Hop On Hop Off, Edinburgh


As we were in Edinburgh for 3 full days, we’d planned the trip quite carefully to try to maximise our visit. As mentioned in previous posts, we’d done Inchcolm Island and South Queensferry and a drinks night out on the Saturday. For Sunday and Monday however, we’d decided we wanted to properly see the sights of Edinburgh. On my brother-in-law’s suggestion (he’d been to Edinburgh the weekend before with his girlfriend), we decided to get a Hop On Hop Off ticket.

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Panda and Sons, Edinburgh


Panda and Sons is a speakeasy bar that’s located on Queen’s Street in Edinburgh. Its right next to the estate agents Knight Frank.

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ZAAP Thai Street Food, Nottingham *Updated*


ZAAP opened at the end of last year in Nottingham on the ground floor of the Kaplan Residences on Maid Marian Way. Its a restaurant that serves Thai street food and this is their second branch with the first being in Leeds. Keith had visited previously with some work colleagues so decided to bring me to try it this Saturday just gone.

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The Boat House, Edinburgh


After our trip on the Maid of the Forth we headed further into the little village that was near the pier. Keith found The Boat House on a list of recommendations on Tripadvisor while we were on the boat out to Inchcolm Island. We therefore decided to have lunch there.

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Maid of the Forth, Inchcolm Island, Edinburgh


On Saturday the 16th of April 2016 we drove over to the Hawes Pier in South Queensferry, Edinburgh to catch our cruise on the Maid of the Forth to Inchcolm Island.

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