5 Incredible Family Hotspots

If you’re looking for the ideal holiday vacation, there is nowhere quite like Scotland. With its picturesque views and sprawling fields, it is the perfect retreat from a busy life. Though you’ll certainly fall in love with the Scottish countryside and feel revitalised by the fresh air, the major Scottish cities have an abundance of […]

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10 Best Pubs & Bars in Edinburgh

The only difficulty in finding good bars and pubs in Edinburgh is knowing where to start. There are so many from which to choose depending on your type of place. Whether you simply enjoy beer drinking and chatting to the locals or sipping cocktails in an upmarket establishment, you are sure to find exactly what […]

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Student Life

When students look at universities while attempting to decide where the best place for them to study is, one of the things they look for outside of the school is the area that the school is surrounded by.  After all, the average student is in school for 12-16 hours a week, the rest of the […]

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Eating

Take a stroll around Scotland’s capital and you’ll come across a variety of delightful eateries. Whether you’re looking for a light lunch or a deluxe dinner, there’s an array of traditional and modern restaurants throughout Edinburgh that will satisfy a multitude of tastes. Only a short walk from a range of central Edinburgh hotels and […]

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Edinburgh’s Best Hill Walks

Renowned for being a great city breaks destination for culture vultures and shoppers alike, Edinburgh is also a fantastic place to visit for keen walkers. The Scottish capital and its surrounding areas contain a number of hill walking routes that can be the perfect way for you to see the city’s best known attractions whilst […]

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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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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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Hogmanay in Edinburgh

Hogmanay is a celebration in Edinburgh that takes place every New Year and generally brings about 100,000 people to the entire length of Princes Street, atop the Mound, across the Waverly Bridge, and within the Princes Street Gardens. The Hogmanay festival is also sometimes referred to as the Royal Bank Street Party, due to the […]

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Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo is a non-profit zoological institution that used to be called the Scottish National Zoological Park.  According to the mission statement of the popular zoo, its aim is to inspire and teach visitors about the natural wonder of living animals, and to help inspire and promote the preservation of the habitats of endangered and […]

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