Castles, history, comedy and whisky should all be high on your agenda.
This is a city with no shortage of literary fame, even JK Rowling penned her novels here.
Even without its impressive annual festival line-up, Edinburgh would be worth visiting for its civic splendour alone.
Here's a guide to Edinburgh's festivals, including the lesser-known.
Flying into London's busiest airport can be unpleasant. Why not try one of these options instead?
The Royal Yacht Britannia was styled as 'a country house at sea'.
Listen to tales of key Edinburgh writers, stopping for a few drinks on the way.