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The Countdown to 2011

The Countdown to 2011 December 30, 2010 | Events | Read More
We wanted to wish you all a Happy New Year! Remember, there is much fun to be had tomorrow. Rock away 2010 at Edinburgh’s gigantic Hogmanay street party or at one of these hopping ceilidhs. And don’t forget to explore the city as well. In fact, let NileGuide help you plan the last day of...

Samhuinn in Edinburgh – Unique Halloween Events

Samhuinn in Edinburgh – Unique Halloween Events October 27, 2010 | Events, off the beaten path | Read More
So I have more Halloween goodies for you! Just a friendly reminder, visit my blog post and guide for info on scary things you can do in the city. But here are some special events only occurring this weekend to celebrate the ghouls and goblins of Scotland (by the way, can’t you tell that Halloween...

The World’s Biggest Pub Quiz?

The World’s Biggest Pub Quiz? October 14, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Hot off the press from Venues.org: “A pub in Scotland is hoping to host the world’s biggest pub quiz, according to a report. The quiz will be held in aid of St Columba’s Hospice and is offering a prize of £1,000 for the winning team at Edinburgh venue the Corn Exchange, the Scotsman...

The Battle of the Bands

The Battle of the Bands October 7, 2010 | Events | Read More
Our rivals over at EdinburghGuide.com are reporting that a new battle of the bands competition will be launched at Hogmanay this year. Read all about it here. Don’t forget to check out our blog post on why you should partake in Hogmanay this New Year’s Eve! [Photo courtesy of VisitScotland.com:...

Haunted Edinburgh: Spooky Activities for Halloween

Haunted Edinburgh: Spooky Activities for Halloween October 1, 2010 | Events, off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Halloween is this month, and while the Brits may not celebrate the scary holiday as intensely as the Yanks, there are still plenty of frights to be had in Edinburgh. Here are the highlights of my guide to having a devilishly good time in the land of Scots (okay enough with the bad puns). Download the...

Hungry? Try EdinTaste

Hungry? Try EdinTaste September 23, 2010 | Events, Food | Read More
Here’s a shout out to EdinTaste, which is putting on a delicious event on October 5th. Learn more below: @EdinTaste invites you to join fellow food lovers for a dinner and whisky tasting at Redwood Restaurant in Stockbridge. The restaurant features Californian cuisine using fresh local Scottish...

Edinburgh: Doors Open Day

Edinburgh: Doors Open Day September 22, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Hey Folks! Just wanted to let you know about a great event happening this Saturday and Sunday, September 25-26th. It’s Edinburgh Doors Open Day – a chance for you to visit a slew of architecturally impressive buildings for free! Here’s the information courtesy of the Cockburn Association: Doors...

The Papal Visit to Edinburgh and Glasgow

The Papal Visit to Edinburgh and Glasgow September 12, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Pope Benedict XVI will be in Scotland this week. Below is all the information you need to know to actually catch a glimpse of the Pope during his one-day visit. The Papal Logo for his visit to Scotland Schedule: The Pope will be arriving at Edinburgh Airport at 10:30am this Thursday, September 16, where...

The Pope is Coming to Edinburgh

The Pope is Coming to Edinburgh September 10, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Last year Christina got to see Pope Benedict while I was studying abroad in Israel. Now, he’s coming to Scotland next week on September 16th. The visit will be the kick off his four-day UK tour. The Pope in Jerusalem last year Stay tuned for more information next week… [Photos by Christina...

Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot – Get Ready for Hogmanay

Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot – Get Ready for Hogmanay September 3, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Ok, so I know it seems a bit early to start planning for New Years Eve. But if you are hoping to attend the number one street party in the world, then you NEED to buy your tickets NOW. Passes for the quintessential Edinburgh winter experience go fast. What exactly is Hogmanay? It’s the Scottish...
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