Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
... we'd jump at it.
Speaking of visiting again, we'll be really interested to see how the skyline of London will evolve over the next 10-15 years. (At least Central) London is pretty homogenous, housing-wise, with most buildings between 4-6 floors. I'm assuming this was by law, which seems to be relaxed now as more and more skyscrapers (or at least 10+ story buildings are going up). This makes sense, with housing prices where ...
We had a long day of driving today, as we had to get all the way back to Edinburgh. We said our sad goodbyes to the Isle of Skye and headed out. We stopped at the Inverlochy Castle, which was a really beautiful ruin probably in the best shape I've seen a ruin be up to this point. The coolest part though, was that all of the interpretive signs were half in English and half in Gaelic. Our next stop was the Three Sisters (not women turned into mountains ...
... said farewell and went to the Airport where we flew to Iceland.
Our hostel is pretty good. Really trendy. Makes me feel like I am back in Newtown.
We had dinner down stairs in the pub/restaurant. It was nom Maggie got a Goats cheese burger which consisted of a whole lot of the stuff and I got lamb shanks. Very nice food.
Thursday 14th August 2014
... So, I know nothing! It feels strange. I am the one known as the "touro info queen". I don't make plans as such, but I like to know all the options so I can suggest where we can go and what we can do. Work has taken my waking, and often sleeping, hours, so my research didn't happen. Fear not, by breakfast time tomorrow I will have accumulated enough brochures and guides to sate my hunger! Barcelona here we come! So, we will go on a magical mystery tour or ...
... hilly, green, and beautifully quaint. The students marveled at the green grass (some even went out of their way to touch it)! Our guide is excellent, but Mrs. Coe and her map saved the day when we started going in the wrong direction. Around 4pm, we went to a pub called The Beehive where our literary walking tour was beginning. Next door to The Beehive was a pub called The White Horse, where Robbie Burns stayed upon his arrival ...
Other places to stay in Edinburgh
Balgreen, Edinburgh | Innfrom $80
South Queensferry, Edinburgh | Innfrom $110
Balgreen, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $117
Prestonfield, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $139
Prestonfield, Edinburgh | Innfrom $124
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