Posts tagged as Edinburgh

  • January Walks to Banish the Blues

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    January can feel like a long month for us all as we say goodbye to the festivities for another year. But January doesn't need to be so blue, not when Scotland has so much stunning scenery to offer this wintry month. Don't worry, you don't have to be an expert hillwalker with knowledge of winter …

  • Top 5 Scottish Architectural Visits

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Scotland is a country renowned for its landscape and scenery. However, it is also home to some of the most impressive architectural wonders in the world. As part of the year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, we’ve put together our top 5 Scottish architectural wonders to visit. The Scottish …

  • Edinburgh Central Turns 10!

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    This week our Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel celebrated it's 10th anniversary, how time flies when you're having fun! Hamish MacBear popped along to join in the celebrations with the youth hostel staff and of course dig in to some of that delicious cake.  Amidst the party, balloons and cake, we …

  • Edinburgh's Summer Festivals: which one is for you?

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Summertime in Auld Reekie is world-famous for 'The Edinburgh Festival'... but did you know there's actually no such thing? In fact, the city has a range of major festivals, many - though by no means all - of which take place over the same few summer weeks. During July and August, the Scottish …

  • Volunteer Diaries: Laura

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    My name is Laura, I am currently volunteering for SYHA Hostelling Scotland as part of German volunteer placement organisation Sozialer Friedensdienst (known as SFD). Over the past seven months I have worked in Aberdeen and Glasgow Youth Hostels and now I am working and living in Edinburgh Central …