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8 October

7 must see parks in Edinburgh

Edinburgh truly is a city of magnificent parks. From the Royal Botanic Garden to Calton Hill, greenery, landmarks and monuments are in abundance.

10 May

8 best hostels in Edinburgh 2024

Edinburgh is truly a magical city and that includes the marvelous places to rest after a busy day of seeing the sights. Every hostel has unique and inviting attributes which we'll describe here.

Beaches near Edinburgh
26 April

7 beaches near Edinburgh: Where to go for sun, sand, and surf

Although most people don't think of Edinburgh when planning a beach vacation, it can be a nice complement to the historic activities, pubs, and galleries here. From cliffside coastal towns to beautiful sheltered harbors, it's always a good idea to add a seaside trip to your Edinburgh itinerary.

Weekend trips from Edinburgh
30 March

6 easy must-do weekend trips from Edinburgh

Scotland is a relatively small country, and one of the benefits of that is being able to easily access lots of different locations on weekend getaways. Whether you're looking to get out in nature, explore atmospheric castles, or voyage over the gloomy waters of Loch Ness in search of the fabled Loch Ness monster, the best weekend getaways from Edinburgh can show you a whole other side of the country.

Edinburgh on a budget
15 March

Edinburgh on a budget: 7 travel hacks to save on your trip

Edinburgh is by no means a cheap city. But that doesn't mean it's impossible to save money here, either. With a little planning to find the most economical accommodations, dining choices, and things to do, you can stick to your travel budget and still have a blast.

Romantic restaurants in Edinburgh
20 February

7 romantic restaurants in Edinburgh for the best date night

Edinburgh has such a fantastic food scene going on these days that going out for a romantic meal no longer means eating haggis and drinking a few pints - although there's nothing wrong with that. Edinburgh offers an ample selection of romantic date night locations, so use this guide to help you narrow it down to a few favorites.

9 February

Is Edinburgh safe to visit? A comprehensive safety guide

Edinburgh is a city full of wonderful surprises. It's a safe city too, as discussed in this guide. Visit places like Arthur's Seat and Edinburgh Castle with these safety tips in mind.

13 October

Edinburgh Christmas Market: The Complete Guide

Shopping at holiday time is a much loved tradition in Edinburgh. Discover the Edinburgh Christmas markets and do a little buying of your own!

Best coffee shops to work from Edinburgh
15 September

Best Coffee Shops to Work From in Edinburgh

From quiet or lively to casual or upscale, the coffee shops of Edinburgh have everything you need to get all your work done. Don't miss out on the tasty coffee and delicious food that these cozy spots offer, either. Which one will be your favorite?

Scenic bars in Edinburgh
15 September

Rooftop Bars in Edinburgh: 7 Places to Drink with a View

The rooftop bars of Edinburgh run from casual to upscale and everything in between. Dine on fabulous food and sip on some innovative cocktails or whisky as you take in the impressive views. Here is our list of all the can't-miss spots to drink with a view in Edinburgh.

Best day trips from Edinburgh
15 September

Best Day Trips from Edinburgh

Day trips from Edinburgh can show you the stunning scenery of the Scottish Highlands, the beauty of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the hustle and bustle of Glasgow, and the enchanting mystery of Loch Ness. Really, whatever direction you head out from Edinburgh in, you're likely to have a great day trip and come home with some memorable stories to tell.

What to eat in Edinburgh
15 September

What to Eat in Edinburgh: 12 Treats You Should Not Miss

The Edinburgh restaurants cover the whole range from fancy white tablecloth affairs to food trucks and hole-in-the-wall joints designed to provide a delicious but unpretentious experience. Their offerings include both sweet and savory treats to tempt you. How many can you try when you visit the Scottish capital?

Wine tasting in Edinburgh
14 September

Wine Tasting in Edinburgh: 9 Places You Have to Try

Admittedly, Edinburgh might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of wine tasting. But if you're willing to dig a little deeper, you'll find there are some great wine tasting experiences to be had in the Scottish capital, even if the country is usually more associated with whisky than it is with wine.

4 July

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Edinburgh

Finding tasty vegan and vegetarian food in Edinburgh is easy with this guide. Several excellent restaurant choices await. From pizza to burgers and salads, you won't go hungry!

4 July

Edinburgh On a Rainy Day: 13 Things To Do

From touring the Royal Yacht Britannia to enjoying a hop on, hop off bus tour in the rain, a few showers won't stop you from seeing the wonders of Edinburgh.!

4 July

Music Festivals in Edinburgh in 2022

As far as music festivals go, Edinburgh has plenty along with many other fantastic happenings in the city. Take a look at our music festival guide and start planning!

1 July

3 Days in Edinburgh: Everything You Should Know

Edinburgh is a city filled with wonderful things! Read our guide to 3 days in Edinburgh to see many of the best sights of this fabulous destination.

29 June

The Best Time to Visit Edinburgh 2024: The Ultimate Guide

Edinburgh, with its changeable seasons, is a true gem of a city. Read this guide to weather and activities and decide when is the best time to visit Edinburgh for you!

7 January

Where To Stay In Edinburgh: The Ultimate Neighborhood Guide

Absolutely every neighborhood in Edinburgh has unique characteristics. But why not stay in an area that has exactly what you're looking for? Read about where to stay in beautiful Edinburgh.

7 January

How To Get Around Edinburgh

You'll want to explore every inch of this fabulous city. We've got the information you need on how to use the buses, the tram lines, and more. Edinburgh is very walkable, too!

7 January

11 Unmissable Things To Do In Edinburgh At Night

Heading out into the city after dark? Start with Edinburgh Castle and then shopping on Princes Street. End your night in Edinburgh with a dark and mysterious ghost tour.

7 January

Best Brunch In Edinburgh: The Definitive Guide

Have you built an appetite exploring this marvelous city? Sate your hunger and linger over brunch. We've got great suggestions for the best brunch in Edinburgh.

7 January

The Top 15 Free Things To Do In Edinburgh

Edinburgh has a multitude of fantastic activities to do for free. Touring the city and wandering through galleries are just two of our list of 15 free things to do!

6 January

15 Things To Do In Edinburgh With Kids

Take the family to Edinburgh! From castles to zoos to farms, there are endless things to do in Edinburgh with kids. We'll tell you exactly what you've got to see.

6 January

Where To Find The Best Street Food In Edinburgh

It's always an adventure to try new foods when traveling. Edinburgh has some of the best street foods you can find! Don't miss the hash brown bites, sweet candied nuts or smokehouse specialties.

6 January

Everything You Need To Know About Shopping In Edinburgh

From Scotland-made goods to luxury shops to trendy markets, Edinburgh has great shopping. Check out The Royal Mile or St. James Quarter to start your shopping adventure!

6 January

The 12 Best Museums In Edinburgh

With Scotland being a historical gem, of course, the museums in Edinburgh are incredible. Check out what to see when museum hopping in Edinburgh.

6 January

The 13 Best Hikes In Edinburgh

There is really nothing better than a trek in the fresh air and Edinburgh has terrific places to hike. Read on to find out where to go to hike, from easy walks to challenging terrain!

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