Activity package launched for 2017 by SYHA

Stunning scenery that can be experienced on walks SYHA Hostelling Scotland have announced an activity breaks and holidays package for 2017 which includes the craft making, walking and storytelling. It follows a recent TripAdvisor survey in which travellers said they are seeking new experiences when making travel plans. The hostelling organisation claim More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Remember to check the new ScotRail timetables

The ScotRail Alliance’s new timetable started today and the train operator asks that you take a minute to check your journeys before travelling. The winter 16/17 timetable has a number of small changes to train More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Stay at Old Town Chambers for a bargain January sale price

Lateral City Apartments have an offer for you if you fancy coming to stay in Edinburgh city centre for a night or two. These apartments are super luxury and there is a gym on site. If you book between 1 – More...

By On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

‘Best Five-Star Hotel in Scotland’ is right here in Edinburgh

Five-star Edinburgh hotel, The Chester Residence, has won another coveted award this month and been named ‘Best Five-Star Hotel in Scotland’ in the trivago Awards 2017. This totals 24 awards to date for the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Edinburgh ranks highest for Christmas getaways

Edinburgh is now really on the map as the go to destination for Christmas holidays in the UK. According to holiday the city is the most popular with only Aviemore the other Scottish destination in More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, November 14th, 2016

New art unveiled at Principal Edinburgh

A new artwork was unveiled at Principal Edinburgh (that’s the George Hotel to you and me!) last week. The hotel manager, Andreas Maszczyk gave us a special tour of the newly refurbished building, but introduced More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

The Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards 2016

Just in case you are thinking of visiting the north of Scotland, whether on the new North Coast 500 route or you are planning a quick weekend away, you might like to know about some award-winning food and drinks More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Edinburgh Courtyard Marriott to open in December

The Chris Stewart Group is a name which has become more and more familiar in Edinburgh with firstly the Old Town Apartments on Advocate’s Close, and now development of the building at Baxter’s Place More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Norwegian flights for next summer are on sale now

Barcelona the newest of Norwegian’s routes The low cost airline Norwegian has put next summer’s flights on sale now including the return of the newest route from Edinburgh to Barcelona. You can now More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Locals put Britannia and Rosslyn Chapel at top of ‘Must Visit’ list

The Royal Yacht Britannia According to research by Edinburgh Marriott Hotel the places that locals most want to visit include the Royal Yacht Britannia moored at Ocean Terminal and Rosslyn Chapel made famous by More...