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The Edinburgh Vintage Wedding Show

If you are free on Sunday of the 9th of March then head along to the Vintage Wedding show at the Assembly Roxy where you can check out the best of the best of Scotland’s vintage talent. We catch up with Mel who runs the event to learn a bit more about the inspiration behind it.

Contemporary Art Galleries in Edinburgh

One of the biggest reasons to visit Edinburgh is to look back at the past and explore the incredible historical landmarks and attractions. However, many visitors are also interested in the contemporary art that plays a big role in the culture of the city. Whether you are in Edinburgh for a few hours or a few weeks, make it a priority to visit one or more of these top contemporary art galleries and museums located throughout the city.

Edinburgh Harry Potter Tour

If you love Harry Potter, then a visit to the fair city of Edinburgh is an absolute must. The old town where our apartments are located is the birthplace of the famous wizard and you can easily explore the area by foot so why not take a tour of the area and learn more about how Harry Potter came to be.

Edinburgh Literary Pub Tours

If you want to learn more about Edinburgh’s rich ties with literature then a tour of the city with Edinburgh Literary Pub Tours is the perfect way to learn as you explore Edinburgh’s Old Town. We learn more about the tour and how the idea came about in this blog posting.

Edinburgh’s Artisan Coffee Shops

Whilst Starbucks and other big coffee chains have a strong presence in Edinburgh we are fortunate enough to have a thriving artisan coffee scene the length and breadth of the city too. If you are staying in Edinburgh in one of our apartments for a long weekend or a week or two, make it a mission to try at least one of Edinburgh’s independent coffee shops. Whilst there are literally too many cafes to choose from here are 5 of our favourites, but let us know which are your by leaving a comment.

Spas for Hen Parties in Edinburgh

We are biased but we think Edinburgh is one of the best cities in the world for having a hen party; great nightlife, bars and restaurants and plenty to do during the day make it an excellent choice for that all important pre-wedding weekend.