Editor Rating: 8- A large city in western Europe means high prices. It’s difficult to get by on a typical backpacker’s budget, but if you are traveling in Europe, you already know that.
Indie Travel Scale
Editor Rating: 5- Edinburgh may not produce a ton of culture shock for most westerners, but if you come during certain times of the year or certain festivals, you’ll have a great experience. Just because there’s no language barrier and travel is easier than other parts of the world doesn’t mean you can’t have a great indie travel experience.