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Where can you find unicorn emblems in Edinburgh?

There are several tributes to Scotland's national animal, the unicorn, around Edinburgh. How many have you spotted?

Leith Walk has a great mix of bars and pubs. Picture: TSPL

5 of the best bars on Leith Walk

As one of the capital’s most vibrant up and coming areas, Leith is a great place to go for a drink or two.

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Bananarama are back together and playing Edinburgh Castle

12 exciting Edinburgh events to look forward to in 2018

It might be cold and miserable right now, but there’s lots tolook forward to in Edinburgh this year. Let Gillian McDonald be your guide to the best 2018 has to offer.

Where should you go before catching a train at Haymarket Station? Picture: TSPL

The best pubs for a quick drink before boarding your train at Haymarket

Looking to grab a quick drink around the bustling Haymarket train station? You’re in luck as there are plenty of great bars close by.

Even if your budget won't stretch to one of these luxury Edinburgh flats, it's still fun to look

10 of the best luxury apartments for sale in Edinburgh right now

Some of the city's most stunning properties are just waiting to be snapped up

Video: Edinburgh transforms under a blanket of snow with more on the way

With heavy snow causing disruption around Scotland, take just a moment to appreciate the beauty of the winter landscape.

How would you spend your three days in Edinburgh? Picture: TSPL

3 days in Edinburgh? Here’s the best way to spend them

SPENDING just three days in a major European capital takes a lot of careful planning. Luckily, we’ve got you covered.

Susan Doherty, owner of Scandi-inspired concept store Life Story in London Street. Photo:@wearetrouva

When life is too short to clear away clutter, Life Story in Edinburgh has the answer

Living life to the full can too often lead to a life full of clutter – with precious little time to clear it away.

New Chapter. Picture: TSPL

The best small restaurants in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s restaurant scene is brimming with wonderful little eateries so we asked some of the best bloggers, reviewers and chefs in the city to pick out their favourites.

The Bow Bar makes it into our top ten. Picture: Scott Taylor

10 of the best bars in Edinburgh

With no shortage of watering holes to choose from in the capital, we’ve picked out ten of the best.

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The historic Royal Mile is one of Edinburgh's most famous thoroughfares. Picture: Thinkstock

5 of the best restaurants near Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

It’s one of the capital’s most famous thoroughfares, but where should you go if you want to grab something to eat while enjoying a wander along the Royal Mile?

Here is where to go if you're looking to enjoy a coffee and some cake? Picture: Jeremy Keith\Flickr

Five of the best cafes in Edinburgh

Looking to grab a cup of coffee, a cake or a morning roll before work, or maybe just enjoy an informal lunch? Thankfully, Edinburgh has no shortage of excellent cafés to fill your needs.

Enjoy panormic views of Edinburgh from  Arthur's Seat.Picture: Scott Louden

9 of the best winter walks in and around Edinburgh

You can always blow away the cobwebs as we enter 2018 with a scenic walk on a crisp, frosty day. With a variety of walks to choose from in and around Edinburgh, Alex Watson takes her pick of the best routes for walkers of all abilities.

La Barantine: La Boulange, bakery and shop, 10 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh.

Fortunes on the rise for Bruntsfield baker

There is nothing one-sided about Vincent Aplincourt’s love affair with Edinburgh.

Considerit, vegan doughnuts, chocolate and ice cream, 3-5a Sciennes, Edinburgh.

Let’s all resolve to eat Claire’s doughnuts

After the excesses of the festive season, calorie-loaded cakes and chocolates can expect to be getting a bad press by the time January comes along.

Will Ferrell stars as Buddy in Elf

Catch your favourite Christmas films in Edinburgh

Nothing gets people in the festive spirit quicker than watching an old favourite Christmas movie. Lucky for film fans, there are plenty of pop-ups and cinemas showing a range of traditional Christmas classics and modern festive screenings in Edinburgh this year, finds Gillian McDonald.

Nordic Edit, Scandinavian design, Belhaven Fruit Farm, near  Dunbar.

Enterprising East Lothian mums are cracking Norse code with authentic Scandi design

When it comes to business, Kate Heggie and Karin McDougall agree that two heads are better than one. So why tap into one trend when you can tap into two?

The Knights Vault,  wall art and reenactment weaponry, 102 West Bow, Edinburgh.

En garde in Edinburgh for the sharp end of Christmas shopping

If you wake up on Christmas morning to find a sword-shaped package under the tree, chances are it’s a sword.

Follow the illuminated Christmas trail at the Botanics

What’s on in Edinburgh this December

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, so check out our pick of the December events in Edinburgh to help keep you entertained up to the big day and beyond

Gaucho is a carnivore's paradise

14 new Edinburgh bars and restaurants to try this winter

Branch out from your old favourites this winter and check out some of Edinburgh‘s newest bars and restaurants. From street food pizza joints to gourmet seafood bars, these brand new places are well worth a visit.

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