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  1. #Blogmanay

    Hogmanay is a word known around the globe and indeed a party time that revellers from all over the planet flock to Scotland to enjoy. The word #Blogmanay is now hot on its heels, a snappy catch-all on social media that brings together all the best bits of Edinburgh’s Near Year celebrations and opens up other spectacular corners of the…

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  2. (c) Lloyd Smith

    Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2014

    Edinburgh’s Hogmanay has come a long way since I used to saunter off to the nefarious free-for-all below the famous old clock on the Tron on the Royal Mile, a clock that was always a few minutes off and which had revellers celebrating ‘The Bells’ at varying times. These days Edinburgh’s Hogmanay has become a slick global spectacle, famous throughout…

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  3. Edinburgh’s Christmas 2014

    Edinburgh’s Christmas has gone from strength to strength over the last few years to emerge as the biggest and most popular build up to Christmas in Scotland and one of the most spectacular and enjoyable in Europe. This year the organisers have promised it will be ‘bigger, better and more affordable than ever’ so join us now as we reveal…

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  4. The Balmoral – Edinburgh’s Stately Hotel Dame

    In a city replete with hotels and some of the highest hotel occupancy rates in Europe it takes a lot to stand out from the crowd. The palatial Balmoral has not only stood out from the crowd for over 100 years, but for me she is Edinburgh’s finest place to stay with stunning bedrooms, lavish public spaces, one of the…

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  5. The Generation of Z

    #EdFringe Theme Week

    Thanks to everyone who contributed to #EdFests Theme week. We would love to hear your stories from the festivals and would love to know what events you enjoyed. Here are some of our highlights from our #EdFests Theme week, enjoy! [View the story “#EdFests Theme Week” on Storify] Looking for travel info on the go? Check out our brand new…

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  6. New Zealand at The Edinburgh Festivals

    The Edinburgh Festivals – the myriad August festivals that together make up the world’s largest arts extravaganza – can be more than a little confusing.  This year to offer a bit of clarity amidst the mayhem we’ve homed in on the flurry of artists from New Zealand who are gracing the stages in Edinburgh. New Zealand is going big on…

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  7. Top 10 Summer Days Out

    We are in the middle of #ScotSummer week on Facebook and Twitter and many of you have been sharing your favourite things to do in Scotland when the sun comes out and the schools end. Here are our top 10 favourite summer days out for you to enjoy this summer.   1. Edinburgh’s Green Lung – Holyrood Park is Edinburgh’s…

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  8. Scotland in View – Scottish Castles

    Many of you had so many different castle pictures to send in and we loved so many of them we thought you all deserved a nice little blog post to show them off proudly! Thanks again to everyone who sent in their pictures.       Looking for travel info on the go? Check out our brand new mobile website….

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  9. Edinburgh – The City of Constant Reinvention

    Edinburgh is one of those cities that every time you visit there always seems to be either something to do that you’ve never tried before or somewhere new to explore. I found both when I headed into the Scottish capital this spring with my young family in tow. A Tale of Two Edinburgh Hotels Our first base was a hotel…

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  10. The Caledonian, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel © Robin McKelvie

    Top 10 Hotels in Edinburgh

    As we welcome #scothotelweek for another year, we take a look at some of the best hotels to stay in, in our capital city of Edinburgh. 1. The Balmoral – For me Edinburgh’s top five star hotel, this classy old world dame has been impressing on Princes Street since 1902. I’ve stayed under the landmark clock tower four times over the…

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  11. Top 10 Self Catering Places to Stay in Scotland

    1. Scott Apartment Why bother with a cramped hotel room when you can enjoy real Edinburgh city centre luxury at this lavish pad just off George Street? My young family loved our weekend here and not just the location. The main living space is massive, they’ve got a swish bathroom complete with a TV at the foot of the bath…

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