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Experience in Edinburgh, United Kingdom by Marius

What is it like to live in Edinburgh? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

It is convenient to live in Edinburgh due to a well-connected city with hospitable people and everything you need as a student. The city is historical, lively and outside of the city centre, there are many natural parks and landmarks to visit.

What is the student lifestyle like in Edinburgh?

Varied. You can be yourself and find lots of student communities to participate in.

How much does it cost to live in Edinburgh?

Depends on where you come from and how strict you are with your budget.

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Edinburgh? Is there any advice you can give?

Not that difficult. Many student accommodations to choose from, but it is competitive.

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

Varied. Something for anyone's taste.

What places would you recommend visiting in Edinburgh?

Arthur's seat

Is it good to eat out in Edinburgh? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

As a student, it is not recommended to eat out since you are on a budget with little income.

Is the nightlife good in Edinburgh? Where is good to go?

The nightlife is active, loud and filled with alcohol. Can be seen as a bit extreme if the culture is new to you.

What advice would you give future students heading to Edinburgh?

Be careful with your money, step aside for the bicycles and the ladies to show the expected courtesy and find good communities and friends. In general, stay away from parks at night to not get mugged.

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