Tag Archives: Edinburgh

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Chasing the night in Edinburgh, a photo essay

Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by .


I know I’m from the big north country - Canada. But Montreal isn’t that far up north. It’s on the same level as central France, and Switzerland. Something I completely forgot about when I was in Edinburgh last June. On my last night in the city, I wanted to go out to get a few [...]

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Three days in Edinburgh

Posted on 26. Sep, 2012 by .


I fell in love with Edinburgh three years ago, on my first visit. I think that when you fall in love with a place when it’s incredibly wet, when it blends in all the different shades of gray, when it’s at its most unwelcoming, it’s probably going to be a long lasting love story. If [...]

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Monday’s Postcard: Portobello Beach, Edinburgh

Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by .


My trip to Edinburgh was nothing like I had expected. I had vivid memories of my trip back there in 2008, and I was psyched to be going back. I wanted to see everything again, work on the most amazing photo opportunities and really immerse myself in Scottish life even for a few days. That’s [...]

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Where to stay in Edinburgh: Apex Hotel Waterloo Place

Posted on 12. Jul, 2012 by .


After spending two weeks in hostels across Ireland and the UK, I was more than ready for the high class treatment. Despite many hostels being really cool, there’s nothing quite like having a huge bubble bath and watching telly in bed after a long day of sightseeing. And that’s exactly what Apex Hotel Waterloo Place [...]

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Where to stay in Edinburgh: Smart City Hostel

Posted on 11. Jul, 2012 by .


I was kind of in trouble when I decided I wanted to go to Edinburgh. For some reason I phased out on the whole “high season” and “Queen’s Jubilee” events and planned my visit without booking my accommodation. And then there was nothing left for yours truly. I am a greedy travel blogger, and I [...]

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