Word of Mouth: Edinburgh Bars

Traversing the new and Old Town for whisky, ales and more

Whisky and Edinburgh are intertwined like a Celtic knot, with the amber liquid a bloodline for this small city born on the curve of a dead volcano. It’s not just scotch, of course; gin, ales and other potables are so prevalent it would be myopic to limit Edinburgh’s appeal strictly to the brown stuff. But they are spirit and provenance—Edinburgh defines the creation of blended …

The Edinburgh Grand Hotel’s 50 Dream Apartments

Fully-equipped, serviced accommodation in the heart of Scotland's capital city

Anyone who walks through the Old Town of Scotland‘s capital city, Edinburgh, traverses historic architectural grandeur knitted tightly along curves and inclines. On the other side of the centrally located Edinburgh Waverly Station, across from St Andrew Square, rises the neo-classical wonder that is The Edinburgh Grand—and it’s a perfect match for the city’s magnificence. Built between 1939 and 1942, the edifice long held the headquarters …

Word of Mouth: Edinburgh

Six must-stop spots in Scotland's exquisite capital city

A mythical city tucked beneath the gaze of a magnificent castle, Edinburgh draws hordes of annual visitors—be that for its position beside the whisky world, proximity to historic golf courses, or the acclaimed annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Tucked among seven hills, this capital city binds deep history with a cosmopolitan energy, and matches striking architecture with stunning views of bare land and sea. Among the …