What The Dickins: Expert Advice

Short Term Lets – Vital For Sustainable Tourism in Scotland
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Next Wednesday, 3rd February 2021, The Local Government and Communities Committee meets to decide the fate of what they describe as Short Term Lets in Scotland. I say decide the fate, because the suggested legislation, will probably beat the last breath out of my industry, already on its knees due…

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Short Term Lets Consultation Scottish Government – An Expert’s View
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I need your help. Life is fairly tough for travel, hospitality and tourism sectors around the world right now due to Covid-19. It’s hit Scotland hard too, especially in our cities like Edinburgh. So, the Short Term Lets Consultation by the Scottish Government getting rushed through in four weeks rather…

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48 Hours in Edinburgh
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Edinburgh is a great place to be as we bid farewell to a wonderful summer and welcome autumn to town. This guide is designed to inspire a trip to the capital city. Fast paced with full days, given the current restrictions in place, you may wish to make your trip…

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The Best Places To See Cherry Blossom in Edinburgh
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First it’s the snowdrops, then daffodils and all the crocuses lining the Meadows. Then suddenly at some point in April, the cherry blossom burst into life across Edinburgh. Known as “sakura” in Japanese, these pale blooms are a symbol of spring because it is a time of renewal. However, because the…

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Edinburgh Festival Rentals – Why Dickins?
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August in Edinburgh seems to get busier and busier. In 2019 Lonely Planet declared The Fringe their number one UK experience in its Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist. As ripples spread around the world, letting people know that Edinburgh is the place to be in August if you love culture, comedy…

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