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  • Top Reasons to Go to Edinburgh

    Kaleidoscope of culture: Edinburgh covers it all, from floor-stomping ceilidhs to avant-garde modern dance, from traditional painting and sculpture... Read more

  • Edinburgh's Castle Fit for a King

    Archaeological investigations have established that the rock on which Edinburgh Castle stands was inhabited as far back as 1000 BC, in the latter... Read more

  • Ancestor Hunting

    Are you a Cameron or a Campbell, Mackenzie or Macdonald? If so, you may be one of the more than 25 million people of Scottish descent around the... Read more

  • Leith, Edinburgh's Seaport

    On the south shore of the Firth of Forth, Leith was a separate town until it merged with the city in 1920. After World War II and up until the... Read more

  • Festivals in Edinburgh

    Walking around Edinburgh in late July, you'll likely feel the first vibrations of the earthquake that is festival time, which shakes the city... Read more

  • Hogmanay: Hello, New Year

    In Scotland, New Year's Eve is called Hogmanay. Around Scotland celebrations continue the next day with customs such as "first-footing"—visiting... Read more

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