quite urgent need of a 'wee' pee but not a public toilet in sight. We finally asked a police officer outside the Scottish Parliament if a toilet was nearby. He said no but suggested that if we entered the Scottish Parliament, there was one we could use. But first we ...


A travel blog entry by ctolle on May 31, 2014

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... it. The first bite I had wasn't the best, but eventually I found myself digging in a bit and mixing it up with neeps and tatties! It was kind of like a Shepherd's pie. Honestly, it was gross to think about it, but I would eat it again and couldn't help thinking about how good it would taste as a beef taco (I'm still missing Mexican food in case you couldn't tell...).

Overall, Scotland was oodles and oodles of fun and I would LOVE to go back.