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Inspire Me in Full

Step up to the plate 
to beat holiday hunger

A Leith butcher and a storytelling cook have joined forces in the battle to save school kids in the Capital from holiday hunger.

Rua gift shop, Morningside Road, Edinburgh

Shoppers warming to red hot gifts by Rua

The emergence of Morningside as one of the Capital’s most popular local shopping destinations has not been lost on Irish designer and illustrator Cara Coleman.

A still from The Hobbit, with a themed bar coming to the Capital. Picture; PA

The Hobbit pop-up bar set to launch in Edinburgh

middle Earth fans can rejoice as an East Market Street venue will soon cease to be a former Victorian archway and instead transform into a Hobbit hole of Tolkein proportions.

If you love beer, you'll love spending some time in Edinburgh's many breweries (Photo: Shutterstock)

6 breweries you can visit in and around Edinburgh

Edinburgh has a long history with brewing, and at the turn of the 20th century, the city had 35 breweries in operation.

An Independent Zebra, gift shop in Raeburn Place, Edinburgh.

Gift shop owner Jill has earned her stripes

Accustomed as they are to quirky pop-ups, An Independent Zebra was apparently the last thing shoppers in Stockbridge were expecting.

TRNSMT festival. Picture Contributed.

The best music festivals in Scotland this summer

With summer now upon us, music fans will be looking to spend their weekends soaking up the sun with some live music - and Scotland is spoilt for choice on the festival front, writes Alex Nelson
There's a lot for foodies to get excited about in Edinburgh this summer (Photo: Shutterstock)

9 new bars and restaurants to look out for in Edinburgh this summer

Edinburgh’s buzzing atmosphere during the summer months makes it a great city for dining out, and there’s no nicer time of year to eat and drink with friends and family.
Food and Drink
Jan de Vries health shop, Queensferry Street, Edinburgh.

Helping you live life to the full... naturally

Whether it’s menopause misery or digestive dilemmas that keep you from your beauty sleep, relief could soon be at hand.

Bealach Na Ba is arguably the toughest hill climb for cyclists in Scotland (Photo: Shutterstock)

7 of the best cycling hill climbs in Scotland

Take your cycling to the next level with one of these hill climbs.

Saunderson's butchers, Tollcross,  is inviting generations of customers to take part in its 60th anniversary celebrations.

Success a joint effort for family butchers

If you can remember paying four shillings for a pound of mince, it’s unlikely you were heading home to cook spag bol or chilli con carne.

The Rolling Stones will rock Murrayfield to its foundations on June 9. Picture: Getty

30 great things to do in June

From classical music and poetry in the company of the peerless Bill Murray to the Rolling Stones at Murrayfield and the Royal Highland Show at Ingliston, there’s lots to see and do in Edinburgh this month. Here are 30 suggestions to make your June a month to remember . . .

Some TripAdvisor reviewers are very hard to please (Photo: Shutterstock)

Quiz: match the Edinburgh landmark to the miserable TripAdvisor review

There are many reasons why Edinburgh has become the second most popular tourist destination in the UK.

Ben Lomond can be reached from Edinburgh in two hours

The 12 most easily accessible Munros from Edinburgh

Forget Arthur's Seat - there's a selection of Munros which can be incorporated into a fun and scenic day trip away from Auld Reekie.

Galerie Mirages, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh.

Be under no illusion... this Edinburgh shop is a hidden gem

Tucked away down a narrow passage, Galerie Mirages is every bit as mysterious and enchanting as its name would suggest.

Ben Nevis via the Carn Mor Dearg Arete is one of Mollie Hughes' favourite Scottish walks (Photo: Shutterstock)

7 of the best walks in Scotland - according to an Everest climber

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes reveals her seven favourite climbs in Scotland.
Mollie Hughes has summited Mount Everest twice

How Scotland's mountains prepared Mollie Hughes for Everest

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes explains how living in Scotland prepared her for record-breaking climb of Mount Everest.
Serrano & Manchego on Leith Walk (Photo:Malcolm McCurrach / JP)

10 of the best restaurants in Edinburgh for sharing food

You might be heading to meet friends for after work drinks or perhaps you fancy a wee nibble with cocktails before your night on the town really gets going.
Food and Drink
Mexican restaurant Wahaca always leaves some tables unreserved for walk-in customers (Photo: Contributed)

Five Edinburgh restaurants where you don’t have to book

There’s nothing more disheartening than arriving at a restaurant on a whim only to be told that every table has been reserved in advance.

Gill McKay and Tracy Telfer, owners of Heart and Sole boutique,6  North Berwick High Street.

Sole sisters find way to share love of shoes

In the eyes of many women, boutique owners Gill McKay and Tracy Telfer are living the dream rather than running a business.

The Royal Yacht Britannia is featured highly on the Lonely Planet list of top experiences in Edinburgh (Photo: Shutterstock)

The top 6 experiences in Edinburgh - according to Lonely Planet

As a tourist there's so much to choose from in Edinburgh, from innovative restaurants and lively local pubs to intriguing museums and history laden structures.

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