Edinburgh Travel Guide

Scotland, Edinburgh Guide (B): Edinburgh Travel Guide

Scotland’s capital and second largest city, Edinburgh has to be the second coolest city in the UK. I’m not referring to temperature, although it is a bit chilly, I’m referring to its laid back atmosphere, wonderful people, and abundant awesomeness around every corner. Edinburgh is instantly likeable. The beautiful architecture of the old town, untouched by the devastation of war as London was, gives an old-world charm to its streets full of cafés, bars and pie shops. It is one of the world’s most beautiful major cities.

Each summer between July and September Edinburgh is the centre for the world’s largest international arts festival: the Edinburgh Festival. This festival encompasses The Fringe Festival, The International Festival, The Military Tattoo, The International Book Festival, as well as various film festivals, music festivals and ‘whatever else’ festivals. Festivals.

We were there to stay with friends for four nights either side of our dream Scotland whisky tour. Coincidentally, our trip that was planned to be specifically during Scotland’s warmest week, coincided with the start of The Fringe Festival. Cue beers, great food, whisky, comedy, and walking everywhere. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Edinburgh Travel Guide
Guide Location: Scotland » Edinburgh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Castle Rock Hostel   High Street Hostel   Edinburgh Backpackers   Nightcap   Fortitude Coffee   Brew Lab   Century General Store   Artisan Roast   Jeremiah’s Taproom   Stockbridge Tap   Hanging Bat   Cornelius   Devil’s Advocate   Scotch Whisky Experience   Cadenhead’s   Roseleaf   Dishoom   Pera   Polentoni   Dogs   Bread Meats Bread   Mosque Kitchen   Mary’s Milk Bar   Edinburgh Castle   Holyrood Palace   National Museum of Scotland   Camera Obscura   National Monument of Scotland   Princes Street Gardens   Salt Horse   Cloisters Bar   Summerhall Distillery   Cornelius   Piemaker   Mash Tun  
Author: Kane Power
Read it on author's website: http://www.roamandrecon.com/edinburgh/

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