Not only is this a great place to watch New Years fireworks but it’s great for a walk and to see another side of Edinburgh. Calton Hill is one of three dormant volcanic areas in Edinburgh. Pretty cool eh?You can see the monuments of Calton Hill from Princes Street, if you continue to the end … More In Edinburgh: Calton Hill
The Royal Mile, the road that leads to Edinburgh castle, is in the middle of the oldest part of the city. This cobbled walk is full of history, medieval architecture and lots of things to do. There is something for everyone. Landmarks Worth a Look Edinburgh Castle St Columba’s Free Church of Scotland Mercat Cross … More In Edinburgh: The Royal Mile
The Scott Monument is a key piece along Princes Street. The monument is dedicated to Sir Walter Scott a writer in the 1700s. After his death in 1832 a commission was held to design his memorial monument. It is the largest monument to a writer in the world and went way over budget but it is … More In Edinburgh: Scott Monument
Hogmanay is Scotlands way of celebrating New Years and they go all out. It’s a three day affair of festivities which are all amazing. Edinburgh Castle is the focus of New Years Eve in the city. There is lots of events that go to over three days but on New Years Eve there are a … More In Edinburgh: Hogmanay and New Years
I chose to stay in the Haymarket area because it was cheap, not going to lie, I wanted a hotel, with my own room and an en suite for not a lot of money. This hotel is right next to the train station, there is a tram stop and lots of taxi’s outside. Best part is … More In Edinburgh: Staying in Haymarket
I have been to Edinburgh twice now and I plan on going again this year on a little solo trip. In 2010 I went just before christmas with a group of college friends and it was a great weekend.This was the year of the big freeze so there were delays and cancellations because of snow. … More In Edinburgh: At Winter Time
If you go to sterling you have to go to Wallace’s Tower. It was one of the best things I did on my second trip to Scotland. It is really really amazing! There is a little shuttle bus that runs frequently or you can walk up the hill to the tower. There are a few … More In Sterling: The Wallace Monument.