Amanda Halm


Amanda is our resident word nerd. Based in Seattle, she crafts copy, polishes content and maintains social media. She is also a travel and fiction writer, animal enthusiast, Murakami devotee and avid volunteer.


How to Attract Press to Your Fringe Performance

With more than two thousand performances at Fringe, landing the coveted five-star rave review from The Scotsman is like running 50 kilometers backwards. In short: extremely difficult. Read on for some pointers for attracting press to your performance.

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How to Budget for Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe may be a worthwhile investment paved with golden opportunity after opportunity … or it may be a learning experience with a hefty price tag. Here’s how to create a Fringe budget that works.

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Locals’ Guide to Edinburgh’s Best Brews, Views and Bites

We polled our team to find the top local picks for restaurants, pubs and attractions in Edinburgh. All spots are local tested and local approved. Enjoy.

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8 Secrets to Surviving (and Thriving at) Fringe

Edinburgh in August. The crowds are thick, the weather is unpredictable and the pints are pouring. Fringe is an unforgettable experience, worthy of any bucket list, but requires preparation to prevent a poor travel experience.

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