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20 Jan

Burns Night

Every year the people of Scotland celebrate Burns Night, an evening… more
20 Dec

Scotland’s Yuletide Past

  Edinburgh’s Christmas today may be full of mince pies and… more
15 Nov

The Great Fire Of Edinburgh

  As we’ve mentioned in the blog previously, the world’s… more
23 Oct

The History of Hallowe’en in Scotland

  Hallowe’en traces its roots back to the ancient Celtic… more
18 Aug

Underground Around The World

  You may have heard The Real Mary King’s Close referred to as… more
20 Jul

Things to do with the family in Edinburgh on a rainy day

  Our wonderful city of Edinburgh is packed full of… more
3 Jul

The Real Mary King’s Close shortlisted for The British Travel Awards

  We are thrilled to announce that The Real Mary King's Close… more
21 Jun

Meet Mary King

As is the case with so many women in history, not much is known about… more
13 Jun

Edinburgh’s Plague Doctor

  Allow us to take you back to the summer of 1645, the worst… more