Edinburgh Travel Guide to Plan Your Trip

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Planning a trip to explore Edinburgh? Great idea! The Scottish capital city has some incredible sights to explore, natural beauty to enjoy, and places to indulge in food and many, many drinks!

If you didn’t know already, Edinburgh is a city that we know and love. This is because it’s the city that brought us together.

Long story short, Lisa was doing an internship and Eric was living in Edinburgh completing his Master’s degree. It took a love of photography – and a bit of luck – but years later we have been together ever since.

Having said that, we like to think we know Edinburgh. We’ve been back to visit numerous times over the years (both together and solo) and been lucky enough to keep on discovering new places to check out each time we visit.

So, what better way to showcase your knowledge about a city than to share it with those looking for it!

We’ve got a number of detailed posts about Edinburgh on a wide range of topics. You can have a look below and click through to read more about each one!

Below you’ll find 8 detailed posts covering all different topics about Edinburgh. Feel free to click through and bookmark these posts to help you plan your visit to the Scottish capital city!

We’ll tell you about our favourite spots for food and drinks, the best hikes or wanders, the best photo spots, all the things to do, and much more!

Things to Do in Edinburgh, Scotland

As the Scottish capital, there are a ton of things to do in Edinburgh.

From classic sights like Edinburgh Castle and hiking Arthur’s Seat to lesser-known gardens, sights, and attractions, here’s our extensive guide on what to do and see in Edinburgh!

Good Bars and Pubs in Edinburgh’s

You can’t visit Edinburgh without sipping on something! So if you are looking to let loose or just sit down for a pint and some music, read our extensive list of the best bars and pubs in Edinburgh!

Edinburgh in a Day Itinary

If you are short on time and want to get a full Edinburgh experience, we’ve put together a full one-day in Edinburgh itinerary including all food stops, attractions to visit, places for drinks, and more.

We’ve taken the best from all our posts and made it easy for you to explore. Just be sure to wear comfortable shoes!

Where to Stay in Edinburgh

Staying overnight and wondering where to stay in Edinburgh?

From the best areas to stay to breaking down accommodations by style and budget, here is our complete guide on finding places to stay in Edinburgh!

Great Coffee Shops in Edinburgh

Looking for a good cup of coffee and a cozy little sit down?

Edinburgh is home to many coffee shops and cafes – and here is a list of some of our favourites ones scattered all across the city!

Great Places to Eat in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a great city if you are a foodie or just looking for great bites to eat.

If you’re looking for tips on where to eat for breakfast/brunch, lunch, and dinner, this guide is all about our favourite places to eat across the city.

Photo Spots in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a beautiful city to explore – making it perfect for snapping gorgeous photos.

Follow us as we tell you all about our 10 best photo spots in Edinburgh – some are classic while others are a little lesser-known!

Day Trips from Edinburgh

Once you are done exploring the city, there are loads of great day trips from Edinburgh you can go on!

From the famous Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands to Aberdeen, Stirling Castle, and loads of natural beauty, check out these day trip ideas complete with how to get there using all different transport methods!

And there you have it – our Edinburgh travel guide for you to check out and use to plan your trip!

We are constantly adding to these posts and updating them as we visit the city so be sure to check back for new additions like bars, restaurants, hotels, and attractions!

As always, Happy Edinburgh Travel Waddlin’,
– L&E

Booking Your Trip Soon? This Is How We Do It:
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  • Check for Hotel Deals or Book A Hostel
  • Get A Rental Car (depending on the destination)
  • Look Into Travel Insurance
  • Research plug types and possibly get a travel adapter
  • Go over our packing list
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