Travel with Me / Edinburgh

Scotland, Edinburgh Guide (B): Travel with Me / Edinburgh

Edinburgh was one of the cities I was most looking forward to visiting during our big European adventure. Before visiting, I dreamed of regal castles full of history, charming buildings holding enchanting stories, and romantic streets filled with bagpipe music. That is why I made sure to book one of our longest stays of the whole trip in this city (five days!). I’m happy to say that the image in my head was very accurate, and you definitely need to make sure Edinburgh is on your travel bucket list.

In the descriptions below, I have underlined the attractions, restaurants, and things to do that I suggest adding to your five-day itinerary in Edinburgh based on my experience.

Due to flooding in England’s Lake District, our trip from Ambleside to Edinburgh was much longer than it should have been. We had to take a couple of trains and then switch to a bus that replaced the final train of the trip. Needless to say, it was a long day of travel, and we arrived at our hotel in Edinburgh tired and hungry! We decided to find a great Scottish restaurant for our first dinner in Scotland before calling it an early night. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Travel with Me / Edinburgh
Guide Location: Scotland » Edinburgh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Mums Great Comfort Food   The Elephant House   Black Medicine Coffee Co.   Edinburgh Castle   Royal Mile   Scottish Parliament Building   Hakataya   Lovecrumbs   Royal Yacht Britannia   Arthur’s Seat   The Devil’s Advocate   Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa  
Author: Emily Abernathy
Read it on author's website: http://www.emilyabernathy.com/2016/02/travel-with-me-edinburgh/

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