If you only have 24 hours to spend in the city nicknamed the “Athens of the North,” use this itinerary to plan your day! https://passionpassport.com/24-hours-in-edinburgh/
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Designated in 2004 as the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature, Edinburgh touts its illustrious literary past just as much as it celebrates its modern authors. From “Waverley” to “Trainspotting,” a love of good literature seems to emanate from the hidden alleyways and uneven cobbles of this storied city. Pack a book and get ready to explore the wonderland that inspired some of Scotland’s finest tales:
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"Gaelic for “majestic dwelling,” the Balmoral Hotel was originally opened in 1902 as the North British Station in Edinburgh, Scotland. On the east end of Princes Street, this luxury hotel melds Victorian architecture and Scottish Baronial style into a five-star lodging."
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The doors of the Airlink 100 bus from Edinburgh airport hissed open at what we thought was the stop nearest to our hotel. The desk clerk I'd emailed said the stop was directly in front of the hotel, which was supposed to be close to the city center. As the bus pulled away, we did not appear to be either opposite the hotel or near the center of anything, except a row of low-rise brown stone structures and a four-lane road. Wrong stop.
From pedicabs to porridge bars, Aberdeen Angus steaks to Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh is slowly but very surely, going green. Read more: https://matadornetwork.com/change/green-guide-to-edinburgh/
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Saddle up, gin guzzlers – the 2018 Scot Gin Fest will be sweeping across this fair nation in a few months’ time, with stops in Glasgow on April 21 and Edinburgh on May 12. And so, in preparation for this glorious day, you’d best start acquainting yourself with some of the finest botanicals around. Check out our guide to the key gin locales in Edinburgh, from the most innovative distilleries to the best watering holes north of the border.