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Top 13 Interesting Facts About Edinburgh

Top 13 Interesting Facts About Edinburgh November 23, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Love visiting Edinburgh but don’t know much about it? We’ve compiled a list of the top 13 most fascinating facts about Scotland’s capital. 1. Historical Fact: Edinburgh’s nickname, Auld Reekie (Old Smoky), marks an era when the city’s buildings and crowded homes burnt a lot of coal...

Gruesome Grave Robbers: Burke and Hare

Gruesome Grave Robbers: Burke and Hare October 7, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Keeping with the Halloween theme, I wanted to alert you all to a new movie coming out all about Burke and Hare, the notorious grave robbers/serial killers from Edinburgh. The trailer looks great – I can’t wait to see it! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE7KvAyVnbw[/youtube] Last week,...

Famous Edinburgh

Famous Edinburgh September 15, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Not only is Edinburgh one of the most breathtakingly beautiful cities in the world, it’s been the home and playing ground of quite a few remarkable individuals. Here’s a lit of some famous Scots and the sites associated with them in Edinburgh: Sir Patrick Geddes (1854 – 1932): A pioneering...
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