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Trip Report

London to Edinburgh

I traveled around some of my favorite points of London, then spent some nights in Edinburgh.

by nigelkAbout Me:I'm a born and bred Londoner which loves to travel and experience different cultures read more

EuropeUnited Kingdom3 days / January 2019

Highs & Lows

Don't miss the Greenwich Observatory!

London is expensive!

Itinerary Overview

Since I was a child, I have always enjoyed traveling and above all changing your reality, even for a few days.

And traveling is what allows me to do

However, many times the travel budget is my biggest concern.

So I have been looking for ways that allow me to travel without having to wait all my life to save to do it. 

When I had some time off work but not enough money to travel far outside my home country of the UK, I decided to go on a local trip. I visited some of my favorite parts of London and then headed up to Edinburgh for the first time. This trip made me appreciate London in a completely different way. 

I've lived in London my whole life and I love the city. It is home to many a mix of diverse cultures, cuisines, art, and architecture and has a deep history. I decided to start my trip to South Bank!


  • 1 Night: London
  • 2 Nights: Edinburgh

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    I would have stayed in London for longer if I could.

  • How was the food?

    Try some food at The Pakora Bar - highly recommended!

  • Packing tips?

    Buy food from local supermarkets and stay at a hostel with a kitchen if you want to keep things cheap.

  • Transportation Tips?

    Use buses to get around for cheap in London. It's a great way to see the city too.

  • Any surprises?

    Kilts are still worn in Scotland even during the coldest months!