Archive for 'Edinburgh' Category

Edinburgh Getaway

By jen - Last updated: Thursday, August 2, 2012

Scotland is famous for many things, kilts, haggis, the Lochness monster, the highlands and Castles to name a few. Scotland is steeped in history and is the perfect destination to explore the castles, ruins and battle fields of the high kings of Scotland. Edinburgh is one of the main cities in Scotland and offers a […]

The Scottish Highlands

By Emma - Last updated: Friday, July 29, 2011

Upon first glance, the Scottish Highlands don’t seem all that different from the Irish countryside: rugged mountains, rivers and moorland covered in heather. However, the Scottish landscape has its own charm and stories to tell, from monsters hiding beneath lake waters to stories of madness and betrayal that are enacted on stages across the world. […]

Fun and Frolics at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

By jen - Last updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Every August, Edinburgh comes alive for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Thousands of people descend on the city to take part in the Fringe. Established in 1946 as an alternative to the Edinburgh International Festival, Fringe is the largest in the world, with over 2,000 shows and almost 50,000 performances across the four weeks. There really […]

Edinburgh International Festival

By Emma - Last updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Take a holiday in Edinburgh in August and enjoy the very best of international culture at the world-famous Edinburgh Festival. Join artists from all around the world as they showcase new acts and wow you with guaranteed crowd-pleasing performances. Culture vulture Whether you’re into stand-up comedy, opera, dance, folk music, fringe theatre, or something else […]

Ljubljana

By jen - Last updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, is still one of Europe’s hidden gems. Not only is it an incredible scenic city with friendly locals it also hosts a wide range of events during the summer months. According to folk etymology the name Ljubljana has been traditionally connected to the Slovene word “ljubljena” meaning beloved and once you take […]

Weekend In Edinburgh For Rugger Buggers

By jen - Last updated: Wednesday, February 23, 2011

With the Irish rugby teams next fixture in the 6 Nations an away match against Scotland on the 27th, there has never been a better time for Rugby fans to check out all that Edinburgh has to offer. Only a short flight across the Irish Sea you’ll be enjoying the attractions and the craic with […]