Archive for August, 2012

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The rugged Dingle Peninsula - In Photos

Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by .

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Roadtripping in Ireland was a life-long dream. For some reason (perhaps because half my family has bright ginger hair, perhaps because we are quite the elbow-benders), I was always drawn to the Emerald Island, and what better way to discover it than with a car, I thought. Well there happens to be a better way. [...]

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Where to stay in Salers: Hotel Saluces

Posted on 25. Aug, 2012 by .

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If only all towns were as cute as Salers, and all hotels were as amazing as Hotel Saluces, then travel would never be a bad surprise. The setting is hard to beat - a medieval village, perfectly kept medieval burg in the middle of Cantal, boasting incredible architecture and breathtaking scenery. Yes, the overload of superlatives [...]

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Where to stay in Cantal: Hotel Beau Site Garabit

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by .

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When I was on my trip with Atout France through Cantal, I was particularly looking forward to seeing the famous Viaduc de Garabit up close. I’d seen it countless times driving up the A75, but it was always in the distance. And well, you can’t get much closer to it than at Hotel Beau Site [...]

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Where to stay in Cantal: Auberge de Concasty

Posted on 02. Aug, 2012 by .

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During my recent trip in Cantal, I had the chance to stay at the beautiful Auberge de Concasty in Boisset. Just as I am not a big fan of hostels, I was never a big fan of B&Bs either. I am NOT a ray of sunshine in the morning, and can barely put two sentences [...]

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