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Can you Escape, Edinburgh

Not a typical billing for a Sunday morning; Operation Bald Eagle took our team … [Read More...]

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Gleann Mor Whisky Company host successful Whisky Presentation and Tasting at Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria

Gleann Mor Whisky hit the Chinese market last Saturday night when the Edinburgh … [Read More...]

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The Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Edinburgh

It would be surprising to me to find anyone who hadn’t heard of the Edinburgh … [Read More...]

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Cringletie House, near Peebles, Scottish Borders

I adore the sight of wellington boots at a front door; their presence hints at … [Read More...]

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The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh and Number One Restaurant.

I’ve often pondered the marriage of 5 star luxury and first class hospitality as … [Read More...]

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Micasa ApartHotel, Aberdeen

In the heart of the Granite City, the Micasa ApartHotel on Aberdeen’s Union … [Read More...]

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The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh and Number One Restaurant.

I’ve often pondered the marriage of 5 star luxury and first class hospitality as the two, surprisingly, don’t always sit entirely comfortably together; one half of the partnership falling somewhat short of the undoubted high expectations set by such a top end grading. Superb hospitality, is … [Read Detailed Review...]

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The Dining Room, Edinburgh

In a competitive industry, pretentiousness quite often rears its not particularly attractive head, detracting from a core offering and bizarrely misleading the end consumer. Not so at The Dining Room, where, strangely enough, food is on the menu, and, although modestly restrained in their … [Read Detailed Review...]

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Radisson Blu Edinburgh

Something of a last minute decision to overnight in Edinburgh – a quick tweet and the Radisson Blu, came up with the goods, with an added bonus of a room upgrade to the hotel’s Business Class suites. Many years since I had been in the city centre Radisson, my return visit was reminiscent of the … [Read Detailed Review...]

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Ballathie House Hotel, Kinclaven, Stanley, Perthshire

As befitting any Scottish Institution today, Ballathie House Hotel has re-invented itself, aligning the appeal to a broad, modern-day market, whilst retaining all the glory of its historical roots. Built in 1880 within the beautiful Perthshire countryside and slap bang on the banks of the River … [Read Detailed Review...]

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Pinto, Lothian Road, Edinburgh

A mental visual of fiestas, large hats and margaritas immediately entered my head upon receiving an invite to Lothian Road’s recent opening. Pinto is Edinburgh’s newest offering of Mexican fare, following a successful launch of three similar hangouts in quick succession in Glasgow’s city … [Read More...]

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Gleann Mor Whisky Company host successful Whisky Presentation and Tasting at Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria

Gleann Mor Whisky hit the Chinese market last Saturday night when the Edinburgh based bottler of rare whisky, hosted a tasting event for Visit Britain at Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria. The group of 25 Tour Operators, Travel Agents and Visit Britain officials arrived in Edinburgh on Friday as part … [Read More...]

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