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Giant Lanterns Lost Worlds – A rip-ROARING night out

The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo and with 600 new lanterns and an extended route, this year's event promises to be even bigger and better than before. In previous years I've been left awestruck by Giant pandas, Rockhopper penguins and a myriad of mythical creatures, including Scotland's very own Nessie. This… Continue reading Giant Lanterns Lost Worlds – A rip-ROARING night out

Edinburgh, Scotland

A fun day out at Edinburgh Zoo – BRICKLIVE Ocean

I loved Edinburgh Zoo as a child.  It’s where I went to roll eggs on Easter Sunday.  I vividly remember the excitement of those childhood days out - it was such a thrill to see the exotic animals I recognised from the pages of my storybooks in the flesh.  The penguins and monkeys were my favourites.… Continue reading A fun day out at Edinburgh Zoo – BRICKLIVE Ocean

Edinburgh, Scotland

The Giant Lanterns of China – a walk with legends

I love a pre-Christmas date night in Edinburgh. They've become something of a tradition for Mr G and I over the years. Me writing a Scottish travel blog takes us away from home a lot, so it's nice to spend quality time in Edinburgh every so often. Christmas date nights always follow the same format.… Continue reading The Giant Lanterns of China – a walk with legends