What’s on: Combining sport with sponsorship

8 03 2010

Edinburgh comes alive each summer with runs, races, relays and sporting events to suit all abilities. Achieve personal goals and challenge your body this year while raising money for your chosen charity. Read the rest of this entry »


An Outsider’s Opinion: A Canadian Student in Edinburgh

3 03 2010

The journey from Canada to Edinburgh wasn’t a smooth one.

After being delayed out of Toronto for five hours, discovering our flight from Heathrow to Edinburgh was cancelled, waiting for what seemed like years for our bags and then finally standing in a line-up that meandered back and forth for almost an hour, our fate was decided. We were each handed a mini KitKat bar and told we’d be taking a bus to Edinburgh – a 10-hour ride. Now that wouldn’t have been so bad if we were going to be travelling in the daytime and could gaze out the window to see the rolling countryside. But it was dark, and would be for the entire ride. Read the rest of this entry »

Edinburgh’s Twin Cities

3 03 2010

“Twinning” is defined as a cooperative agreement between towns, cities, or counties in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

The city of Edinburgh has, since 1954, entered into 11 international twinning arrangements. Here’s a little more information about Edinburgh’s twins. Read the rest of this entry »