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Edinburgh Centre

Few cities in the world give you access to a castle and two extinct volcanoes!  Edinburgh is just such a city with Castlehill and Arthur’s Seat within 15 minutes walk of each other.  As a result of this fiery geological history,  Edinburgh’s city centre is curious mix of the ancient and modern.  The volcanic plug […]

Edinburgh Old Town

Edinburgh is a city of distinct parts.  The Old and New Town are separated by the green expanse of Princes Street Gardens and centuries of history.  The ancient  buildings chronicle the city’s past and it is impossible not wonder what life was like in those days gone by.  As the old saying goes, ‘Age before […]

Haunted Edinburgh

Recent press reports have listed Edinburgh as the most haunted city in the United Kingdom. With 375 paranormal sightings in the last 25 years Edinburgh beat Glasgow and Nottingham to the title of ‘spookiest’ city. The results were collated together by author and ghost hunter Christian Jensen Romer to promote a new tv programme, ‘Paranormal […]