Category Archives: New Town

The New Town is part of the World Heritage Site of Edinburgh’s city centre, and includes Princes Street, George Streets and parts of Stockbridge. The buildings themselves are a thing of architectural beauty, so why not spend an afternoon or two wandering around these spectacular streets?

Hoot the Redeemer

It may be February now, but I am still writing about all the cool places that I visited during Christmas. Seriously, festive season 2015 was such a busy time for me! Anyway, I met a friend in Hoot the Redeemer on the 23rd December, when most people had broken up from work and everyone was full of the Christmas spirit. We just stopped by for a couple of drinks and a catch up, so our visit was quite short and sweet.

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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party

As part of the New Year festivities in Edinburgh, I was asked by the lovely people behind the celebrations to write about everything that goes on this time of year as part of #blogmanay. Yesterday I wrote about the breathtaking Torchlight Procession, but last night I went to the biggest jewel in Edinburgh’s Hogmanay crown – The Street Party – where tens of thousands of people descended on the city centre to mark the beginning of 2016.

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