Author Archives: Everything Edinburgh

26 Festive Things to do in Edinburgh in Winter

Bustling Edinburgh’s Christmas Market in Princes Street Gardens, George Street lights illuminating the midnight blue sky and The Dome’s towering tree of varying colours. Keep reading to find out the ultimate list of festive things to do in Edinburgh in winter for locals and tourists alike. Why don’t you stay a little longer and experience […]

Best Brunch in Edinburgh: 16 Lovely Breakfast Spots

Brunch in Edinburgh

Eggs benny with the fam, boozy brunch with the girls or feeding the hangover from hell? Our guide to brunch in Edinburgh will fill that hanger hole and prep you for picking the perfect pancake or full Scottish spots. We’ve detailed whats on the menu, if restaurants are kid and fur baby friendly and what […]

How Much Does Visiting Edinburgh Cost?


Is Edinburgh expensive? Can you visit Edinburgh on a budget? When is the best time to visit Edinburgh? Questions we hear often by Scotland fans planning a trip to Edinburgh. This guide details how much a visit to Edinburgh costs and includes transport fares, accommodation options, food and drink costs and activity ticket prices. We’ve […]

Best Time To Visit Edinburgh Explained

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There is no bad season for an Edinburgh break but depending on your travel budget, style and reason for visiting there may be specific times of the year that suit you best! This guide to the best time to visit Edinburgh will discuss what’s happening in Scotland’s capital each month, the expected temperatures and outline […]

Planning A Trip To Edinburgh, Scotland

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Planning a trip to Edinburgh? This very detailed guide goes over all of the essential Edinburgh travel information you need to enjoy a stopover, weekend break or an extended trip to Scotland and its capital, Edinburgh. Each section delves into Scotland travel tips including transport, accommodation, activities, tours, where to dine, what to pack, etiquette, […]

Sneak Peek Inside The Royal Yacht Britannia Edinburgh & Tour Review

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Catch a glimpse of Queen Elizabeth’s preferred room, see the honeymoon bed requested by Charles, and find out why a wombat takes pride of place in a roof fan during this self-guided tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh. After 44 years of royal service, HMY Britannia is berthed at Ocean Terminal in Leith […]

The Perfect Edinburgh Packing List – We Live in Scotland

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Looking for the ideal Edinburgh packing list and wondering what to pack for the city that experiences four seasons in one day? This guide takes you through each season and details exactly what to plan for all occasions and events including dining out, casual pub drinks, day hikes and visiting attractions. Why trust us? We […]

Things to do in Edinburgh in Spring: Nature, Hikes & Rainy Day Activities

Gemma among the pink cherry blossom trees at the Meadows Park in Edinburgh

There’s no bad time to visit Edinburgh but April and May can be a delight if you prepare your packing list* for all four seasons!  Scotland has woken from its winter slumber, meaning that days are longer, flowers bloom, cherry blossoms explode and the city celebrates Easter traditions and holidays.  This guide details the best […]

14 Edinburgh Hotels with Parking (Free & Discounted)

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Edinburgh, Scotland’s historic capital city, is home to many cultural landmarks and tourist spots which attract millions of visitors each year. There are many hotels both centrally located and a short distance from the city, but if you’re looking for places to stay in Edinburgh where parking facilities are available, this isn’t always easy.  This […]