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Whisky in Scotland’s capital city – the best places for a dram

It’s no secret that Scotland is the home of whisky (or Scotch as it’s often better known) and where better to enjoy a dram or two than in the capital city. We’re here to guide you through some of the best places to go if you’re visiting our beautiful city and want to try the best whiskies in town. Continue reading

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Edinburgh International Festival 2014 has landed

Well it’s only March and the temperature right now may be below freezing but already we’re getting warmed up for Edinburgh’s festival season with the launch of the Edinburgh International Festival 2013 programme. Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Treat- A City Break to Edinburgh

Thinking about treating your mum to something extra special this Mother’s Day? Then head to Edinburgh – guaranteed to be a day she’ll never forget. Continue reading

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Where to eat haggis in Edinburgh

We’re constantly getting asked by our guests and even some of our less well-informed friends about where to buy the best haggis in Edinburgh. Continue reading

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The Irish are coming….

Scotland v Ireland this Sunday at Murrayfield! We’ve heard that there are still 1000 tickets left for the game so don’t miss your chance to catch what is shaping up to be an unforgettable contest between the two countries. We’re … Continue reading

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Red Bull Hill Chasers in Edinburgh 12th April 2014

This month the Grassmarket is going to be transformed into an uphill race track for one night only as part of the Red Bull Hill Chasers event. On Saturday 12th April at 7pm.  BMX bikers, mountain bikers, road racers and … Continue reading

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Greatbase on top in Local Business Accelerators competition

Previously we mentioned that Greatbase had been shortlisted for the regional heats of the national Local Business Accelerators competition. We were surprised and delighted to hear earlier this month that the Edinburgh Evening News had chosen our company as one … Continue reading

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Six Nations fever comes to Murrayfield

Congratulations to the Scotland rugby boys with their convincing win over Italy at the weekend! Luckily there’s many more matches to come at Murrayfield over the next few weeks with Scotland v Ireland on 24 February and Scotland v Wales … Continue reading

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Love is in the air!

With Valentine’s Day coming up what better place to take a loved one than to Edinburgh – once described by Sir Walter Scott as ‘mine own romantic town’. Continue reading

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Greatbase shortlisted for Local Business Accelerator awards

Here at Greatbase we’re all very excited by the news that we’ve been shortlisted for the regional heats of the national Local Business Accelerators competition. Backed by David Cameron and with Deborah Meaden from Dragon’s Den as the national ambassador, … Continue reading

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Remembering Bobby in Greyfriars Kirkyard

Last week a special commemoration event took place in Edinburgh to mark the death of Greyfriars Bobby – the small dog with a big heart. Continue reading

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