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  • Day 5 - Day 3 in EdinburghWhile waiting for our first bus, we were delighted to watch a small flock of Goldfinches devouring Dandelion seeds. Today we really tested our knowledge of Lothian buses. We took a 10, a Posted by SteveJD in Our maiden holiday in Scotland | May 10, 2022
  • Day 4 - Day 2 in EdinburghWe again made good use of public transport. Thank goodness buses are good and reasonably priced as parking is the joint most costly in the UK and driving into Edinburgh at the moment is a nightmare with all of Posted by SteveJD in Our maiden holiday in Scotland | May 9, 2022
  • Day 2After an excellent breakfast at The Kestrel, we went off the main roads to detour through the Niddersdale AONB. It truly is a beautiful area of the Yorkshire Dales, although like many pretty country areas there are few places Posted by SteveJD in Our maiden holiday in Scotland | May 7, 2022
  • The First I have been away on my first trip of 2022! I went to Edinburgh, a total of 28 miles (45 km) from home. Well, it is a start. It counts as a trip because Posted by IainT in Here, and Sometimes There | Jan 21, 2022
  • Hanam'sI had eaten in [[https://www.hanams.com|Hanam's]] before, but several years ago. On my last (September '21) visit to Edinburgh I decided to go back. It is locate Posted by IainT in Pit Stops | Oct 1, 2021
  • Mum's[[https://www.monstermashcafe.co.uk|Mum's]] is in Forrest Road in Edinburgh, close to the National Museum, Edinburgh University's city centre campus, and the Greyfriars Bobby statue. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/871145/large_IMG_1911.JPG ca Posted by IainT in Pit Stops | Sep 30, 2021
  • Change of Scene Over the weekend I read something about the languishing syndrome* which can affect any of us as a consequence of the pandemic. “Change your scenery” was o Posted by IainT in Here, and Sometimes There | Aug 8, 2021
  • City Break My quest to escape continues. This time the experience is very different to the Outer Hebrides - Northern Ireland. I took an Aer Lingus flight from Posted by IainT in Here, and Sometimes There | Jun 18, 2021
  • 1972 (Part 2) My 9 months working in Toulouse during 1972-73 changed me in so many ways. I was only 19, and still maturing (slowly) so it played a big part in shaping the end pro Posted by IainT in Here, and Sometimes There | Aug 17, 2020
  • 1972 (Part 1) Are you ready for Chapter 3 of my Life Changing Travel series? This chapter takes me back to 1972. In September that year I Posted by IainT in Here, and Sometimes There | Aug 15, 2020
  • Snapshot I wonder how the Covid 19 events of March - June 2020 will appear when we look back on them 3, 6 and 12 months from now. How will our lives be 3, 6 and Posted by IainT in Here, and Sometimes There | Jun 22, 2020
  • 1968 If you have a travel blog but cannot travel, what is the answer? One is to look back. My second big travel adventure came alon Posted by IainT in Here, and Sometimes There | Apr 20, 2020
  • Malmö - The Essentials To get to Malmö I flew from Edinburgh to Copenhagen with easyJet. Flight time was 90 minutes (a little slower going west) and it cost £107 return. I only Posted by IainT in Here, and Sometimes There | Feb 8, 2020
  • Edinburgh to DoverThe trip started very early with the train from Folkestone via London to Edinburgh. This was included in the cost of the short cruise. We were met at Waverley Station and taken in a coach to the port at Leith. Cruising Posted by InvictaMoto in Scandinavia | Apr 1, 2020
  • Scottish HighlandsGreetings! Today's adventure took us on a tour of the Scottish Highlands in northern Scotland. Scotland is one of my favorite countries and Edinburgh has been one of my most favorite cities we've had the opportunity to visit. We took Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Nov 16, 2019
  • EdinburghIt’s the hot month of August ... when the Fringe Festival and the Military Tattoo take over Edinburgh! I’ve done my homework and have a to-do list of things we’d like to see on our first day in Posted by Linda Fluckiger in Living a Dream | Sep 10, 2019
  • Holyrood The last few weeks might look like a blank page in my travel journals, and it is true I have not been anywhere very interesting - with a notable exception - but I have been b Posted by IainT in Here, and Sometimes There | Aug 18, 2019
  • Road Trip Stop 3: Berwick and EdinburghUp early and off again! This time at least I can see clearly out the windscreen! Just as well its another few hours on the road. Just before crossing the border I stopped in England's northernmost town, Berwick upon Tweed. A Posted by mslaurajade in Travel adventures! | Aug 5, 2019
  • The Last Two DaysHello friends, I have time for only a very quick update. Yesterday was a very full (and epic) day of mountain biking on some of the trails in the Rothiemurchus Estate that is part of the Cairngorms National Park. Posted by ReisAdventures in Scotland 2019-- Islands and Speyside | Jul 7, 2019
  • Day 11: EdinburghWe'll preface this entry: This was definitely up there as one of our least favorite days...and it was Ashley's birthday. We got up and made our way into Edinburgh. We originally planned on finding a parking garage but had read Posted by kdpitt08 in Scotland | Jul 2, 2019
  • UK Trip 2013Planned a trip by rail to some points of interest - to me - starting in Bath, then Penzance, visiting a friend near Shrewsbury, Conwy Castle, Portmerion, the Lake District, Edinburgh, York and finally London. Posted by Traipser in The Traipser | May 5, 2019
  • Edinburgh CastleOn our last day during our trip to Edinburgh, we went to Edinburgh Castle. This castle sits at the end of the Royal Mile. It is quite an impressive fortress. Edinburgh Castle definitely has a different "feel" to it compared Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | May 1, 2019
  • Palace of HolyroodhouseOur second day in Edinburgh, we took a short walk to Palace of Holyroodhouse, which sits across from the Scottish Parliament and next to Holyrood Park. The Palace of Holyroodhouse, also known as Holyrood Palace, is the official residence Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Apr 28, 2019
  • The Royal Yacht BritanniaAfter arriving in Edinburgh, we dropped our luggage off, grabbed an Uber and headed to the Royal Yacht Britannia. This was an absolute must see for me in Edinburgh since it has a royal connection and I have a new Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Apr 26, 2019
  • EdinburghGreetings! Our next adventure took us to Edinburgh, Scotland for a few days. For those of us who are pronunciation-challenged Edinburgh is pronounced E-din-burrah. Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. We took the train up, which took about four hours Posted by LCP in The Adventures of Penny's People | Apr 24, 2019
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