What The Dickins: A Tale of Edinburgh City

Meet Walker Slater – Scottish Tweed & Tailoring Specialists
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If you’re after a traditional tweed jacket or a made-to-measure suit you will find what you’re looking for at Walker Slater on Victoria Street. You’ll also find knitwear made from local Scottish yarns, fabulous accessories and gifts – perfect for Father’s Day! Stepping into one of the stores (2 in…

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Edinburgh’s Most Christmassy Shop
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Can you believe it’s only ten days until Christmas?! If the Christmas spirit hasn’t found you yet then one way of locating it is to visit the iconic Olde Christmas Shoppe at 145 Canongate on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh’s Old Town. This shoppe that’s been around for nearly 20 years now…

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Underbelly Highlights for Fringe 2016
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There is one Edinburgh Festival venue that is hard to miss – possibly because it’s a giant upside-down purple cow! We’re talking about the Udderbelly at George Square of course! Underbelly does comprise other venues too, such as the new Circus Hub on the Meadows and Cowgate with its several licensed…

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Explore the Free Greater Grassmarket Historic Trail
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There are countless tours of Edinburgh exploring the fascinating history of this beautiful city but very few (if any?) trails that are self-guided and include an audio guide – all for free. Therefore we were thrilled to hear about the launch of a free-to-use Historic Trail of the most infamous landmarks…

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Gilded Balloon Highlights for Fringe 2016
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The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is jam-packed with great shows (50,459 performances of 3,314 shows in 313 venues  in 2015!), which means that pinning down the ones to see can be a bit daunting. It can be even more difficult to pick out the shows you will enjoy – so we always recommend…

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