Explore Edinburgh in Pictures

Our resident photographer, Louison has been exploring Edinburgh since the beginning of February and has managed to capture the essence of its beauty in these breathtaking photographs. Even in the winter months, it's easy to see why Edinburgh is frequently voted one of...

St Andrew Square Ice Rink

Get your skates on and glide all the way round the Melville Monument in St Andrew Square on the beautiful elliptical ice rink. Since Friday 17th November and until Saturday 6th January you can enjoy ice skating in the city centre! Day slots start every 45 minutes from...

Edinburgh’s Christmas Markets

Edinburgh Christmas Market from the Scott Monument by Kit Carruthers via Flickr For over 20 years in the heart of Edinburgh, the popular European Market has been held in the picturesque setting of East Princes Street Gardens and around the Scott Monument to Waverly...

10 Edinburgh Instagramers You Need to Follow Now

Voted the fourth most beautiful city in the world by readers of The Rough Guide earlier this year, Edinburgh is definitely one of the most photogenic cities. Constantly captured on camera by locals and tourists, you can find on the Internet and especially on...

21 English Words That Are Actually German

You may have noticed that the German language often gets a bad rap. Especially among English speakers. People often say it sounds “guttural” or “rough,” or that German speakers are “always shouting.” That perception is doubtless due in no small part to countless World...

A guide to Driving in Scotland

Enjoy the freedom of planning your own amazing holiday around Scotland on a road trip, and you can choose your own attractions, accommodation and places to eat. But maybe you’ve never driven in the UK before? Or maybe you want a refresher on the rules before you set...