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Entries from December 20th, 2011

Different ways to say Happy New Year

December 20th, 2011 · No Comments · edinburgh

Scottish Gaelic – Bliadhna Mhath Ur Spanish – Feliz Año Nuevo French – Joyeux Nouvel An Swedish – Gott Nytt År Polish – Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku German – Glückliches neues Jahr Japanese – 明けましておめでとうございます Dutch – Gelukkig Nieuwjaar Irish – Athbhliain Shona Welsh – Blwyddyn Newydd Dda Fillipino – Manigong Bagong Taon Hindi – नया [...]

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Scottish slang

December 20th, 2011 · No Comments · edinburgh

Just another thought for all our overseas visitors, although in Edinburgh we consider ourselves to be much posher than our Glasgow friends we do still have some slang words that foreign folks may have no idea of the meaning, so here are some translations. The “slang” word in bold italics, should be pronounced as you [...]

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Some tips for New Year Guests

December 20th, 2011 · No Comments · edinburgh

Before we head off on our Christmas break we thought it would be a good idea to leave all our Christmas and New Year guests some tips on the top places to go, whats on, where’s good to eat etc. Edinburgh really knows how to celebrate Hogmanay with celebrations kicking off on the 30th with [...]

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Not long now !!

December 19th, 2011 · No Comments · edinburgh

Well its not long now till Christmas. I decided yesterday I would make the most of my day off and get up early to finish off my Christmas shopping. My idea was to go to Primark first, it has only just opened in Edinburgh so I headed there full of enthusiasm, it was crazy!!  Everyone [...]

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Christmas Lunch

December 16th, 2011 · No Comments · edinburgh

It would appear that the festive work parties have started in full force! The reason I know is our office is located in the west end of town and lots of people are heading to work with Santa hats on and glitzy Christmas earrings I expect up and down the country everywhere is the same [...]

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Edinburgh Festival

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments · edinburgh

I have been surprised by the number of people calling up today to book apartments for the Edinburgh Festival 2012! We had expected that things would be quiet as we approach Christmas but that hasnt been the case we are still getting lots of bookings for next August which indicates that maybe people are thinking [...]

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Severe Weather Warning !!!

December 8th, 2011 · No Comments · edinburgh

When I woke up today my 14 year old daughter said that there was no point in her going to school because her friends had posted on “Facebook” that the schools would be closing. I thought it must be rubbish so told her to get dressed and then dropped her off at school to then [...]

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Boost your immune system

December 5th, 2011 · No Comments · edinburgh

Now that the winter weather has changed many of us are catching colds and coughs.  Here at Edinburgh Festival Apartments we really cant be off work at this time of year because we have so many visitors coming for just a couple of nights. To keep us all tip top I have been looking at [...]

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Santa is in town!

December 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · edinburgh

This weekend sees the start of Edinburgh’s Christmas Fair where you can take the children to see Santa in Princes Street Gardens. It wouldn’t be Christmas without going to see Santa! This year Santa will be visiting from Saturday 3 December onwards to meet his friends and collect the post from his special post boxes [...]

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