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  • How To Spend 72 Hours in Edinburgh in 2024

    How To Spend 72 Hours in Edinburgh in 2024

    Edinburgh is one of the most enchanting cities to visit for anyone with even a morsel of wanderlust. Not only does it have a vast, colourful, and sometimes sordid history, it is also rife with wonderful things to do – whatever your hobbies.  Lovers of art, culture, and architecture are well provided for, folks who…

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  • 6 Ethical Alternatives to Amazon

    6 Ethical Alternatives to Amazon

    Shopping doesn’t have to be unsustainable. Now, perhaps more than ever, it is important to support small businesses – even when heading to our favourite online marketplace of choice. It can be tempting to log on and head straight to one of the big eCommerce platforms, such as eBay or Amazon – particularly with the…

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  • Portpatrick: Scotland’s Hidden Gem

    Portpatrick: Scotland’s Hidden Gem

    Scotland is the Mecca of quaint fishing villages, and there is certainly no shortage to choose from, but perhaps none quite so delectable as the seaside town of Portpatrick. Located on the Rhins of Galloway peninsula, Portpatrick is one of the country’s hidden gems, owing to its pastel-coloured houses, puffin-dotted clifftops, and picturesque bay. For…

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  • Dunbar’s Close: A Guide

    Dunbar’s Close: A Guide

    Edinburgh’s historical Royal Mile is known as one of the city’s best-loved areas and is teeming with wonderful local shops, boutiques, bars, museums, and, of course, is the home of the Scottish crown jewels! But one of its most magical elements, which is often overlooked by unaware visitors, is its many fabulous closes (an old-school…

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  • Recycled Toilet Paper: Why You Should Give a Crap

    Recycled Toilet Paper: Why You Should Give a Crap

    Recycled toilet paper may seem a bit, well, gross. But here’s the deal: one: it’s not gross. Two: it’s really, really crucial in order to make the world a little more sustainable. If you’ve ever been a bit iffy about purchasing recycled loo roll – don’t! We’ll give you all the ins and outs (excuse…

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  • Off The Beaten Path: Discover The Lost Valley Of Glencoe, Scotland

    Off The Beaten Path: Discover The Lost Valley Of Glencoe, Scotland

    Nestled within the rugged terrains of Glencoe is the Lost Valley, or Coire Gabhail as it’s known in Scottish Gaelic, with centuries-old lore wrapped up in its shroud of mystery. The name translates as the “Hollow of Capture,” echoing the valley’s intriguing history linked to the infamous MacDonald clan. With this backdrop of outlawed folklore,…

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  • Edinburgh Closes: Top 10 Historical Closes (Plus Map!)

    Edinburgh Closes: Top 10 Historical Closes (Plus Map!)

    If the incredible city of Edinburgh is on your bucket list, chances are you’re already well into the research and planning stage of where you want to visit.  When it comes to the magical capital of Scotland, you will find that the city is made up of something locals know as “closes”. Many of these…

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  • Fairy Glen Skye: A Full Guide to This Isle of Skye Hidden Gem

    Fairy Glen Skye: A Full Guide to This Isle of Skye Hidden Gem

    The Isle of Skye is known for many things – its white sandy beaches and its infamous whisky distilleries being just two examples. But Fairy Glen is one of its lesser-known wonders. Those who love nothing more than exploring wild, beautiful terrain rooted in mystical undertones will not want to miss out on the enchanting…

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