Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
... this flight (thank goodness) then picked up at the airport by Robert (Tina and Robert are who we are spending a few days with them) and his friend. It was great to arrive at a home where we will be based for a few days. Feet up on the recliners, cup of tea in hand a few minutes to relax. Ordered in Chinese for tea then off to the rugby ...
... there reminded me to do things that make me happy. Always. And how important it is for us as humans to seek out our own personal joys. How much better would we feel if we did that for ourselves? I don't mean in a selfish way. I just think we tend to do things that don't make us happy the majority of the time for a number of reasons. Feeling what I felt walking that path made me realize I want to do my best to make choices that help me feel that way. 5) While ...
... in Edinburgh, which is not ideal. Fortunately, we have two weeks in this beautiful city.
After we checked in to our accommodation, which is just outside and within walking distance of the city, we vegged and stayed in for the rest of the day. This is in no small part due to the very comfortable flat, and our landlady leaving us a lovely care package of deliciousness that meant we did not need to head out for anything. We went through a review of the "Best ...
For my second break of the year I had only two weeks and a desire to head to a place with supermarkets! And lattes! As fate would have it, Lock was also heading to such a place so I flew to the UK so we can have lattes together!
I flew into London for a few days before meeting Lock, with plans to hit the West End and the shops. After arriving very early in the morning to my hotel I wandered outside to check out Kensington and I very quickly became aware that my Africa ...
... Phillips, quite a difference between that and Westminister Abbey!!
Later we went for dinner to the Rosehip Restaurant and indulged in more of the local cuisine. For starters we ate Scottish smoked salmon with capers and lemon, and fresh shetland mussels. Mains we had the special Rosehip burger which was onion rings, crispy bacon, cheddar, haggis, and onion chutney. It was so delicious but we got so full that we couldn’t finish it off! ...
Other places to stay in Edinburgh
Balgreen, Edinburgh | Innfrom $80
South Queensferry, Edinburgh | Innfrom $110
Balgreen, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $117
Prestonfield, Edinburgh | Innfrom $124
Prestonfield, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $139
Haymarket, Edinburgh | 3 star inn
- Great hotel/and plenty hot water
- Great old house atmosphere
- Staff friendly and water hot
Leith, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $122
Blackford, Edinburgh | 4 star innfrom $131
- Not Recommended
- A lovely place to stay!
- Joyful stay at the Ben Doran
Liberton, Edinburgh | Innfrom $123
Restalrig, Edinburgh | Innfrom $71