Quick, taps aff, summer is finally here, the sun’s out in Scotland! But where are Edinburgh’s best spots for catching some of that rare Scottish sunshine?
On the day Article 50 is triggered and step closer to Brexit, dear Europe, it’s not you, it’s not me, but here we are and as Whitney so wisely once said, I’ll always love you (more than this lonely island).
Leith is the place for Edinburgh creatives, Michelin-star chefs and anyone looking to explore an alternative side to the historic Scottish capital. If you fancy exploring more of Edinburgh’s maritime history and truly stepping off the tourist trail, spend a day in Leith – and this is how to do it…
Full fry-up, avocado on toast or just coffee and a croissant: whatever weekend breakfast you go for, here are a few of my favourite local cafés in Edinburgh worth getting out of bed for.
Photos are the best, free souvenirs. Each week I’ll post a photograph from some of the most special places I’ve visited on my travels. Leave a comment or share your favourite place below.
Fancy a weekend tasting Islay whisky, with this stunning Scottish isle to yourself? Find out when to go if you want to tour the distilleries – Bowmore, Talisker and Caol Isla to name but a few – plus tips on where to catch the ferry and the best b&b for your weekend escape.
You’ve walked the Royal Mile, climbed Arthur’s Seat, toured Edinburgh Castle; what else is there to see and do in Edinburgh? Take a look at this alternative guide from an Edinburgh local (that’s me!) and explore the beautiful heart of the city that exists beyond its main attractions.