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The Ultimate Independent Edinburgh Souvenir Guide!
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If you’re visiting Edinburgh for the first time, we’re sure you’ll be on the lookout for gifts and souvenirs to bring home. However, it can be tricky to avoid the tourist trap gift shops. We admit they do stock some fun items and these stores will do in a pinch,…

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8 of Edinburgh’s Most Romantic Places
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Edinburgh is undoubtedly a romantic destination. With its rich history, beautiful architecture and stunning vantage points, you don’t have to go far to feel the love in this city. If you’re searching for somewhere new (or old) to inspire a bit of romance this February, we’ve put together a list…

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6 Warm Places for Cold Days in Edinburgh
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Winter is definitely upon us here in the capital and although Edinburgh may not have the saunas of Sweden or the hot springs of Iceland, there are plenty of warm and cosy places you can go when you’re feeling the cold. We have selected some of our favorites, so keep…

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The Best Guide to Charity Shopping in Edinburgh
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There’s something very gratifying about shopping in charity shops, aside from helping a brilliant cause, of course. Imagine combing through the racks of clothing, to no avail, then suddenly coming across the perfect cashmere jumper and snapping it up for a fraction of its original price tag. If you enjoy…

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The Perfect Luxury Autumn Weekend in Edinburgh
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Edinburgh during Autumn is simply marvellous. It may be slightly cooler but what the city lacks in warm weather it makes up for in beauty. The city’s abundant greenery is transformed into warm coppers, golds and russet reds. If you’re looking to enjoy a luxury weekend in Scotland’s capital during…

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