The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the world’s largest arts festival, featuring thousands of artists, performers, actors and comedians from around the world. But for me, Fringe was just another excuse to go back to Edinburgh this year.

Edinburgh Edinburgh EdinburghIf I had only three words to describe Edinburgh, I’d pick charming, beautiful and historic. There is so much to see and do in this lovely city, but the best part of going back for a second visit is that you’ve already checked off all the touristy items. Continue reading

Edinburgh’s Magical Mile

I’ll be honest: Scotland has never been high on my bucket list. So, when I went to visit this month, I was blown away by the natural beauty, stunning architecture and the lively spirit of all the cities I visited. Edinburgh was the highlight of my Scottish adventure, and my favourite day in this city was spent discovering a new surprise at every step on the Royal Mile.


The Royal Mile connects the Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Castlehill, Lawnmarket, High Street, Canongate and Abbey Strand make up this touristy part of Old Town which runs for one Scots mile (that’s about 1.81 kilometres).

Edinburgh Castle view

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