Edinburgh

  • hermitage of braid woodland edinburgh autumn
    Edinburgh,  Scotland

    Autumn In Edinburgh: The Best Places To See Colourful Leaves

    Don’t you just love autumn? It’s my favourite season! 🍂 As soon as the leaves begin turning those golden shades, I have to get out and admire them. Over the last few years, I have enjoyed discovering Edinburgh in the autumn and the beautiful autumnal scenery across the city. Autumn is a wonderful time to visit Edinburgh. After the busy rush of the tourism peak season and the summer festivals, the city quietens down. Nature surrounds Edinburgh, and in the autumn it really comes to life. Wildlife scavenge before hibernation and the burns babble before they freeze. The multitude of shades of red, orange and yellow bring vibrancy to the…

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    Edinburgh,  Scotland

    Taking Just Eat Cycles For A Spin – An Honest Review Of The Edinburgh Bike Hire Scheme

    Transport for Edinburgh recently launched a new city cycle scheme sponsored by food delivery website Just Eat called Just Eat Cycles in Edinburgh. The programme has been live since September 2018, and although has run into difficulties and criticism, promises to make bike rental easier and cycling a go-to mode of transport for the residents and visitors to the beautiful city of Edinburgh. Myself and Fiachra had some free time during the January New Years Holidays and, willing to try new things, decided to give Just Eat Cycles in Edinburgh a go. Here’s a review of our experience! Summary: Overall Review Rating Of The Just Eat Cycles In Edinburgh – 6/10 Good for…

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    Edinburgh,  Scotland

    Christmas Markets & Fairs In Edinburgh: What’s On (2021)

    Every year Edinburgh and the surrounding areas of the Lothians has an abundance of Christmas Markets & Fairs! Here’s a list of all the one’s I know about! I have included details of where, when and what for each, as well as information about any entry costs for attendees. Plus, if you’re thinking about having a stall at any of them and trading yourself, you’ll find a rough estimate of how much it costs and how to get in contact. This page is regularly updated to make sure you get the latest information. If you notice anything missing, please get in touch. Christmas Markets & Fairs In Edinburgh & The…

  • best independent coffee shops in edinburgh
    Edinburgh,  Food & Drink,  Scotland

    The 5 Best Independent Coffee Shops In Edinburgh

    Edinburgh has a great coffee scene and some of the best independent coffee shops in Scotland. I love coffee! But where do I like to get my caffeine fix? There are so many great coffee shops in Edinburgh and I am still exploring them all. But I do have some favourites. I prefer to go to independent coffee shops rather than chain cafes. Each independent coffee shop is different and lovable in their own unique way. They have wonderfully cosy atmospheres, tasty treats and, of course, amazingly tasty coffee. As an Edinburgh local of 4 years, I can recommend you the best independent coffee shops around. These coffee shops can…