Every country is unique and will take time to get used to. Since moving to the UK in 2016, I’ve had to adjust to a few aspects of UK life. This selection of strange things comes from the experience of a Greek coming to live in the UK (in Edinburgh). I’m sure these are similar...
If you want a break from the city and get into nature, the Pentland Hills is the perfect place for walking, hiking (trekking) and relaxing! They offer stunning views of Edinburgh and across to South Queensferry. The Pentland Hills Regional Park is just over an hour from Edinburgh city centre. It’s really surprising just how...
Our selection of the best day trips from Edinburgh… Being so well-located in Scotland, Edinburgh offers a large choice of great day trips from outdoors, history, shopping and arts. Edinburgh is linked to many different Scottish areas thanks to an efficient transport network – making it easy to have a memorable day outside of the...
Edinburgh is one of the most popular places to visit in the UK. It’s OK if you don’t want to spend lots of money when you’re here – some of the best things to do in Edinburgh are actually free! Here are our choices for the top 10 free things to do in Edinburgh… The...
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Is your smart phone like a part of your body? Get the apps you need for life in Edinburgh! This is our selection of free apps you need when living in Edinburgh. Transport Apps There are great apps for buses, trains and bikes! Transport for Edinburgh This app has information about Lothian Buses and Edinburgh...
Do you find it difficult to find good coffee in Edinburgh? Are you confused by the coffee in Edinburgh? Then read on-this the article for you! Coffee can be a confusing issue for visitors to Edinburgh. This is especially true for those coming from countries where Italian style coffee is what is most common. In...
Cycling is a great way to see Edinburgh. Find out how to rent a bike, where to buy a bike and where to find safe cycling paths in Edinburgh. How to Rent a Bike in Edinburgh Edinburgh had a bike hire scheme, but it closed in September 2021. We hope there will be a new...
Learn more about the Beltane Fire Festival and join in on Calton Hill in Edinburgh! Spring has finally arrived in Scotland. Although it is still cold, days are much longer and brighter and we can finally enjoy some sunshine. In Scotland, the spring season is always warmly welcomed and it is celebrated with a festival...
Discover the most luxurious coffee shops for a morning pick-me-up and some cosy cafes for an afternoon brunch all in the beautiful Edinburgh. We all know how Scottish weather can be fine one moment, then clouds start to form and the rains begin. Therefore, it is even more valuable that Edinburgh offers streets and streets...
How do people deal with the weather in the UK? Here are some tips and suggestions. Read more… “It’s a nice sunny day! Oh no, not anymore!” How many times have you heard people living in the UK saying this sentence? In an instant, the total happiness of seeing the shining rays of sunshine, will...
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