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Edinburgh Castle

Dominating the City skyline, visible across the cityscape, Edinburgh Castle sits atop the abrasive volcanic rock towering over the beautiful brownstone architecture to help create a unique landscape that no other major City can compete with. This backdrop will always…

Chocolatarium

When visiting Edinburgh sooner or later the steep pavements and the horizontal winds are going to take their toll and you will feel in need of some sustenance.  Chocolate will give you the energy boost you require, so I suggest…

Gilded Balloon

Gilded Balloon Basement is an oft-forgotten secret, nestling snugly between Princess Street and George Street, and easily dismissed by visitors at first glance as a dimly lit backstreet.  And yet its home to a wide range of bars and restaurants,…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019: Anna & Helen

A packed auditorium at teatime on a humid Saturday, and the audience would need a show to help break through that difficult period of afternoon fatigue before the evening Fringe revelry kicks in. Step forward Anna and Helen, with their…

National Museum of Scotland – August 2019

Usually I’m diving into the National Museum of Scotland to avoid the terrible Edinburgh weather, but unusually at the start of the Fringe festival and a busy time on the surrounding streets of the city its great to head away…

Three Sisters – St Patricks Day

If you are planning to visit Edinburgh on the night of St Patricks day in future years to come, and you enjoy a lively evenings entertainment, then the place you may want to head for is the Three Sisters bar,…

Stuff

If you are looking for a cheaper destination for hotel accommodation just outside of Edinburgh, want a location which is handy for also visiting Glasgow, and want a great range of designer shopping stores under one roof then Livingston is…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Darren Walsh

If you like a show which lurches around at a very fast pace with non-stop puns and gags then Darren Walsh is your man. Recent appearances on TV and radio, plus Dave TV joke of the year in 2015, Darren…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018: Seen and Heard

If you want a show that has absolutely everything, and I mean everything, then look no further than SEEN AND HEARD. The show commences with a young, fragile looking girl called Becky Lou on the stage.  The music starts, and…

National Museum of Scotland: Art of Glass

Another event for me to see in the National Museum of Scotland, ART OF GLASS. I didn’t know what to expect to see when visiting this event today as glass as an art form was not something I’d really stopped…