Category Archives: Planning

Plan a trip in Edinburgh with these helpful tips and first timer advice.

How Much Does Visiting Edinburgh Cost?


Is Edinburgh expensive? Can you visit Edinburgh on a budget? When is the best time to visit Edinburgh? These are questions we often hear from 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 […]

The Perfect Edinburgh Packing List – We Live in Scotland

Victoria Street Gemma Yellow Coat Rain Camera Edinburgh Packing List

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 […]

Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport: Bus, Train, Tram, Taxi, Transfer & Car Rental

Edinburgh Airport Air Traffic Control Tower

Planning on flying into Edinburgh Airport or have you just enjoyed a wonderful holiday in Scotland and you are due to depart from Edinburgh Airport? Getting to Edinburgh city centre from the airport or vice versa has never been easier. The choice of travel is down to you and your budget. This guide will help […]