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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Hostel Edinburgh
We stayed there for four days and had a lot of fun with the other tourists. It is close to the city centre (walking distance) and the staff is really friendly and it's cheap and clean. The bathroom's are a bit small and I would not buy the breakfast because it's expensive for not much. Rather buy some stuff and prepare it in the kitchen.
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Before you begin: Amp up the authenticity of this blog post by listening to a Scottish music playlist here while you read.
Day One (12/05/14):
Lucky enough to have the window seat, I gazed out onto the rolling hills that is …
... side of his helmet talking on it, again, hands free- the number of people talking on their phones while driving- the currency though similar gets really confusing eg, there is still 1 & 2 pence and converting the money has been a bit tricky to work out, you think something is cheap until you work it out in Australian dollars.- being able to park on either side of the road, not necessarily the direction you are going- no laws on wearing a helmet etc- the amount of ...
... at stupidly cheap prices. Who could blame them for staying?
I nearly did, but I had paid for shows so I thought I should go.
There are a lot of big thick beards in Scotland too. I think natural selection via the local cold climate has killed off any genetic lines unable to sustain vast amounts of facial hair as a survival mechanism.
Anyway, I'm rugged up under several layers and I have some tickets. Next step is to download the EdFringe ...
Yep - the job is going well - will be monotonous but it's a job and of course, me being me, I'll do my damned-est.
Thought I'd let you all know a joke going around at the moment...
"Prince George has already done 3 things off my bucket list and so young!
1) He's a millionaire
2) He's visited the Queen
3) He's sucked Kate Middleton's... (I'm not going to put the word and also, the joke would work better if I was a male - but you get the gist!)
... Hop On Hop Off). Stopped at Edinburgh Castle. Audio Guide highlights: -The Honours of Scotland- sceptre, crown and sword -St Margaret's Chapel-Chapel dedicated by King Davis I to his beloved mother -Prisons of War Left Castle, walked and walked looking for noodle restaurant we spotted earlier on the HOHO. No luck, so stopped at Cafe Vino for chicken soup and seafood pasta marinara. Back on HOHO. Stopped at Princess St. Vrrrery vrrery cold! - took shelter at H&M. Walked on ...