Archive for June, 2011

Finding Banksy Art in London

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by .

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Finding Banksy art in London is like trying to find a needle in a haystack - everyone knows it’s there, but very few people can actually point to it. Even though Banksy is certainly one of the most famous character of modern art, he definitely fancies the mystery around his work - meaning that despite [...]

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A Long Weekend in Paris On a Budget

Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by .

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Planning a weekend in Paris on a budget is not simple task, and I had to face it a few weeks ago. My fiancé and I had to visit the Canadian embassy for paperwork and we didn’t want to spend a fortune on a trip we hadn’t even considered taking. Fed up with hostels but [...]

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Ile de Ré, an Ideal Daytrip from La Rochelle

Posted on 10. Jun, 2011 by .

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When I planned my trip for La Rochelle, I made sure to keep some time for the lovely Ile de Ré, which I only heard great things about. The peaceful island is linked to La Rochelle by a pretty impressive 3 kilometers long bridge, which costs 9 euros to cross (but trust me, I have [...]

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A Long Week-End in La Rochelle

Posted on 08. Jun, 2011 by .

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While there are many things I would happily whine about in France, holidays are certainly not one of them - they get over 10 public holidays per year (plus the mandatory 5 weeks of vacation), which pretty much makes the North-American workaholic in me go on a travel frenzy… Ideal for a long weekend in [...]

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