Top ten things to do in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Royal Mile by Martin Pettitt

by admin on October 23, 2012

in Edinburgh,Scotland

Edinburgh offers itself neatly packaged to the tourist – tartan shops, bagpipes, the Castle and haggis for tea – a nice little ersatz taste of Scotland.

But to get the most out of the city, you need to go a bit further – wander around the back streets or take a hike up the hills or spend some time in the museums.  Here are my top ten favourites: [click to continue…]


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