Articles Tagged ‘“Scotland”’

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...

Hungry on Your Roadtrip? Choose from Three Delicious Snack Options

Hungry on Your Roadtrip? Choose from Three Delicious Snack Options July 8, 2010 | Food | Read More
While in Edinburgh you may wish to take a day trip to many of the wonderful places beyond.  And if you do, you may want to take a meal with you to keep you going. Here are 3 delicious options for a snack/meal for your roadtrip: The “Sweet Tooth” Option, the Slightly Healthier Option and...

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:

Spare Less Than a Fiver at The Chanter

Spare Less Than a Fiver at The Chanter June 16, 2010 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
Hungry in Edinburgh but only got a fiver? Pop by The Chanter for a ridiculously cheap yet delicious meal. Located at 30-32 Bread Street, close to Lothian Road and the Grassmarket, the pub offers several meal deals for only £1.99 (about $3 US). Like Scampie and Chips, Bangers and Mash, Lasagne, and...

Are you ready for some (real) football?

Are you ready for some (real) football? May 28, 2010 | sports, Things to Do | Read More
Edinburgh is a city rich in history and culture, and this is none more apparent than in the world of sport and in particular – football, or soccer as it is known to the yanks. Hearts vs. Hibs Barcelona and Real Madrid, Lazio and Roma, Manchester United and Liverpool, Inter Milan and AC Milan, Celtic...