Edinburgh has its fair share of world-class annual festivals, but one of my personal favourites is Edinburgh’s Hogmanay – a three day annual celebration that welcomes in the New Year. As I was going to be going along in any case, I was delighted to be asked by the organisers to cover the festivities as part of #blogmanay.
The first and arguably my favourite part of the festival is the Torchlight Procession, where thousands of people take to the streets to bid a fond farewell to the year in one of the most poignant and breathtaking sights you will ever see.
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Recently a friend and I took a break from the madness of the festive season to retreat into the stylish calm of the Pompadour by Galvin – an excellent restaurant tucked away in plain sight of the first floor of the Waldorf Astoria Caledonian Hotel.
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Earlier this month Mr Bug and I were invited to try Dine with Stuart Muir – one of the newest additions to the food scene in Lothian Road. Right above the Traverse Theatre, this fresh foodie gem might be easy to miss, but it’s certainly worth seeking out.
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As you’re all aware, I absolutely adore Indian food. So, when the folks behind Newington Indian restaurant Voujon asked me and my buddy Emma (from ‘Edinburgh Feasts’ fame) to go along and try it out, we jumped at the chance.
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The weather has been really rubbish lately – the rain just won’t let up! As far as I’m concerned, this is absolutely perfect weather for hiding away in a pub somewhere for a comforting brunch – and a couple of my friends and I did just that at Nobles in Leith last weekend.
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