There’s a reason why ‘Auld Reekie’ continues to attract droves of visitors from across the planet. Many reasons, in fact. There’s the exquisite, rock-perched skyline for a start, and the fact that the city’s festivals can match any in Europe, but alongside the tradition, the history, the whisky and the monuments, there’s also a modern pulse that can draw you in for days. More than a century ago, hometown writer Robert Louis Stevenson called Edinburgh “a profusion of eccentricities... a dream in masonry and living rock”. Quite.