Edinburgh Holiday Apartments

Edinburgh offers an incredible selection of things to see and do, not least of all its annual festivals such as the Edinburgh Military Tatoo, which draw in millions of visitors to this historic city every year. Every street in the Old Town area has offerings, the like of which are not seen anywhere else in […]

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Accommodation

There is accommodation in Edinburgh to cater for all types of visitor. Everything from hostel and backpacking accommodation to historic top class hotels. Edinburgh Boutique Hotels Edinburgh Holiday Apartments Edinburgh Hostels and Backpacker Accommodation Finding A Hotel For The Fringe

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Finding A Hotel For The Fringe

The Edinburgh Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world, regularly attracting over a million visitors during the three week-long festivities in August. The Fringe is an eclectic mix of comedy and theatre productions in a range of venues – including at the world famous Gilded Balloon theatre – as well as multitude of […]

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Edinburgh Hostels and Backpacker Accommodation

Here are some suggested Edinbugh hostel and backpacking accommodations. Caledonian Backpackers With an enviable location right between the Old and New Town, this funky hostel boasts murals on the walls, and has a vibrant bar packed with pool tables. Perfect for post-fringe parties, the Caledonian Bar is open until 5am on weekends. Budget Backpackers Located […]

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Transport

Many people arrive in Edinburgh via Edinburgh International Airport, which is found about ten miles to the west of the central city area.  After arrival at the airport you can choose to hire a car from the airport terminal or take one of the many forms of public transportation. There is a dedicated airport shuttle […]

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The Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament is Scotland’s unicameral legislature that is located in Edinburgh’s Holyrood area.  Informally the parliament is often referred to as Holyrood, and is comprised of 129 members that are collectively called the Members of the Scottish Parliament. Each member of the Scottish Parliament is elected for a four year term according to a […]

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Shopping

The main shopping area of Edinburgh is Princes Street, which makes its way through the city centre.  Here tourists can find many souvenir shops to choose from as well as plenty of chain shops such as H&M and Boots.  There are also many shopping institutions located in the area such as Jenners. To the north […]

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Edinburgh Nightlife

Edinburgh is known as a great city to visit if you like to party and enjoys a few drinks as it has a vast number of unique atmospheric pubs that are topped off with many hipster hangouts that continue to develop emerge as the trends change. There are many establishments in Edinburgh that store whiskey […]

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Edinburgh Museums and Galleries

Edinburgh is home to a multitude of museums as well as five of Scotland’s National Galleries, plus a few smaller galleries making it a very cultural city. Many of the museums and libraries within Edinburgh are also national institutions.  Two of the most notable are the Royal Museum and the Museum of Scotland.  The two […]

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Leith

Leith is a small district found in the northern corner of Edinburgh, at the port of the city and the mouth of the ‘Water of Leith’. Within the small port city there is a great deal of industry and commercial interests that have been developed over the last century, turning the area into a bustling […]

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