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With no car or bike in Edinburgh, we walked absolutely everywhere. We lived quite centrally so we walked everywhere in our neighbourhood, of course, but we also walked across town. An hour to the movie theatre at Ocean Terminal? No problem. 7 miles to Asda (Walmart)? Of course. We did sometimes take the bus, at [...]

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Our bags are packed to the bursting point, anything that didn’t fit has been given or thrown away, the flat is mostly clean, our utilities have been canceled, most bills have been paid, we have our boarding passes … phew.  In less than 24 hours, we will be back in Vancouver!  The past year has [...]

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8 months and 13 days is a long time to go without seeing my parents, so I was very happy to have them visit us for a few days in Edinburgh at the beginning of their European vacation. And of course, a little nervous! It was a first for both them and us – usually [...]

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