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Edinburgh — A highlight of any tour through Europe, Edinburgh (pronounced Edin-burra) is virtually two cities in one, with lively Princes Street serving as the dividing line between medieval Old Town and 18th-century New Town. The sum of these two parts is Britain’s second-most-visited urban center, where travelers come to explore majestic Edinburgh Castle, world-class museums, lush green spaces, and a roster of summertime music and arts festivals. Add in a growing selection of innovative restaurants and cutting-edge hotels, and our Edinburgh Travel Guide is sure to show you just why Scotland’s capital city is a place you will want to return to again and again.

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A Budget Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

August 28, 2017 by Karen Gardiner

It's no secret that Edinburgh is one of the most appealing cities in the world for visitors. Both its medieval Old Town and its Georgian New Town ... Read More »


How to Get Out of Edinburgh Without Leaving the City

October 17, 2016 by Nicole Serratore

When most people think of Edinburgh, they think ofa small, walkable city, chock-full ofhistoric charm. But it is also a gateway to hidden gardens,beachfront ... Read More »


5 Fall Destinations for Beer, Wine & Spirits Lovers

September 06, 2016 by Donna Heiderstadt

The tasting may be great year-round, but it’s the comfortable weather that makes September and October the perfect time to visittheplaceswhere beer, wine, or ... Read More »


The Great Estate: A New Way to Stay at the Edinburgh Fringe

April 26, 2016 by Karen Gardiner

Every August when the world's largest arts festival hits Edinburgh, the population of the Scottish capital more than doubles. For visitors, that inevitably ... Read More »


All the Buzz: 5 Sweet Beekeeping Experiences

April 14, 2015 by Teresa Bitler

Bees do more than make honey -- their pollinating efforts contribute to the landscape you see and the local foods you eat. These five beekeeping experiences ... Read More »

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