Places I’ve Travelled Lately | Lightly We Stay

It’s safe to say we’ve not been going far lately. Even with the slight (and premature) relaxation of the lockdown measures, we’ve had to reassess what it means to ‘travel’ somewhere. In an attempt to feel less stuck in one place, I’ve been trying to reframe regular activities into something more exciting. So, in that vein, here are a few places I’ve travelled lately.…

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Postcards from… York in Lockdown

Everything is terrible – but being able to wander through empty York streets in the middle of the day has been a weekly tonic amidst the worry. For this post I thought I’d take you with us on our weekly walk. I hope that, wherever you are, it can help you escape to our beautiful city and its spring blossom.…

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Lightly We Stay: Writing a Tourism-Focused Blog During COVID-19

I’ve being toying with this post for almost two months now, since the coronavirus started its mass sweep across the UK and became something truly tangible in our lives here. After a month or so away from blogging – February was a busy month and something had to give – I was just starting to think about picking it back up when COVID-19 hit. In a matter of days, all normality went out the window while we could only stand in the doorway and watch it disappear. Our lives were rendered indoors overnight but for food shopping, medical appointments, and daily exercise.…

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