Travel Guides

The Ultimate Guide for Spending 48 Hours in Edinburgh

Dean Village on the Water of Leith

I can't figure out how I've never written a guide for spending 48 hours in Edinburgh, considering this is my favorite city, my home base, and the place where I've spent more time than anywhere else since I started traveling the world. Maybe it's because I could never decide how to cram everything into just two days (considering I've been exploring this city for months and am still finding new gems all the time), or maybe because I've already written journal-type posts about days I've spent here. Whatever the reason, here's my recommendation on how to spend your weekend (or week-day) city break in the capital of Scotland.

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A Complete 48-Hour Itinerary for Falkirk Scotland

A Complete 48-Hour Itinerary for Falkirk Scotland 1

If you're looking for a good excursion from Edinburgh in Scotland, Falkirk is a great choice. This city is located only half an hour away from the capital and has plenty of fantastic attractions, including the largest equestrian statues in the world and the only boat wheel in the world, not to mention a few filming locations from Outlander as well as the most curious folly in Scotland. Here's a guide on how to spend 48 hours in Falkirk.

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A Guide to Wild Camping at Yellowcraig Beach Near Edinburgh

Wild Camping at Yellowcraig Beach

I can’t believe it took me five years in an out of Edinburgh to finally go wild camping at Yellowcraig Beach. It’s only an hour away by bus and simply gorgeous! I can see myself going there once a month from now on whenever I’m in town. Here’s why I loved the beach there so much, and what to expect …

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Edinburgh’s Chihuahua Cafe: Enjoying the Happiest Place in Scotland

Selfie with Lady Bee at the Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe

In my search to find the most enjoyable activities in Edinburgh, I ran across the newly opened Chihuahua Cafe. What could be better than cuddling eight small dogs for an hour? In my opinion, not much. Edinburgh’s Chihuahua Cafe just might be the happiest place in town, especially judging by the massive smiles that all the patrons leave with. What …

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21 Attractions in Edinburgh for a Rainy Day

21 Attractions in Edinburgh for a Rainy Day 3

When planning your trip to Scotland, make sure to include some attractions in Edinburgh for a rainy day. If there’s one certainty, it’s that it will almost always rain in Edinburgh. While most of my favorite spots in the city are outdoors, there are plenty of indoor attractions you can enjoy as well. National Museum of Scotland This is easily …

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