Walking is the best way to tackle Edinburgh, as navigating the one-way roads in the center is no fun in a car. Google Maps works a treat, but you’ll know where you are simply by looking for the huge, imposing castle. It’s pretty much always visible. The Royal Mile separates the Old Town from the New Town and hosts all the shops, bars, and restaurants you could ever desire. If you’re sightseeing, swap the heels for sensible shoes, there’s just too many cobblestones.