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The Chocolatarium: Review of Edinburgh’s Hands-On Chocolate Tour

Chocolate moulds with toppings The Chocolatarium Activities Tours on Royal Mile Edinburgh

Like chocolate? You’ll love this interactive attraction in the Old Town. The Chocolatarium is Edinburgh’s only micro chocolate factory and during your visit you get the opportunity to smell, touch, taste, make and drink chocolate. During the 90 minute tour, you’ll learn about the history of chocolate, try variations from around the world and make […]

10 Places to Try Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh: Hotels, Cafes & Castles

Best Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh trays of cakes, sandwiches and scones

Looking for a delightful afternoon tea in Edinburgh? This unique foodie experience is loved by locals, visitors and royalty alike, who often replace lunch for trays of cakes, scones and sandwiches! Many of Edinburgh’s hotels offer afternoon tea packages in opulent settings and there are a handful of Instagram-worthy cafes that serve afternoon tea platters […]

Edinburgh in One Day: Jam-Packed Itinerary Options

Free things to do in Edinburgh Humes Royal Mile Edinburgh

Wondering how to pack everything into Edinburgh in one day? I know we’re biased but 24 hours is never enough in Scotland’s capital but we appreciate that some trips are tight on time so we’ve created this jam-packed one-day Edinburgh itinerary that ticks all the exciting bucket list items around the Old and New Town. […]

7 Festive Santa’s Grottos In Edinburgh 2021

Santa Grotto Edinburgh

Wondering which locations are hosting Santa’s Grotto in Edinburgh this year? We’ve had an email from the big man’s elves who have kindly pinpointed his route for December however, you must book a time slot to meet Santa in Edinburgh or you’ll be on the naughty list! Where To See Santa In Edinburgh This Year […]

5 Unique Airbnb Experiences In Edinburgh You Should Try

Silent Adventure Disco Tour Edinburgh Earphones

Edinburgh, the cultural capital of Scotland, is home to many entertaining and exciting activities! From exploring the Old Town with an expert historian to funny tours led by local comedians, this guide details the best Airbnb Experiences in Edinburgh. These unique tours are led by locals so you are guaranteed to be putting money back […]

Edinburgh Bonfire Night & History Of Guy Fawkes

Edinburgh Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Day is an annual family-friendly event which takes place on November 5th. Locals watch firework displays, light sparklers and feel the warmth from bonfires put on by local councils and private companies. In Scotland’s capital, there are a number of Edinburgh bonfire nights hosted on or around November 5th. This […]

6 Spooky Edinburgh Ghost Tours All Year Round

Edinburgh Ghost Tour By Bus

Looking for the most frightful Edinburgh ghost tours available all year round? This guide details the best options on foot, visiting the most ghastly dark spots around the city and underground, if you dare! There’s even an option to learn about Edinburgh’s haunting characters by bus, a bus that carried dead bodies nonetheless. So let’s […]

Restaurants in West End Edinburgh You Should Try

La Da Vin West End Food

Looking for the best restaurants in Edinburgh’s West End? This small area, which is literally a step away from the City Centre, packs in a lot of culinary opportunities so you can dine from morning ’til night while avoiding the city’s tourists. Have we missed one of your favourite places to eat West End Edinburgh? […]