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4 Strange Tales of Old Edinburgh
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Edinburgh’s Old Town is known for its beautifully dramatic landscape and colourful history. Centuries ago, the citizens of old Edinburgh were notoriously superstitious, and therefore, the city was rife with ghostly tales and witch trials. With the nights drawing in, it seems appropriate to cover a few strange tales of…

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Looking for Rabbie Burns in Edinburgh
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Known as Scotland’s most famous poet, there are more monuments and memorials dedicated to Robert Burns than any other writer in the world. Though not from Edinburgh, the Bard of Ayrshire made his mark on both the streets and the people of the capital. There are many ways to toast…

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