Category Archives: Edinburgh Royal Mile

Review Of Hotel Missoni Edinburgh – Style And Grace

On 8th June 2008 Hotel Missoni in Edinburgh opened its stylish doors and changed the face of hospitality in the city for ever. In today’s Blog post I review the 5-Star Hotel Missoni in Edinburgh.

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Top Hotels On Or Near Edinburgh’s Grassmarket

Locals and travellers have been coming to Edinburgh’s Grassmarket to trade and enjoy themselves for over 500 years. The Grassmarket sits in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle in the Old Town. This is where once animals were traded and where criminals … Continue reading

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Four Of The Most Luxurious & Iconic Hotels in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a grand old city, full of stunning architecture, influential history, and original culture, drawing people to the city from across the globe. What better way to enjoy these wonderful attractions than to base yourself in a luxurious 5-star hotel in the … Continue reading

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The piper’s life in Edinburgh is a busy life… Piper on Royal Mile, Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland   P.S. Note that the piper is playing electronic bagpipes – much quieter than traditional pipes with chanter and drones.

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Holyrood Blockbuster #2 – When Braveheart Came To Edinburgh

Most international visitors to Scotland when asked to name ‘something Scottish’ will include Braveheart in their top five list. Although Braveheart, or real name Sir William Wallace, has been an iconic figure in Scottish history for hundreds of years, it … Continue reading

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The Rankin & Rebus Map of Edinburgh & Fife

I have been a big fan of Ian Rankin’s Inspector Rebus books for many, many years now, and it is with great pleasure that I reveal to you today some of the sites around Edinburgh & Fife featured in the Rebus novels, and … Continue reading

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Bupa Great Edinburgh Run 2012, Sunday 7th October

If you are looking for a challenge this Autumn why not join me on the Bupa Great Edinburgh this October (Sunday 7th). This annual 10k has moved from its traditional May spot in the calendar to later in the year … Continue reading

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Word Heritage Day in Edinburgh 2013

World Heritage Day is on 3rd June 2012 and you can enjoy a free audio tour around Edinburgh’s amazing World Heritage Site thanks to our friends at Lothian Buses. This can be used on the Service 23 bus. For more information … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Farmers’ Market Review

Whether you are looking for wild boar, organic beer, handmade cheddar, berry juice, gourmet mushrooms, or a fun way to spend a Saturday (every Saturday from 9am to 2pm), then the Edinburgh Farmers’ Market is the place for you and … Continue reading

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5 Bars and Cafes with Great Views over Edinburgh

If you want to enjoy the views over Edinburgh but can’t climb up Calton Hill or Arthur’s Seat, then here are 5 Bars and Cafes open to the public where you can enjoy the skyline – and a drink!

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