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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year

An absolute must for nature lovers, the Wildlife Photographer of the year display in the National Museum of Scotland is a stunning display of photographs that had been submitted for the prestigious award, displayed in a manner designed to bring…

The National Museum of Scotland – Tour 3

The National Museum of Scotland has three free 1 hour tours during the course of a day.  The first two are the same every day, focussing on an overview of the museum at 11am and the history of Scotland at…

The National Museum of Scotland – Tour 2

If you want a bullet point synopsis of Scottish history, then look no further than the National Museum of Scotland.  At 1pm every day a daily tour through this nation’s dramatic past can be viewed for an hour, and best…

The National Museum of Scotland – Tour 1

The National Museum of Scotland is a vast treasure chest, literally, in some cases, standing in all its glory adjacent to Greyfriars Bobby and is a must-see for any visitor to the City.  For someone who calls this City their…

Darnleys Bed

If you want a quick and effortless way to check off all the major locations to visit in Edinburgh, Marketing Edinburgh have produced an excellent bullet point guide which is available in hard copy or on its website.  Entitled ‘Edinburgh’s…

Museum of Flight

“How could they deal with all those buttons?”  The man stood silently staring into the cockpit, shaking his head and muttering those words to me.  He was looking into the BOAC pilot seating and I could tell he was astounded…

Down To Earth

I’ve talked on this site before about how lucky, in this one of the most coldest and miserable weather climates, to have the national museum of Scotland opening it’s doors for the price of a donation only.  Particularly on this…

National Museum of Scotland: Oil

The National Museum of Scotland is the icing on the cake of the Edinburgh tourist scene.  Whilst other big-name tourist attractions will bring the visitors flocking to this most beautiful of cities, the discovery of the Museum is a fantastic…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

If you are visiting the Scottish National Portrait Gallery the first thing to do is just examine how beautiful the building actually is. Proudly sitting on the corner of York Place and Queen Street it is a rich gothic tapestry…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017: Jonny Awsum

You may have heard of Jonny Awsum.  If you watch Britain’s Got Talent almost certainly you will have.  His audition on the show has now been watched by 1.3 million viewers on YouTube.  If you are not a fan of…