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Hello! My name is Sarah, I am a bilingual tour guide in English and Italian. My main passions are history, human beings and performing, that is why I became a tour guide. I have several years experience guiding in one of the main historical attractions in the city and working with the public. Being empathetic is a fundamental skill when working with people, that is why my tours are different according to the age, nationality and needs of my customers. Delivering tours, for me, means also to have a good time and my enjoyment is infectious. Edinburgh is a vibrant jewel immersed in history and culture and it will be a joy to share it with you!
Sarah Is Great For
Budget travellers, Disabled travellers, First time visitors, Foodies, Senior travellers, Solo travellers, Travellers with babies, Travellers with kids, Travellers with teenagers, Vegetarians
I'm a Chemical Physics graduate currently running The Potter Trail (Edinburgh's Harry Potter tours), touring science shows for kids with the Edinburgh International Science Festival and aspiring to be a comedy writer/performer with my sketch group Planet Caramel. I'm very outgoing and enjoy learning from other people. I'm always looking to entertain and get great pleasure in communicating ideas in a clear and interesting way. Comedy is my main passion in life and I try to inject a bit of it into everything I do. The Edinburgh Fringe is my Christmas and I've performed in it every year since 2011. I'm already very experienced as a tour guide receiving almost exclusively 5 star reviews on Trip Advisor for my tours. My enthusiasm for Edinburgh is boundless and I am to make you love this city as much as I do!
Richard Is Great For
Off the beaten-path, Budget travellers, Bar lovers, Hip / Trendy scene
I am friendly and have a great sense of humour according to those who know me and I enjoy walking and discovering new places every time I get the chance. I can speak Italian fluently and I can understand Spanish, which I am also studying at the moment. I am always early everywhere I go, just a habit I developed early. What I love mostly about Edinburgh is the time after Fringe or Hogmanay, when it is quieter and you get to see what it is really like to live here.
Luiza Is Great For
Bar lovers, Budget travellers, First time visitors, Foodies, New residents, Solo travellers
English, Italian, Romanian
Hello there! I am an Edinburgh local that grew up here and never left because I love the city! I grew up in the suburbs in Edinburgh Morningside and attended a School in the south. I love meeting new people and learning about there backgrounds. I have always enjoyed networking from a young age. I have had many type of different jobs since leaving university. I used to be a Stage Rigger for events. I helped build the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow with different company's such as lighting crew and stage crew. We build all the platforms for the althletes to perform on. I also with this job went down to London fashion week and helped build stages for the runway models. My most recent Job was a sushi chef in the new town city centre in Edinburgh. where I served customers sushi dishes on a conveyor belt. I enjoy many things as a person. I enjoy sports such as combat ones. I have been doing grappling sports most of my life. I missed out 2 years ago at the last commonwealth games for freestyle wrestling as I missed out on qualification. That is why I took the stage rigger job! I am now training for the next games in the Gold Coast. I also run a freestyle wrestling club in the west side of Edinburgh. I am also very much into marketing and e-commerce selling online.I have just opened my own shop online recently! The things I love about this city is the rich culture it brings. I love the royal mile area as you can do many things. You walk down from the castle and watch street performers. You go on hunted tours. Edinburgh has hundred of years of history in its city centre. The castle had many sieges you can learn about. I enjoy walking around and talking about the never ending history to this great place.
Martin Is Great For
First time visitors, Off the beaten-path, Bar lovers
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