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EDINBURGH & GLASGOW AT THE BALMORAL HOTEL, SCOTLAND

I went to Scotland during Christmas time and LOVED it! I stayed in Edinburgh at the Balmoral Hotel which was highly recommended¬† by multiple people. The hotel is beautiful, it looks like a palace from the outside. Edinburgh during Christmas time in my opinion, was the best time to go. The streets were festive and lit up with lights, and there was a Christmas Market right next to our hotel with a Ferris wheel, an ice skating rink , delicious food and desserts and several handmade jewelery vendors and¬† “trinkets” for sale. It was so charming. The historical architecture in Edinburgh is beautiful. The buildings and castles are from hundreds of years ago, and there are traditional Scottish pubs and bars that have been there for centuries as well. When you walk the streets of Edinburgh you feel like you are taken back in time. The “Old Town” was built in the 15th/16th century and the “New Town” was built closer to the 1800’s. It’s a small city so in one day you can get …