Edinburgh hotel is named as ‘No1 Luxury Hotel’ in the UK

21/01/2015 // 0 Comments

The Chester Residence scoops up two top TripAdvisor awards VIP Bathroom Suite The Chester Residence Georgian townhouse apartments in Edinburgh, has been named as the ‘No1 Luxury Hotel in the UK’ and the ‘7th Best Luxury Hotel in Europe’ in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2015. [...]

Sunday 25th January 2015 – Burns Night – going out

19/01/2015 // 0 Comments

@ Some ideas for going out this Burns Night. Running from Monday 19 January until Burns’ Night on the 25th, The Scotch Whisky Experience The Scotch Whisky Experience is including a special Robert Burns Tasting Tray on its Gold Tour package, which includes four whiskies produced by Scottish [...]

Wallet friendly deals

10/01/2015 // 0 Comments

2-4-1 on mains at Giraffe. Half price mains at Zizzi 50% off at The Grill on the Corner Yo sushi January sale £2.50 dishes. The Butchershop Bar & Grill have their burger v steak frites nights back.. Know of any more deals? Let us [...]

Folly & Desire Scottish Jewellery

03/01/2015 // 0 Comments

Not long before Christmas I came across Folly & Desire, an online jewellery shop based in Edinburgh, and fell in love with the designs.  Small, simple and clear.  Perfect for everyday wear. Busy bee Dinky teapot With jewelery prices from £9.50 you will certainly find something here,  I [...]

Love from Indie Street – shop local, online

20/12/2014 // 0 Comments

Love from Indie Street is a virtual high street of Edinburgh’s best independent businesses. The site allows you to browse and buy from these independent shops online. With wedding lists and wish lists also available, friends can buy you that quirky vase from that local shop,rather than having to [...]

The Salt Cave, Marionville Road, Edinburgh EH7 5UD

19/12/2014 // 0 Comments

Always looking for somewhere to chill out and heal this cranky body, I jumped at the chance of trying out The Salt Cave in Edinburgh after hearing about it from a friend. Allegedly beneficial to the respiratory system as well as for skin conditions. With asthma and my general body vibe of hating [...]

Food Review: Polentoni, 38 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5RG

18/12/2014 // 0 Comments

A visit to Edinburgh to drop off my secret Santa gift saw me having a spot of lunch at Polentoni on Easter Road with Ms Monkey.   Not an area we usually end up in, so a welcome for ray. A cosy cafe cum deli with lots of chocolates, coffee, cakes and deli goods to take away as well as delicious [...]

Social Bite – do something different this Christmas (and year!)

15/12/2014 // 0 Comments

This year instead of Christmas cards or foodie gifts to folk, we are donating to Social Bite. On Christmas Eve (from 12-4pm) the Social Bite St Vincent Street, Glasgow and on Christmas Day Rose street, Edinburgh will be open providing homeless people with a Christmas dinner. You can donate a meal [...]
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