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Where to stay in Edinburgh

Where to stay in Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital city continues to grow in popularity, drawing tourists from all over the world, making it the second most popular destination in the United Kingdom. Whether you are visiting one of Edinburgh’s famous festivals or coming to explore the rich history, there are many things to do in Edinburgh. To help you decide what area to stay in Edinburgh Scotland, we’ve rounded up some of the most popular neighbourhoods for travellers and the best Edinburgh hotels. The city is relatively compact and has an excellent bus system, plus taxi cabs are plentiful, so no matter where to stay in Edinburgh, you’ll have no trouble getting around town. We will cover off all types of Edinburgh accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Edinburgh hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Edinburgh, the best Edinburgh hotels, best places in Edinburgh to visit, the best places to stay in…
Where to stay in Glasgow

Where to stay in Glasgow

Scotland’s largest city is often overshadowed by the historic capital, Edinburgh, but Glasgow city has a thriving cultural scene that is well worth exploring. This includes the Scottish Opera, the National Theater of Scotland and the Scottish Ballet. There’s also a lively music scene in Glasgow, evidenced by the UNESCO City of Music designation. Glasgow is a very walkable city, with a small underground system, as well as regular train and bus routes for getting around outside of Glasgow city centre. Using the guide below, you can find the best places to stay in Glasgow, Scotland. Don’t miss the chance to visit one of the most “up and coming” cities of the United Kingdom. We will cover off all types of Glasgow accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Glasgow hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Glasgow, the best Glasgow hotels, best places in Glasgow to visit,…
Where to stay on the Isle of Skye

Where to stay on the Isle of Skye 

Scotland’s Isle of Skye is a bucket list destination for many travelers visiting the Scottish Highlands. Although you can visit in a very long day trip from nearby areas, you will really be glad you decided to stay overnight and allow yourself more time to explore. With so many quaint villages scattered across the island, it can be difficult to choose where to stay on Isle of Skye. Fortunately, we’ve rounded up the best places to stay in the Isle of Skye, as well as Isle of Skye accommodation recommendations for every budget and travel style.  We will cover off all types of Isle of Skye accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Isle of Skye hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Isle of Skye, the best Isle of Skye hotels, best places in Isle of Skye to visit, the best places to stay in Isle…
Where to stay in Inverness

Where to stay in Inverness

Along the north coast of Scotland lies the small city of Inverness, best known as the home of Loch Ness and the famous Loch Ness monster. This Scottish Highlands destination on the banks of the River Ness has so much more to offer besides the famous lake, and it’s worth staying a few days to explore all the options. With dozens of hotels in Inverness Scotland, it can be hard to settle on a place to stay that’s in a good location. Fortunately, we’ve written this guide to the best places to stay in Inverness Scotland, with Inverness accommodation recommendations for every type of traveler and every travel budget.  We will cover off all types of Inverness accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Inverness hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Inverness, the best Inverness hotels, best places in Inverness to visit, the best places to…
Isle of Skye & West Highlands - 4 Day tour with Rabbie’s

Isle of Skye & West Highlands – 4 Day tour with Rabbie’s

After my 3 day tour in Ireland with Rabbie’s, I decided to head to Scotland and take a 4 day tour to the Isle of Skye and the West highlands. I absolutely love Rabbies! The guides have the freedom to be able to customize tours, so it pretty much a guarantee that every tour is going to be slightly different. There is also a max of 16 people so its a small group tour, making it easier to get along with your fellow passengers as well as your driver guide.  Not only are the guides super duper friendly (and funny!), they will make sure to ask all of the passengers of the tour what they want to see and then they will try their best to show them as well as showing off the best of the area they are in. The guides pride themselves on trying to take you…
48 hours in Edinburgh - 2 Day Itinerary

48 hours in Edinburgh – 2 Day Itinerary

Edinburgh is Scotland’s bustling, vibrant capital that is known as the city of festivals, playing host to annual arts, literature and theatre events that draw thousands of visitors to its streets every year, the most famous of which is known as a the Fringe festival. Aside from its thriving arts scene which is a draw for culture lovers, it’s fascinating medieval and Georgian buildings and a history of clans and battles would satisfy history lovers, whilst the mouth-watering cuisine will be sure to tempt epicureans. Scotland is the ideal short city break destination and 48 hours will give you a taste of the wealth of what Scotland has to offer and entice you to return for more! In this lightning guide to Edinburgh in 48 hours, you’ll discover the very best places to explore, eat and immerse yourself in. This guide is perfect for those who only have 48 Hours…
Ultimate Travel Guide to Edinburgh

Ultimate Travel Guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is Scotland's charming, medieval capital city, and one of the most fascinating destinations within the entire United Kingdom. Though not as large as Glasgow, Edinburgh has a lot to offer visitors. With the Gothic Old Town, sweeping natural landscapes, and the largest annual arts festival in the world, the city has something for every traveller. UNESCO-listed architecture and hiking spots aside, Edinburgh also has a thriving nightlife scene to ensure a fun and memorable time. Whether you’re currently planning a trip to Edinburgh or simply wondering about the city’s attractions, this ultimate travel guide is here to help. Here you will learn all about the best of Edinburgh, from places to see, things to do, foods to eat, and hotels to stay at. Follow along this Edinburgh, Scotland travel guide to get an idea of what your upcoming trip could be like. This ultimate travel guide to Edinburgh will…
Luxury Travel Guide to Edinburgh

Luxury Travel Guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland. Immerse yourself in dramatic and moody landscapes made up of volcanic  peaks, rolling hills and the temperamental Atlantic sea. Explore the immaculately-preserved UNESCO Heritage Old Town, nearby magnificent castles and historic architecture and cobbled streets you can lose yourself in. Edinburgh is a cultural hub, known for its thriving arts, music and literary scene. It  holds the well-deserved title of UNESCO city of literature, being the birthplace of countless famous historic and modern writers and poets as well as hosting annual world-famous literature, arts and music festivals. Edinburgh is a fascinating and beautiful destination with something to offer for everyone including nature lovers, foodies, history buffs and culture lovers. The city hosts a mixture of classic and medieval architecture, cobbled streets, numerous alleyways which lead to hidden gems whose allure will keep you wandering the streets for hours.  There is no question as to why Edinburgh is one…
17 Things to do in Glasgow

17 Things to do in Glasgow

Glasgow is a port city that is often considered a cultural hub of Scotland, thanks to shipbuilding prosperity and being home to the Scottish Opera, the Scottish Ballet and the National Theater of Scotland. Glasgow has many quality museums, and a thriving music scene. Although it is not the capital, it is the largest city in Scotland, and the third largest city in the United Kingdom.  Plan your trip to Scotland Need data for your trip to Scotland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Check out Rabbie's small group tours of the UK and Ireland - I have used them several times and LOVE the drivers and tours (no, they aren't paying me to say this haha!)! Read more on Scotland: Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise…
Things to do in Edinburgh - Tourist Guide

15 Things to do in Edinburgh – Tourist Guide

Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital, a relatively small, hilly city of 500,000 residents. Edinburgh attracts over 1 million foreign visitors each year, making it the United Kingdom’s second most popular tourist destination. Edinburgh has a rich history dating as far back as 8500 B.C. In the 18th century, Edinburgh thrived on several industries, including printing, brewing and distilling, and today has grown into a financial hub of the United Kingdom. Edinburgh hosts several festivals throughout the year, which may be worth planning your trip around. Plan your trip to Scotland Need data for your trip to Scotland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Check out Rabbie's small group tours of the UK and Ireland - I have used them several times and LOVE the drivers and tours (no, they aren't…