Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
... North Studios building. They have developed every Grand Theft Auto since 2001, I think, so it was holy ground for me.
Still trying to gather courage to talk up a local. Some lady said "pssst!" really loud as I was walking by her, but I said "no thanks", as I think she was trying to sell me drugs. Not sure if that counts as mixing it up with the local Scots but I'm gonna count it anyways.
... the salt. But lesson learned, I will never order it again! Our next day was another driving day. We drove from St Andrews to Stirling with a stop off at Perth for the morning, which would have been about 120km drive. First off, however, we stopped in at Elcho Castle, which was in the middle of someone's farm. It was a little bit odd driving down their driveway and around their sheds but the castle was lovely. We also found a baby hedgehog! As we were driving into Perth it ...
I can be such a moron sometimes. by refusing to pay the 3.50 (that's pounds by the way) for the bus day pass, I ended up getting lost and walking over 9 miles today. my feet hate me right now. what I would like to know is how google maps can tell me all four directions are the wrong way. I rewarded myself by eating a cake. ALL OF IT.
Gerard Butler is EVERYWHERE in this ...
We travered from Aberdeen this morning with a morning stop at St. Andrews. Cloud and wind greets us. We stop briefly at the Old Course club house, along side the ocean. This is one golf mad town. Golf shops every 50m. We walk the main streets, visit the Castle ruins and head to our next distinction , Edinburgh. We ...
... monument because we saw it from the hill and it looked interesting.
On the way back to the hostel we tried to find John a Bellhaven beer on tap somewhere but we kept striking out. We eventually ended up at a specialty beer shop where John got a different beer from another Scottish brewery. It is a Heather ale and it is brewed by the company Fraoch. I hope it is good because I feel bad that we didn't find the Bellhaven that he was looking forward to.
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