5 Of The Best Of The Worst Pubs in Edinburgh

5 OF THE BEST OF THE WORST PUBS IN EDINBURGH Edinburgh has over 700 pubs to choose from to suit all tastes and budgets and whilst I can wine and dine in some of the finest watering holes, I can also sup in some of the worst as well. These are some of my favourite pubs...

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Hotel booking sites forced to end misleading sales

Hotel booking sites are being forced to end misleading sales following a ruling by the Competitions and Market Authority. BACKGROUND The Competition and Markets Authority ('CMA') began investigating Expedia,, Agoda,, ebookers and Trivago in June...

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Gibraltar monkeys – a must see attraction

A friend of mine relocated from the Isle of Man a few years ago to live in Southern Spain and works part-time in Gibraltar, and a random chat about the monkeys gave me the inspiration to ghost-write a blog. I have visited Gibraltar a couple of times, the last time...

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Overcrowded trains and the Consumer Rights Act

Hardly a day goes by without the media reporting endless problems with train cancellations and delays, and overcrowded trains is no exception. The end of August marks the end of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and suffice to say, there are never enough trains laid on to...

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Train cancellations, delays and compensation – part 2

I wrote about train delays, cancellations and how to seek compensation where I was promised a full refund, and this is part 2 of the saga I had with Trainline I should know by now at my age that I was being somewhat naive and optimistic to expect such efficiency in...

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