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Accommodation for visitors in Edinburgh

As the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh attracts millions of visitors every year. Whilst many will be there on business the city also attracts huge numbers of tourists - and not just during the summer.

Business and Industry in Edinburgh

As the capital of Scotland, it should come as little surprise that Edinburgh is also the centre of financial business. The strength of finances in Edinburgh means that it has the second strongest economy in the whole of the UK, outside of London.

Bars, Restaurants and Entertainment in Edinburgh

Finding somewhere to have a drink in Edinburgh, or as the Scots say "have a wee swallie", is one of the easiest things to do; regardless of whether you want a quiet drink in a local, a sophisticated wine bar or a full-blown 'anything goes' party.

The Geography of Edinburgh

The city's population of nearly 450,000 lives in an area of 25,900 hectares, making Edinburgh the third most densely populated area of Scotland.

A Brief History of Edinburgh

As the capital of Scotland 'Auld Reekie' or 'The Athens of the North' or quite simply Edinburgh, is a city steeped in history and tradition.

Shopping in Edinburgh

Second only to Oxford Street in London, probably the most famous on-street shopping area in the UK is Princes Street. Edinburgh does have some shopping centres and retail parks, but many of the best shops are to be found in and around the city centre

Sightseeing in Edinburgh

Whilst my all time favourite European city is Venice, my second favourite one is undoubtedly Edinburgh. When visiting Edinburgh I have found it to be one of the architecturally most interesting, well planned and historically engaging cities to be in.

Social aspects of living in Edinburgh

With a population around 450,000, Edinburgh is the second largest city in Scotland by population. It covers an area of over 25,900 hectares giving a population density of nearly 17 people per hectare.

Recreational and Sports amenities in Edinburgh

Edinburgh cannot really compete with Glasgow in terms of its sporting prowess. However, the city has professional football and rugby clubs alongside Ice Hockey and basketball ones; as well as excellent local amenities for its residents.

Transport in and around Edinburgh

In keeping with its status as the capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh has excellent transport links. Ironically two of the most famous links - The Forth Road Bridge and The Forth Rail Bridge - are actually about 5 km north-west of the city.

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Blind Date Basics

Your friend has just set you up with a guy you have never met and know nothing about. You have those fears. What if I don't like him? What if I like him but he doesn't like me?

Being dumped - get over it!

Virtually everyone has been dumped at some time in their life. I know I have and I know how much it hurts...

First Date Dos and Don'ts

First dates are very nerve racking and often leave us shy, silent and with no chance of getting a second one because we weren't prepared for this one...


Date Ideas

The first date is not just about restaurants and movies. Here are some great first date ideas starting with the very cheap, moving through the more expensive right through to the extravagant, for when you win the lottery!

Get out there and flirt!

No matter what you think, to be a great flirt it's not necessary to be devastatingly attractive, rich, smooth, or good at fluttering your eyelashes.

How to attract a man

I remember my first job. There was this gorgeous guy working there. The only problem was I had never talked to him, but I knew I wanted him.

Chatroom dating

Chatrooms are a great place to meet potential friends, and perhaps lovers. Even better you don't have to dress up and pass visual inspection to go there.

Dating Tips for Men

This may sound cheeky but the worst thing you could do when going out on a date (specially if it is your first date with her) is to turn up unshaven, looking dirty and smelling.

Ending a bad date

The guy that you have fancied for ages has asked you out on a date and you've spent all day getting ready. Then when he turns up he looks like he's been dragged through a hedge backwards and that's just his hair.

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