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Spooky Haunted & Scary Edinburgh Attractions

The capital of Scotland and Europe’s most haunted city, Edinburgh bears a grim and horrible past just waiting to be discovered. Edinburgh showcases its haunted, scary and spookiest places through gruesome supernatural stories and outright terrifying attractions. With a history burdened by brutal witch trials, the ghastly plague epidemic and scads of tormenting, fear-inducing serial killers, the city is a …

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Historic Edinburgh Cemeteries to Explore

I’m an avid fan of old cemeteries and Scotland has them in abundance. Edinburgh, Scotland’s compact and hilly capital, is home to incredibly beautiful historical cemeteries you shouldn’t miss during your visit. Such as the world’s most haunted graveyard which inspired the creation of several Harry Potter characters and is known for its connection with one extraordinarily loyal dog. One …

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Discovering the Truth Behind Mary King’s Close

Mary King’s Close was a street in Edinburgh sealed off from the world, leaving all the people suffering from the bubonic plague trapped beneath. These people were quarantined and left to die as the residents in the city above went about with their everyday lives. Did they even know there were victims of the plague dying beneath their feet? This …

What it’s Like Working at Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh has an abundance of really cool visitor attractions which offer unique job opportunities. I’ve always been drawn to jobs where I can educate people about the place in which I’m working. Like a museum bursting with history, an art gallery flowing with culture or a zoo brimming with animals! As someone interested in working in animal conservation in the …

18 Excellent Things to Do in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, is filled with so much history and beauty. Whether you’re looking for a hillside walk, a tour of 1,000-year-old buildings brimming with history, a spooky outing that delves into Edinburgh’s dark past or a trip to one of the city’s many great tourist destinations — Edinburgh has a lot to offer! Here are a …