Edinburgh, Scotland

FRIDAY JULY 7TH

  • Belted Burgers

SATURDAY JULY 8TH

  • Royal Mile
  • St. Giles Church
  • Parliament Square: John Knox resting place
  • Greyfriar’s Church and Cemetery: the most visited grave is Tom Riddle (Harry Potter reference)
  • Mum’s: Scottish comfort food
  • Grass Market: named because the square used to be where cows were sold
  • Dean Village: quaint residential neighborhood off a side street of Old Town
  • Hamilton’s Pub
  • Circus Lane: old historic stables turned into homes
  • Scott Tower: the biggest monument to an author, Sir Walter Scott, that has the best views of the city (warning: you have to go up an incredibly narrow staircase for 278 steps so if you’re claustrophobic or afraid of heights, this is not for you)
  • Edinburgh Castle: a historic fortress that can be viewed from almost any part of the city
  • Gurkha Cafe: delicious Indian food

MONDAY JULY 10TH

  • Stirling Castle with Highland Cows: Highland cows >>> American cows
  • Deanston Distillery
  • Callander: lunch with mohr bread & tea room
  • Loch Voil: we had a short hike up the mountain, but the views of the lake was totally worth it
  • Mhor 84: a small bed & breakfast and restaurant, we stopped in for some tea and scrumptious desserts
  • Loch Lupnaig
  • Ting Thai Caravan
  • Panda & Sons: speak easy cocktail bar where the entrance door is a bookcase

 

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