Considered by those who have seen it as ‘beautiful’ in its own right Edinburgh, Scotland is a favorite destination of many in Europe and around the world. Complete with castles and architecture that is certain to make you feel as though history has come alive and you are right in the middle of it. As historic as it may seem however its technology and modern facilities are on par with the best.
Most major cities around the world have airports that provide direct flights to Edinburgh, Scotland but if you don’t live in or near to one of these points of embarkation there are many airports that serve as connecting hubs to Edinburgh. While in the city public transportation like buses, trams or taxis are both available and reliable, but if you would prefer to seek your own adventure you can hire your own car from any of the more popular rental agencies.
Many of the more interesting sights are mostly historical in nature so if you enjoy finding out about the past and the part that Edinburgh, Scotland has played then you should get ready to be impressed. A few historic buildings to consider visiting are Real Mary King’s Close which serves as the Royal exchange or the National Trust for Scotland where you can shop or just stop in for coffee.
With over 12 years since its inception the National Museum of Scotland with its five stories of historic art which includes items that go back to AD 750 is an important stop along the way. On the other hand checking out the National War Museum of Scotland is certain to enlighten you about the tough times and the achievements that Edinburgh, Scotland had to endure.
If you are hungry then Mum’s the word (formerly monster mash) where you can polish off some shepherds pie or fish and chips. If seafood is more your style then Fishers in the City may be just what the doctor ordered where oysters, scallops and sea bass are fresh and perfectly grilled.
For the traveler who does not like meat and products associated with meat David Bann may be the place for you and with several cheese puddings to choose from or spicy broccoli is there any wonder. After all that food burn off some of those calories shopping at John Lewis Harvey Nichols department stores. Edinburgh, Scotland! Its a great place with a great history.