Edinburgh’s Leonardo Royal Hotel sits grand and proud just off Morrison street in the Haymarket area of the city. Perfectly located for all of Edinburgh’s transport links to the airport and other parts of Scotland, with a train station, bus and tram stop within 7 minutes walking distance, it’s conveniently located for any traveller. Once a Premier Inn, it has undergone a major refurbishment to boast 282 rooms at 4 star standard.
In this Instagram, Facebook loving age, it seems that everyone around us is living the life of their dreams. However, for the average person, can dreams really become a reality? I’ve had my head stuck up in the clouds this past year or so, it’s come to the point that I’ve become uncomfortable with feeling comfortable. So this year I’m attempting to make dreams happen. Ive always wanted to head back down-under to the Southern Hemisphere ever since embarking on a gap year in New Zealand.
What can be better than afternoon tea aboard a vintage red double decker bus on a sunny Saturday afternoon? The afternoon tea is available everyday apart from Mondays and there are two time slots – 12pm and 3pm. We went on the 12pm slot and I had bought the tickets for £22.50 each on itison.com, and I have seen the offer come up a few times since. You will pay £34.50 via their website so it’s a decent saving.
Fancy a fruit boost? I’ve been feeling really run down lately so I was in desperate need of some Vitamin C. This is really fun to do with kids too, it encourages them to eat fruit and learn some skills in the kitchen – I did this as an introductory lesson with my new S1 class and they talk about it all the time. Continue reading
Chocolate is the way to a girl’s heart so I rounded up my boyfriend’s sister to join me on a chocolate tour of historic Edinburgh.