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Exploring the outdoors with Slow Ways

Like many of us, I used the UK lockdown and working from home as an opportunity to focus on my mental and physical wellbeing. For me, this involved getting out for regular walks in my local area and venturing further afield whenever possible.

I often found myself struggling to find new routes close to home and to remain inspired with my goal to be active. The Slow Ways website offered some alternative options that I was able to try.

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Haggis, a ‘Sweet Bed’ and new heights in Edinburgh, Scotland

Last weekend I enjoyed a much longed for weekend in Edinburgh, capital city of Scotland.

I stayed at the Ibis hotel (Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge) that opened in January 2014 and boasting with 259 rooms in this central location, within a short distance of the main attractions in the city. With this in mind, I knew that I’d have a great chance to really maximise exploration of the city from a local base. Continue reading Haggis, a ‘Sweet Bed’ and new heights in Edinburgh, Scotland