Tune Haymarket opens – first ever in Scotland!

Tune Hotel Haymarket, Scotland

Flashpacking is taking the world by storm. No longer the grungy backpacker that smells bad and looks disheveled and unkempt, the flashpacker is well groomed, savvy and travels with all his technological comforts at hand. Yes indeed, this phenomenon of flashpacking – techno traveller of sorts, who never leaves home without his smart phone, mac, […]

Ringing in Year 2013 with Hogmanay

Ringing in Year 2013 with Hogmanay! Malaysia and Scotland are 8 hours apart, and though Kuala Lumpur rang in the new year before Edinburgh, I was in Scotland this time for the fireworks! For many people, New Year’s Eve can be disappointing. It’s always about being surrounded by so much hype in the lead-up to […]

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay – #blogmanay

Edinburgh's Hogmanay - Midnight Fireworks Cityscape

Follow Me, @Agentcikay… on my #blogmanay Trip to Edinburgh! The Hogmanay Festival is essentially a New Year celebration with a dash of Scottish flair. This festival takes place on the 31st of December every year and is as colorful and boisterous as the street carnivals at Mardi Gras. While people celebrate the arrival of the […]

Bloggers Head to Scotland for Edinburgh’s #Blogmanay!

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BLOGGERS HEAD TO SCOTLAND FOR EDINBURGH’S BLOGMANAY! Organisers of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay today announced the launch of the innovative Edinburgh’s Blogmanay project. Together with partners Visit Scotland, ETAG, Edinburgh Festivals, Haggis Adventures and Skyscanner, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay are hosting 21 travel bloggers (and CCFoodTravel will represent MALAYSIA!) from around the world to experience Edinburgh and Scotland as […]

The Royal Mile Edinburgh

One cannot help but be charmed by the weaves of narrow cobble stoned roads, spires and picturesque landscapes, that together, balance a modern city with an old world charm and historic presence. Impressive medieval architecture, panoramic vistas, quaint little shops and interesting restaurants, make Edinburgh an awesome city to visit, and I was pretty excited […]

The National Museum of Scotland

Edinburgh is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, set against a series of rocky hills overlooking the sea. It is a town that complements its gorgeous landscape, with buildings and monuments perched atop crags and hidden between cliffs – in the words of Robert Louis Stevenson, ‘a dream in masonry and living rock’. The Edinburgh Castle […]