Edinburgh is a great place to explore. It’s also a great place to live. Here are a few hints if you’re planning to visit or lucky enough to live there or going on an Edinburgh trip
1- You have no excuse not to keep fit in Edinburgh.
The city is just moments away from fields and fresh air and the rolling hills around Arthurs Seat are ideal for walking, running or even cycling.
Furthermore, take the dog. Have fun!
2- Wonderfully historic pubs.
Visit a pub in Edinburgh- take your pick from over 700- and you can be sure there’s a tale to tell.
Admittedly, most stories revolve around Burke and Hare or Harry Potter, but the beer is exceptionally and a gerat deal is locally-brewed so what will you care?
3- Winter looks exceptional…
When the snow arrives it really accentuates the town’s colourful history and architecture.
4- Fireworks! Fireworks! Fireworks!
There are many Festivals and events through the year, used as a good excuse to set the sky on fire. The difference is, when Edinburgh does fireworks, it really knows how to put on a show.
5- The cultural extravaganzas.
The International Festival is one of the most diverse and also colourful in the World with hundreds of events taking place late summer every year.
6- The streets are set on different levels.
The unique design of Edinburgh means that it’s been cleverly built to accommodate many, on several tiers. It simply adds to the beauty of the place.
7- The Universities.
Simply put, they are among the best in the world and Edinburgh uni itself is the 6th oldest on the planet. It is currently ranked in the top twenty universities in the world according to the QS rankings.
8- The shops.
Whether you are looking for the latest fashions and designer names or something historical for a party or ball. It’s also very diverse. As a matter of fact, Edinburgh has it all.
There are many reasons to party in Edinburgh throughout the year but no-one does New Year better.
10- Clean and safe.
Take a bike trip round the whole city in less than an hour, also stopping for a bite to eat.