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.
Whether you're counting your mickles or nae, Edinburgh offers plenty to do, see and eat in a day.