This is what I learnt during a visit to Edinburgh

7 things an English man learned on his first visit to Edinburgh

From Yorkshire to Edinburgh.

I was paying my first visit to the Capital of Scotland this week due to work commitments. I had just a couple of days north of the border (or the Wall if you're a Game of Thrones fan). Two days and one night was all I had to lap up a city that I'd heard so much about. Here's what I found:

From Inverleith Park to Holyrood Park - Edinburgh benefits from some truly stunning parks and outdoor areas. They must really come into their own in the summer months...

1. There are some beautiful green spaces

From Inverleith Park to Holyrood Park - Edinburgh benefits from some truly stunning parks and outdoor areas. They must really come into their own in the summer months...
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From the first Scotsman I spoke to upon arrival (a very friendly taxi driver), I knew that the stereotype of the Scottish being grumpy wasn't true (most of the time).

2. Edinburgh folk are friendly - despite what people may say

From the first Scotsman I spoke to upon arrival (a very friendly taxi driver), I knew that the stereotype of the Scottish being grumpy wasn't true (most of the time).
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Bars, restaurants, bistros, culture. Whatever you're looking for, locals have their own ideas of what you should try while in the city. That said, The Scran and Scallie came up a fair few times...

3. If you ask for recommendations - you'll be inundated

Bars, restaurants, bistros, culture. Whatever you're looking for, locals have their own ideas of what you should try while in the city. That said, The Scran and Scallie came up a fair few times...
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I knew that Edinburgh was pretty, but I guess I didn't know just HOW pretty. The castle is the jewel in the crown, but the architecture and cobbled streets left a lasting impression.

4. The Capital is even more picturesque than I thought

I knew that Edinburgh was pretty, but I guess I didn't know just HOW pretty. The castle is the jewel in the crown, but the architecture and cobbled streets left a lasting impression.
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