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Edinburgh - Europe's Hot Fine Dining Destination for 2011

Destination: Edinburgh

Eat your way around Edinburgh and you'll dismiss all the old clichés about Scottish food as you discover a capital city brimming with Michelin-acclaimed eateries and first-rate restaurants

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Edinburgh Castle - climb if you can

Edinburgh on a budget

by stokel

Destination: Edinburgh

Edinburgh is classed as a tourist city by most – but who lives there for most of the year outside the holidays? Students. Take your cue from them to enjoy Scotland's capital city with limited funds

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Barcelo Carlton Hotel

A tour of the Royal Mile, Edinburgh

by mouseuk

Destination: Edinburgh

Let me show you the attractions in Edinburgh's Royal Mile, from the Castle at the top to Holyroodhouse at the bottom

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society

A decadent day in Edinburgh

by revere

Destination: Edinburgh

If you’re on a day trip to Edinburgh, forget culture and instead indulge yourself. Go shopping, sample whisky and don't forget the Champagne

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The castle towers over the city (© Visit Scotland)

Edinburgh: all you need for a weekend away

Destination: Edinburgh

Stock up on delicious local produce at the farmers’ market before admiring the architecture, boutiques and hilltop castle that crowns the historic streets of Edinburgh

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Open Eye Gallery entrance Abercromby Place

Shopping in Edinburgh: a guide to art, antiques and auctions

Destination: Edinburgh

Edinburgh is steeped in history, which is reflected in its vibrant art, antiques and collectables market. Here are some great galleries, auction houses and antique shops to whet your whistle.

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The Udderbelly at Bristo Square

Comedy, history and culture: Edinburgh in August

Destination: Edinburgh

From outrageous comedy at the famous Festival Fringe to learning about a history of gruesome past deeds, Edinburgh has so much to offer in August

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Harvy Nichols Cocktail & Cupcake

Nightlife in Edinburgh: clubs, cocktail bars and live music.

Destination: Edinburgh

So many clubs and bars but so little time? Let me guide you through Edinburgh's vibrant nightlife with this guide to the best party spots in town - no matter what turns your crank.

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Cafe Royal bar never this quiet!

Nightlife in Edinburgh: traditional bars, music and dancing

Destination: Edinburgh

Real bars. No themes. No DJs. Just locals chatting with great beer, some live Scottish music and wild Scottish dancing.

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Mortsafe for protection from graverobbers - National Museum of Scotland

Edinburgh - In the footsteps of Dr Jekyll, Rebus and Holmes

Destination: Edinburgh

Come with me through the dark side of Scotland's capital and follow in the tracks of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Deacon Brodie, Burke and Hare, Sherlock Holmes and Inspector Rebus

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