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The Royal Highland Show: Best Summer Festival

The Royal Highland Show: Best Summer Festival June 6, 2011 | Events | Read More
Edinburgh is renowned for its summer festival season. Each year thousands of tourists flock to the capital of Scotland for the city’s various performing arts festivals, including the hilarious Fringe Festival and the exquisite Edinburgh International Festival. But while these events are worth the trip,...

A Royal Unveiling: Stirling Castle

A Royal Unveiling: Stirling Castle May 31, 2011 | Kid Friendly, What's New | Read More
Summer is here, and you’ll probably be looking for interesting excursions to fill your weekends. Why not take a day trip to Stirling Castle? Located 40 miles northwest of Edinburgh, Stirling Castle rivals Edinburgh Castle in magnificence and even importance (Mary Queen of Scots was crowned here...

Edinburgh Zoo Debuts Baby Zebras

Edinburgh Zoo Debuts Baby Zebras May 30, 2011 | Kid Friendly, What's New | Read More
Two rare baby zebras that were born three months ago have now made their public debut at Edinburgh Zoo. The adorable creatures are Grevy zebras, a particularly endangered species of zebra noted for its large ears and narrow stripes. There are only 2,000-2,5000 Grevy zebras left on the planet due to habitat...

A Royal Affair: Edinburgh Castle and Holyroodhouse Palace

A Royal Affair: Edinburgh Castle and Holyroodhouse Palace May 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
The royal wedding has come and gone, but it seems the media is still obsessed with all things Prince William and Kate Middleton (now a princess!). From The Daily Mail to The Guardian, the public just can’t get enough of the royal family. And if you’ve caught the bug, you’re probably...
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