Edinburgh

Overall Score

4.3

The city of Edinburgh – is the capital of Scotland and one of the most popular cities in the whole of Great Britain. This city is like something out of a fairy tale. It is dominated by a magnificent castle on an iconic hill, and the city itself is a real mix of architectural styles. Everywhere in Edinburgh there are different bars and clubs, and the cultural life is breathtaking.

The main features of Edinburgh are:


100 USD = 73.07 GBP

Overall Score

4.3
  • Air quality: 17 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 480,000 people
  • GDP: $40,249 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 24 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Three
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: At restaurants in the UK a tip of around 10% is expected if you order at your table. A ‘service charge’ or ‘optional charge’ may be included so check your bill. If there is a service charge, don’t tip extra. If there is a service charge you may like to ensure that it goes to the waiter or waitress.
  • Apartment listings: GumTree
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Best coworking space: TechCube
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Ryanair
  • Best intl air carrier: British Airways
  • Monthly costs for expat: $2700
  • Monthly costs for family: $6000
  • Monthly costs for local: $1700
  • Meal: $14
  • Small Cola: $2.5
  • Beer 1 Pint: $5
  • Coffee: $3.5


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