Say what you like about Scottish cuisine, but if there’s one thing we do incredibly well, it’s comfort food. Whether it’s a big plate of stovies or haggis, neeps and tatties, a lot of Scottish food just feels like a big hug in your mouth. But who does the best comfort food in Edinburgh? For me, there is absolutely no contest: that crown sits squarely on the head of Mums, which can be found on Forrest Road.

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Edinburgh Castle

If you’re asked to think of Edinburgh, no doubt the first thing to pop to mind will be the striking silhouette of Edinburgh Castle. Well, its understandable, what with it being one of the oldest complexes in Edinburgh and its domination of the city skyline.

This is THE Edinburgh tourist attraction, and  the vast majority of tourists make a beeline for it as soon as they are off the plane, train or tour bus! There’s no doubt that this is a must-see, and if you haven’t been to Edinburgh before, then it’s definitely worth exploring. But even if you are a local, don’t take this stunning landmark for granted. There’s plenty to discover in this fascinating complex, so let me take you around Edinburgh’s primary stronghold…

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