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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...

Celebrating Women’s Suffrage in America, Honoring the Scottish Women’s Movement

Celebrating Women’s Suffrage in America, Honoring the Scottish Women’s Movement August 26, 2010 | Events | Read More
Today is the 90th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, which granted women in America the right to vote. But this was no passive movement – women fought hard resorting to protests, hunger strikes and even acts of vandalism to secure their vote. They owed a lot of their success...

Sun Over Arthur’s Seat

Sun Over Arthur’s Seat June 25, 2010 | Romantic | Read More
Looking to set the mood for a romantic date? Take your love to watch the sunset from Arthur’s Seat: If you can handle the climb, you’ll get some beautiful shots of the castle and city centre:

The Best of Edinburgh: The New Town

The Best of Edinburgh: The New Town June 10, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Tired of staring at ancient fortresses and Gothic cathedrals? Then take a walk through Edinburgh’s New Town to peruse the city’s  more  “contemporary” attractions. Princes Street and Princes Street Gardens Princes Street at Hogmany If the Royal Mile is the life vein of...