Edinburgh

A Trip Seeming Into the Past -- Edinburgh, Scotland Highlights

The Royal Mile Being in the heart of Scotland’s capital city is like drifting into another era. The small city is dominated by the large castle which rests at the top of Castle Hill and marks the beginning of the Royal Mile. Strolling along the medieval streets that make up the Royal Mile is probably the best way to achieve the Edinburgh experience, as a lot of the main Edinburgh sites are in this area. Begin at the Castle and make your way east down the main road labeled ‘The Royal Mile.’ Explore such places as St. Giles Cathedral, with its famed crown spire and the numerous closes (underground streets) for free! There is also an incredible...