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How Not To Be Bored During a Layover

How Not To Be Bored During a Layover November 5, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
If you have a long layover and fly into Edinburgh airport and don’t fancy making your way into Edinburgh city centre then why not take a trip to the nearby historic village of South Queensferry. Located just a short ride from the airport, you will find lots of quaint cafes several local bars and...

Desperate for a loo? Here’s what to do…

Desperate for a loo? Here’s what to do… November 4, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Edinburgh City Council runs several public toilets all round the city centre and even outside the city so you should never be caught “Bursting for a pee!”  Some are well signposted, others not so.  However a friendly local will be happy to point you in the right direction. Don't...

Hop On, Hop Off: Transportation in Edinburgh

Hop On, Hop Off: Transportation in Edinburgh August 26, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Unlike London, Edinburgh does not yet have a tube or city wide train system (although a tram system is currently being built and is scheduled to be ready by 2012). So you’ll have to hop on a bus instead. Lucky for you, the Lothian bus company is easy to use and will take you to the four corners...

Best of Edinburgh: What To Pack

Best of Edinburgh: What To Pack July 22, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Ready to visit  Scotland? Heed these packing tips: Must Have Items for the Winter: A warm coat , scarves, gloves and a fuzzy hat or earmuffs, as the temperature can get below zero degrees Celsius. Think of it this way, at least you’ll come prepared to throw snowballs in the Meadows. Leggings...