Articles for off the beaten path

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...

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...

Oddest Shows at the Fringe

Oddest Shows at the Fringe August 10, 2010 | off the beaten path, What's New | Read More
The Guardian has a great video on the strangest ‘theatre locations’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Watch it to see which shows make the best use of Edinburgh’s dramatic landscape. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UN7K03a8_ik[/youtube] Be sure to check out my extensive blog...

5 Hidden Gems in Edinburgh

5 Hidden Gems in Edinburgh August 3, 2010 | off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Sick of being surrounded by dorky tourists in knee-high white socks and fanny packs? Head to these hidden gems in the city, whose delights only locals know to embrace. St. Bernard’s Well St. Bernard’s Well, located in the Stockbridge neighborhood of Edinburgh (just 15 minutes outside of...