Sunday, 19 January 2014

City Break To Edinburgh

This was the view of the castle from just outside of our hotel

The beautiful view from Edinburgh castle

Can you see the little baby koala peeking out?!

Karl kept ruining the photos pulling daft faces so this was the most acceptable one ha

Breakfast in the cutest little cafe

Hey guys! As a lot of you will know, my boyfriend Karl took me to Edinburgh at the beginning of the week for three lovely days away as part of my Christmas presents. I had the most amazing time - the hotel was lovely and in the perfect location surrounded by cute little restaurants and cafes, we went shopping on Princes Street, visited Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Zoo and had a wonderful time simply walking around the beautiful city. Even though I've always lived in the countryside I'm a city girl at heart and really didn't want to leave. I love cities and I really do want to move to a busy city in the future. Edinburgh is so beautiful and the architecture and buildings are just incredible; it's one of those places you could never get tired of looking at. 

The Zoo was also so much fun (as you can probably tell by the amount of animal snaps I've included ha!) Me and Karl are both massive animal lovers and the Zoo was virtually empty with it being a weekday in January so all of the animals were so active and we even got to see the little baby koala which you can see on the photo! I've also decided that if I could have any pet in the world it would be a monkey or a penguin - the way penguins waddle around just gets me every time (tell me it's not the cutest walk you've ever seen).

So all in all I've had a brilliant week. I'm certainly NOT looking forward to going back to Uni tomorrow *cry* and I'm having serious city withdrawal symptoms. Hope everyone else's week has been has good as mine!



  1. Your photos look amazing! I love Edinburgh so much- such a beautiful city! xx

  2. Nice pictures, I really want to see Edingburgh, it looks so nice on you photographs :-)

  3. It looks like you had such an incredible time! What a lovely present.

    Thanks for your kind words on my blog, I love it here! You're so gorgeous, and your eyeliner is on point (if only I could do it as well as you)

    xx Carina

  4. I'm very jealous, looks like you had a lovely time! The baby koala is so cute

    Julia x

  5. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog!
    I love yours! Gorgeous photos!
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  6. Heya lovely, I've tagged you in my liebster award here: because I love your blog! let me know if you do it so I can check out your answers x

  7. Sooo lucky your boyfriend took you to Edinburgh! the place is so beautiful like in afairytale or movie.
    glad you had a great christmas :)

    Followed u via GFC 380
    would be so happy if you keep in touch :)

  8. Oh wow! What a lovely trip - I went to Edinburgh for my 21st in October and it was amazing - you're so lucky to have been so close to the castle, those hills absolutely killed my legs!

    Sophie xo | That's What Sophie Said

  9. awww. loved it

  10. Wonderful photos! Glad you had a great time. xxx
    The Jolly Fashionista

  11. Edinburgh is amazing and it looks like you had an amazing time!

    Maria xxx

  12. Oh my gosh! This is in my places to visit list. Love your photos! :)


  13. Looks like you had a really lovely few days! I'd love to go back to Edinburgh some time soon, as I've only been for short periods before

  14. Looks like such a beautiful place!

    Ray | Obey Ray

  15. I need to go to edinburgh zoo soon. I have no excuse as I live so close by haha. X

  16. these pictures are gorgeous especially the third one! seems like you had a fab day out!

  17. Edinburgh is so beautiful, I can't wait to go back.

  18. Ah I went to Edinburgh two summers ago and loved it
    Lucia's Loves

  19. That baby Koala is way too adorable!


  20. Great post :))

    I follow your blog, so please follow my blog too.

    Best, Julita

  21. Stunning pictures! Looks like it was a fun trip.
    xo, Connie

  22. looks like so much fun and what an amazing view from the hotel!

    thanks so much for your sweet comment on my post.x

  23. wow, Edinburgh looks really beautiful, i've never been there, but I will add it to my travel wishlist! also, love the makeup you're wearing,

  24. You always take the most beautiful photos! :) England is definitely one of my to-go places!


  25. Nics pics!
    Yh, i enjoyed my weekend but i'm not ready yet to work. Not at all!

    x Lori

  26. Should have gone to Eds zoo while I had the chance, darn!

    Buckets & Spades

  27. I really want to go to Edinburgh! Sounds like a lovely trip!

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