Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
... Braveheart." It was a smash hit.
The country of Scotland, in its fifteen-hundred-year struggle to set itself apart from its dominant neighbor to the south, belatedly recognized the contribution of William Wallace to that effort and built a towering national monument to its national hero: construction was completed in 1869.
William Wallace fought all of his battles in the 1200s in Scotland, most around the town of Sterling, ...
... hostel was joining in these games, there was a bar downstairs where we all headed too. We had a few drinks here, this was more of an 'old persons bar' we was the youngest here, after a while we all left here and walked around the city in search of another bar or club or something from the comedy festival, there was some cabarey shows but these didn't start until midnight, we found a few bars to pass the time, at midnight we got some seats to watch the show. The man started ...
... as the preferred royal residence in Scotland for a number of Monarchs. This was by far the most impressive castle we have toured yet as it has been almost completely restored so you had a chance to really take in how large and lavish these places would have been, especially back in the 1500's!
One piece of advice we had been given is that on our drive from Stirling to Edinburgh we should keep our eye ...
... We were chatting so much that we firstly got on the wrong
bus! The fare is paid to the driver, but he does not touch the money, nor does
he give change! Luckily a woman behind me helped me with this!!! Thank goodness
for the friendly locals!
The Royal Yacht Britannia was the ‘home’ to Queen Elizabeth for over 40 years and it has ‘sailed’ over 1 million miles around the world. The tour price includes an ...
Goodbye Turkey! Unfortunately its home time, and jumping on our 8am shuttle means our trip is coming to an end. There was a marathon in Istanbul this morning, so its a fun cobble-stone ride through the back streets of Istanbul to get to the Ataturk Airport. Poor Kev isn't so happy and the bumpy ride gets the better of him. An easy 4 hour flight home, and I scoff the last of my Turkish delight and enjoy a final ...
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