Edinburgh Travel Guide

Edinburgh is a romantic place that is steeped in history and is known for its good hotels, eating establishments, attractions and various other activities. Once in Edinburgh, you cannot miss The Royal Mile.

This is Edinburgh’s oldest street and it connects Edinburgh Castle to Palace of Holyrood House. The road has many pubs and restaurants but the main attraction is Camera Obscura. It exhibits old photographs and it reflects a panoramic view of Edinburgh. The Lady Stair’s House has the Writer’s Museum which is full of relics and artifacts. These relics are from the period of Robert Burns and Robert Louis Stevenson.

Edinburgh is surrounded by beautiful beaches and old villages. As a traveler you can explore the small shops and walk along the paths that lead to the beaches. The most amazing beach is the Cramond Beach that can be crossed during low-tide to explore the Cramond Island. Gullane Bents Beach is another famous one that is a good area for strolling. The village of Gullane has a wide range of shops and restaurants.

Aberlady is a village which is 17 miles from Edinburgh. The village is very quiet in nature and it has a nature preserve that is ideal to view the local wildlife and a bit of bird watching. While you are in Edinburgh, you need not worry about accommodation at all. There is a wide range of hotels and hostels that will fit each and every budget.

The Chester Residence has four Georgian Townhouses and offers modern amenities like high speed internet, slippers, bathrobes, Egyptian cotton linens, speaker phones, CD players and fully equipped kitchenette. There is also the Holyrood Aparthotel which is serviced luxury apartments that has rooms of different sizes and a good variety of sleeping arrangements.

Edinburgh has a range of hostels that is regarded as an excellent choice for economic lodging and you can have the unique experience of sharing your room with the fellow travelers. These hostels are very economically priced and are good choice for those who love to travel on a shoestring budget. There are no security issues in these hostels as all are regarded safe and homely.