Hiking to Arthur’s Seat on a chilly December day, I looked back at the city of Edinburgh. The Scottish capital stretched towards the North Sea, a blend of medieval architecture and modern buildings. Standing halfway up the extinct volcano, surrounded by hills and crags, I knew I was looking at a city like no other.
From innovative exhibitions to celebrated restaurants, Edinburgh is always evolving. Meanwhile, the city’s iconic attractions remain unmissable. Here, I’ll show you how exploring both Edinburgh’s classic sights and its contemporary attractions will give you a deeper insight into this wonderful city; so as well as exploring the capital’s fascinating past, you’ll be hanging out at its most vibrant spots.