Tag: Edinburgh

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Guide
What is The Fringe?  The Fringe is the single biggest celebration of arts and culture on the planet. It has been held in the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh, since its creation in 1947. Every August for three weeks...
Dakota Hotel, South Queensferry
With the Forth Bridge providing a beautiful backdrop, Dakota Hotel was our base during our weekend spent enjoying the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For £150 for a one night stay, this was one of the better options in the Edinburgh area at 4 star level. 
Oink, Victoria Street, Edinburgh
When there’s a line coming out of a shop selling roast meat, you know that it’s impossible to walk by. Oink are specialists in hog roasts, reputedly some of the best in Edinburgh. We stopped by at their popular branch at Victoria Street for some lunch.
Eating Haggis and a Deep Fried Mars Bar, Edinburgh
Edinburgh is a city with so much choice when it comes to eating out. You could go to the poshest of restaurants or have tasty food in the backstreets, whatever your budget, Edinburgh has you covered. We were seeking out two delicacies on our way around the...
Hoot The Redeemer, Edinburgh
Cocktails are everywhere around the Fringe Festival. Pop up bars and pubs are seemingly there in every direction. Not all of them are immediately obvious though. We headed to a speakeasy hidden underground just off Hanover Street - Hoot The Redeemer. 
Edinburgh Fringe Venues and Shows 2019
The choice of shows to see at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe can be overwhelming at first glance. Over 53,000 performances take place over a three week period in 300 venues across the city. Narrowing down the number of shows to go and see took us a fair...
NCF £1 Comedy Night at Canalhouse, Nottingham
Comedy in The Midlands is now becoming a regular outing for us here at Artisan Traveller. Having experienced the professional scene at both The Leicester Comedy Festival and Funhouse at Bartons PLC, we decided to see what £1 gets you on a Wednesday night.