• christmas markets and fairs in edinburgh and the lothians
    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…

  • Germany,  Leipzig

    13 Weird & Wonderful Things To Do In Leipzig

    This post will give you 13 ideas of the weirdest, most wonderful and unusual things to do in Leipzig. From goths to secret Nazi meeting places, Buddhist meditation in shopping centres to eating a “bird’s heart” – Leipzig has a whole array of strange and different things to do! I recently took a short trip to Leipzig, a city in eastern Germany, to visit a friend who was studying at university there. I have to be honest, I wasn’t expecting much from the place as I was just there to visit a good old pal. However, I was pleasantly surprised and charmed by what I discovered in Leipzig. Leipzig is…

  • Calton Hill edinburgh
    Edinburgh,  Scotland

    Calton Hill In Edinburgh – Everything You Need To Know

    Calton Hill, 103m (338ft), is a gorgeous little hill. It is an absolute must if you are visiting the city even for a short time. Climbing the hill is a great way to orientate yourself with the layout of Edinburgh, so I recommend going for a walk up Calton Hill on the first day of your itinerary! Do you know that most famous view of Edinburgh? You know, the one that if you look up pictures of Edinburgh on the internet, then there is always that same photo that comes up?! Calton Hill is where all those pictures were taken! Which view am I talking about? This one, of course!:…

  • edinburgh lumen lights festival 2018 art festival scotland
    Edinburgh,  Scotland

    Edinburgh Lumen Festival Review 2018

    Last twilight I went to check out Edinburgh Lumen – a series of free light art installations in three locations across the New Town side of the city. Combining glowing and dazzling lights and projections with meditative music, the project creates an aura and calming atmosphere as you explore and interact with the pieces. There are three sites to explore – the Serenity Garden in St. Andrew Square, Moments Lane beside the Assembly Rooms (between Rose Street and George Street) and the Ocean of Light situated on The Mound Precinct. All are accessible, free and within easy walking distance of each other (5-10 minutes). Signs displayed at each installation provide…