24 Hours in Edinburgh by hilarystyle

Scotland, Edinburgh Guide (B): 24 Hours in Edinburgh by hilarystyle

Have you ever visited a place that felt so right, so special that it was almost painful to leave? Love at first sight? That’s exactly how I felt about Edinburgh from the very first moment. I’m not exaggerating when I say my mouth literally fell open with the unique beauty of the city, so when Tim suggested we go back for a repeat visit I was ecstatic and so were our boys!

Having already visited many of Edinburgh’s major highlights on a previous visit, and because we only had one full day, we decided not to plan too much in advance. This worked out to be the perfect mix of old favorites and new discoveries.

A bonus was our meet up with close friends from California! How exciting to meet up with friends in a far away place! Our dinner together and a lovely walk along the Royal Mile to Edinburgh Castle was a highlight of our visit.

Our first stop the next day was brunch! I know I said we weren’t planning anything, but there was one exception, our much anticipated repeat visit to Oink, located in the Grassmarket neighborhood. I guess we were excited because we arrived on the early side and they weren’t open yet. Wandering in and out of the area’s shops was the perfect way to pass time while we waited. The above photo of our meal at Oink speaks for itself! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 24 Hours in Edinburgh by hilarystyle
Guide Location: Scotland » Edinburgh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Edinburgh Castle   Oink   Grassmarket   Palace of Holyroodhouse   Scottish Parliament   Arthurs Seat   St. Giles Cathedral   Writers Museum   Inn on the Mile   Princes Street   La Garrigue   Wagamama  
Author: Hilary Gudgel
Read it on author's website: https://hilarystyle.me/2016/11/11/24-hours-in-edinburgh/

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