Tag Archives: Edinburgh

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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Forth Bridges Bus & Boat Tour

The weather has been unusual this year, we’ve had a few good days but there’s been plenty of rainy days to accompany it. Unfortunately it was a bit drizzly on the day of our Forth Bridges Bus And Boat Tour, … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Fringe for Kids: War Of The Worms

In case anyone in Edinburgh hadn’t noticed, the festival has begun. Of course I’m joking, you cannot miss the festival, it’s everywhere. Personally I think that’s a good thing, but then I live on the outskirts and can retreat when … Continue reading

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Top 10 Children’s Attractions in Edinburgh

I got together with Erin and had a little brainstorming session to come up with what we think are the top ten children’s attractions in Edinburgh. As I begun looking more closely at our choices I noticed that half of … Continue reading

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Foodinburgh 2013: A Foodie Tour of Edinburgh

My foodie friend Becky and I had been talking about doing a food focused tour of Edinburgh for ages. Like all good ideas they require action to make them happen so in May we finally pinned a date down and … Continue reading

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Horrible Histories Theatre Show & Bus Tour

Edinburgh is full of gory history; the hangings in the Grassmarket, the drowning of suspected witches and the infamous murders of Burke and Hare. There is plenty to satisfy the appetite of small children who can’t get enough horrible history. … Continue reading

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Three Places in Edinburgh For Whisky, Music and Culture

I love Edinburgh, for me it’s on a par with Boston as one of the best cities in the world. There’s no end of things to do and places to see. Here are a few that you may not have … Continue reading

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Patisserie Valerie, Edinburgh

I have been preparing this week for hosting my good friend Becky from www.englishmum.com for our foodie blogger weekend. It’s something we seem to have been talking about forever, and finally it’s going to happen. Being an ex cadet and … Continue reading

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Oink, Edinburgh

My favourite meat in the world is pork. I’m particularly partial to a nice bit of pork belly or a shredded pork shoulder. You can imagine the levels of salivating when I heard there was a place off the Royal … Continue reading

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The Most Romantic Destinations in Edinburgh

Its cobbled, winding streets and ancient buildings steeped in stories give Edinburgh an air of mystery and romance. This makes it the perfect city to visit with your partner, whether you’re long-term or still in the early stages of a … Continue reading

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Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

The opportunity arose this week to take a cookery class at the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School. The cookery school is in the heart of Edinburgh, located on Queen Street. I attended a beginner to intermediate class in meat. The … Continue reading

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A – Z of Edinburgh and Glasgow

I could have easily come up with multiple ideas for most letters. I haven’t always gone with the most obvious, so even if you’re a regular visitor or a resident you should still find something of interest. A is for … Continue reading

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Krispy Kreme Edinburgh

According to the Edinburgh Evening News the brand new Krispy Kreme store in Edinburgh served 10,000 customers a day in its first three weeks. It’s estimated that the shop, based in the Hermiston Gait area of the city sold over … Continue reading

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