Edinburgh: 10: 17 Train Journeys Later

The journey back started at 7.40 am. My train was at 10 am but my relative had work, and wanted to drop me off at the station. We just mistimed it and got there really early! At least with the time I had I was about to buy lunch and check my trains! *** I …

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Edinburgh: 8: Two Castles for the Price of One

Our last day all together started with a really late start! Having gone to bed so late the night before, and with the exhaustion of the Fringe taking it's toll on us, we didn't get into Edinburgh until lunch time. The day started with a self guided tour around the University of Edinburgh campus. It …

Edinburgh: 6: Tea on the Harry Potter Trail

Thursday started with cat cuddles and croissants after a late start. We all needed a lie in after our late night and we made in into town for 11am. When we got to town we split up from Amy. She had planned to climb Arthur's Seat, but after the late start decided instead to go …

Edinburgh: 2: First Impressions

My trip to Edinburgh started with a near panic attack. Getting to Kings Cross early, I had decided to get a McDonalds breakfast as a treat. As I used my card to pay the machine made a sad noise. And another. The cashier looked at me kindly. "This machine has been having problems recently. Do …

Edinburgh: 1: Prologue

In retrospect, my journey to Edinburgh started a year before I actually went. After seeing adverts for the Edinburgh Fringe for months, I logged into Facebook to see multiple people I knew going to the Festival. Looking at all of their pictures of excited faces and beautiful architecture, I murmured to myself ,'I wish I …