Capital city of Scotland and one of the most impressive to be found anywhere in Britain, Edinburgh is a Mecca for visitors of every age and background imaginable. Distinctly divided into two very different sides, Edinburgh's Old Town and stunning Georgian New Town are somehow seamless in their integration. Education and health, finance and business services, retailing and tourism are the largest employers, and the city has a thriving high-tech commerce sector that is driving this ancient city into the 21st Century.
Explore a labyrinth of cobblestone alleys on a stroll to Edinburgh Castle - the indisputable centre-point of the City. While on the Royal Mile, be sure not to miss the heady Scotch Whisky Experience and perhaps embark on one of the regular Ghost Tours for a taste of the city's spooky side.
Die-hard shoppers will find themselves spoilt for choice on a visit to Edinburgh. While Princes Street takes care of all High Street chains and bigger brand names, George Street is home to the city's exclusive boutiques and unique vintage shops. The Royal Mile is without doubt the place to go for Scottish souvenirs by the thousand.
Sports fans are also catered to, with the nearby Tynecastle Stadium and Easter Road Stadium playing host to Edinburgh's biggest football clubs. The city is also located conveniently close to some of the finest golf courses in the world.
Food and drink-wise - think a blend of hearty Scottish fare blended with exquisite fine-dining and hundreds of fast-food options and you're just getting the merest taste of this eclectic and exciting location - its is a foodie's paradise!