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Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012: In Pictures

August 23, 2012

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World's most pierced lady at the Edinburgh Fringe

August in Edinburgh means one thing – festival time. Twelve different arts festivals arrive in town, together forming the largest annual cultural festival in the world. Over a four week period the historic and picturesque Scottish capital undergoes a transformation, with artistic and creative events around every conceivable corner. In recent times the Edinburgh Fringe [...]

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Off the Royal Mile: What ELSE to do in Edinburgh

May 3, 2012

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Edinburgh at night

Edinburgh is a city full of culture and activity. There are plenty of opportunities to experience the Scottish culture, see the sights and participate in the world-famous Fringe Festival. I’m sure you’ve been told to see the Castle when you visit, walk to Royal Mile and climb Arthur’s Seat. Sound familiar? If you’ve been there, [...]

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The best burger joints in Edinburgh

March 30, 2012

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Photo via The Cambridge Bar's Facebook page

It’s Friday – it’s warm and sunny and I’ve got  a craving for a burger and a beer. I’d usually grab some mince, garlic, chilli and burger buns from the shop and make them myself but I’m feeling rather lazy today. I’ve ventured to numerous burger joints around Edinburgh so it’s difficult to choose a [...]

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Gorgeous Pinterest Images

February 25, 2012

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So we all know that Pinterest is awesome but did you know that we are on it? Well we are and we at Travelwyse thought it was about time that we shared some of the beautiful images we have created on our profile… Enjoy… Venice via Places to go for Valentine’s Day London via My [...]

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Beautiful Edinburgh Pictures

February 23, 2012

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There are few places in the world that look so beautiful as Edinburgh on a gloomy day. It is easily one of the most intriguing and magical cities on earth, full of narrow closes (passages between buildings), that feel like deep gorges, running through the tall tenements of the old town that eventually open up [...]

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Our favourite UK weekend breaks

February 14, 2012

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Liverpool

A weekend break is the perfect choice for those who want to escape from their weekly routine, spend some time with their families or friends and just relax and forget about work preoccupations. The different tourist alternatives and the cheap flights to the UK have made the country a popular destination for weekend getaways. Visitors [...]

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Edinburgh’s best places to eat

November 9, 2011

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Edinburgh is an amazing city, and is full to the brim with brilliant places to eat. While you have to usual places to dine such as Pizza Hut and McDonalds, if you look a little deeper, you’ll find some of the yummiest food exclusive to Edinburgh.   Illegal Jack’s Illegal Jack’s is located on Lothian [...]

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What to do in Edinburgh?

October 17, 2011

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With many feeling a squeeze on spending, more of us are looking to holiday in the UK than ever before. Edinburgh is a great place to visit for both young and old with lots to do all year round. The Scottish capital has plenty to offer tourists so here are our top five things to [...]

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Take your dogs to Scotland, it’s very dog-friendly there

October 12, 2011

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Loki enjoying his walk through the Scottish Borders

I’ve always had dogs. I’ve grown up with one and my friends and family have always had them. So it’s not surprising that as soon as I moved away from home I wanted a dog. I finally got one this year, he’s called Loki and he’s a dream. When I think back to my childhood, [...]

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Edinburgh – Doors Open Days

September 23, 2011

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Scotland has a great many architectural assets, and Doors Open Days have become an important tradition for showing them off. Cities all over Scotland hold these free events, and this weekend is the last of the year. Edinburgh’s Civic Trust (the Cockburn Association) will be opening the doors of dozens of buildings this weekend and [...]

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