Category Archives: Edinburgh

What to do in the Edinburgh School Holidays

The Summer holidays are here and Edinburgh has lots of fun things to offer families who are looking to fill some of these days. The Festival and Fringe are just around the corner, along with Carnivals, Galas, the Mardis Gras … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Theatre, Festival Shows & Gigs this Summer for Kids

It’s fair to say Edinburgh is buzzing during the school summer holidays and it’s not just because of the Fringe. During the months of July and August Edinburgh hosts 7 different types of festivals, so there is bound to be … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Guest Post If you are planning a trip to Edinburgh, August is the time where the city is most vibrant. The Edinburgh Festival is in full swing and the population almost doubles, such is the attraction to tourists for the … Continue reading

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Top Five Things To Do With A Ten Year Old In Edinburgh

Who better to tell you what to do in Edinburgh with a ten year old, than a ten year old. I’m handing the blog over to my own ten year old to give us her top five things to do … Continue reading

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Things For New Mums With A Baby To Do In Edinburgh

For many new mums, when you first get home with your tiny bundle of joy the thought of going anywhere to begin with (how much stuff do you need to start carrying about with you?) can be daunting but eventually … Continue reading

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Staycation in Edinburgh

  Last year the summer weather in Scotland hardly existed at all, we just seemed to have a lot of rain. Ever the optimist I’m thinking that this means this year it will be so much nicer, so a good … Continue reading

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Sensory Dining with Nespresso

We’ve been Nespresso fans for a while now, we bought our machine three years ago and we are club members. When the invitation to enjoy a sensory dining experience arrived, I couldn’t believe my luck. To say that a five … Continue reading

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A Staycation at The Dalmahoy, Edinburgh

A staycation, in case you don’t know, is when you choose to holiday or take a short break but stay very close to home. I couldn’t quite figure out why I’d bother until we did it… Our staycation was over … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things To Do With Kids In Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a great place to visit with kids. Here are our top ten picks for places to take kids of all ages, whatever the weather and whatever your budget. Always have a back-up plan in case you head outdoors … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Royal Mile & Scottish Parliament Walk

Following our successful Buckstone Cafe Walk, we decided to do another to the Royal Mile and Scottish Parliament. It was based loosely on the Edinburgh Tourist Information walk on the Ramblers website. We started half way up the Royal Mile. … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Panto: Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

It’s panto time again! Oh yes it is! This year’s offering is Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs. Like many other Edinburgh families, a trip to the annual pantomime has become a much looked forward to fixture in our calendar. … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Walks: Buckstone Cafe

We live just outside Edinburgh, one of the best cities in the world. Not just my opinion, Edinburgh consistently ranks at the top of ‘best places to live’ lists. It’s easy to take your own home for granted so recently … Continue reading

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Things To Do In Edinburgh For Film Lovers

It’s easy to see why Edinburgh has such a strong connection to the film industry. Not only is it home to one of the most important Film Festivals in the world, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, but also the city … Continue reading

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