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New Edinburgh Eateries we can’t wait to visit in 2021
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As we patiently wait at home, watching the incredible work of the NHS and all those supporting the rollout of the vaccine, we can’t help but to look forward with great excitement. Many new eateries have opened in Edinburgh and we look forward to the day we can experience the…

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Louise’s Tales: What The Dickins February ’21
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“An hour is not merely an hour; it is a vase full of scents and sounds and projects and climates.” Marcel Proust Recently Bethan and I met via Teams to talk about our social media and blog plan for the year ahead and she suggested that I should write a…

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Travel in 2021? The Results Of The Dickins Survey
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As 2020 rolled into 2021 with no particular end in sight for Coronavirus, we were curious to know about travel in 2021 and what people’s appetite for travel is this year. So, we shared a survey with our followers in the first week of January to help us understand. Thank…

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Edinburgh’s Best Winter Walks 
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It’s no secret that Edinburgh winters can be long so when we have a good weather day, the city seems to comes out of hibernation. After burrowing down through blistering weather, brisk winter walks are wonderfully energising. We’re very lucky in Edinburgh with an endless choice of beautiful parks and…

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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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