TRAVEL: HELLO EDINBURGH

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Edinburgh, possibly my new all-time favourite city.

For years the city of Edinburgh has been on my list of places to visit, but I just hadn’t gotten round to it for some reason. So on Sunday morning, I hopped on the train and made my way to Scotland.

Arriving in Edinburgh, I felt the fresh, cold air hit me, almost immediately, but I loved it. A busy station, suitcases everywhere, and train departures being announced, I could already feel the city vibe.

If you’ve followed me for a while, you’ll know that I’m definitely more of a city person, I love the hustle and bustle of cities and the atmosphere that comes with it.

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I stayed at the Doubletree by Hilton on Bread Street as it was a last minute trip, but to my surprise, once I had checked in, I was given a free, complimentary cookie! Win, win!

I dropped my suitcase off in my room and off I went to explore the city. The hotel was around a ten minute walk to the castle so this was my first place of interest.

I was amazed by the beautiful architecture and to an extent, couldn’t believe that I was literally looking at Edinburgh castle, it was overwhelming to say the least, but a perfect photo spot!

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After a stroll down the Royal Mile, I made my way to Princes Street, I mean come on, a fashion blogger always has to visit the shopping district right?

I cut my first evening short due to the cold, snowy weather, but was awoken by the glorious sunshine the next morning! So I headed straight to Princes Street to grab some breakfast, and then had a casual stroll around the touristy areas of the city.

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My second day was mainly filled with popping in and out of tourist shops, visiting the main attractions, and of course, trying to embrace the Scottish culture as much as I could, although I am still yet to try the famous haggis!

All in all, I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Edinburgh, and I’m honestly quite sad that I’ve had to leave so soon!

To have a look at more of my photos, head over to my Instagram – @lucyygould. I’d love to know what you guys think!

Speak soon,

Luce xo

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