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Living Like a Local: GoWithOh London

Posted on 26. Jun, 2013 by .

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Accommodation in London can be quite a puzzle to solve - between all the incredible locations and neighborhoods, luxury or budget opportunities and everything else, picking the right option can become quite the nightmare. Luckily, a new trend emerged on the market over the last few years: short-term vacation rentals. Live like a Londoner for [...]

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A Weekend in London on a Budget

Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by .

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As a city filled with some of the most exorbitant properties of the world, just like Paris, it doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone. London is, normally, a very expensive city to live and travel in. But there is hope for you, my frugal friends, and those who do not care to throw money [...]

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Traveling in France - My Personal Tips

Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 by .

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After spending almost a year living in and gallivanting around France, I have come to learn a few things - some of them the hard way. Whether it’s when I had to fork over 30 euros for having the privilege to park in Paris, or when I was involved in a car accident, there are definitely things everyone [...]

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A Handpicked Selection of London’s Best Places

Posted on 06. Apr, 2012 by .

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During my first weeks in London, one of the things I found hard to deal with was the overwhelming choice I had to make every day. Do I pick this tea place, or this one? This curryhouse, or this one? This garden pub, or the one across the city? While a wide array of choice [...]

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Plenitude in the Austrian Alps - A Night at the Aqua Dome

Posted on 26. Oct, 2011 by .

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Right after Travel Bloggers Unite in Innsbruck conference, we were treated to several blog trips in and around Tyrol region in the Austrian Alps. I was lucky to have scored in a place in the relaxation group, because let’s be honest, mountain biking didn’t sound like any fun to my out-of-shape ears. Instead I opted [...]

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Experiencing the Alpine Lifestyle in the Oetz Valley

Posted on 30. Aug, 2011 by .

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My recent trip to the Oetz Valley, as part of a blog trip for the Travel Bloggers Unite conference, was a complete change of my usual scenery: dramatic landscape, crisp breeze, and mostly the new alpine lifestyle concept promoted by the Bergland Hotel in Sölden. Basically, the idea is to offer holidaymakers a taste of [...]

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Vichy, the French capital of relaxation

Posted on 10. Aug, 2011 by .

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Vichy spas are, to say the least, abundant.Very few cities in the world can boast being a spa capital - and luckily for me, Vichy is one of them. Located in the beautiful Auvergne region, it is easily reachable by train from Paris, Clermont-Ferrand and Lyon, which only makes it even easier to add to [...]

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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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The Worst and Best of my Backpacking Trip

Posted on 30. May, 2011 by .

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Today, I realized it has been two years since my backpacking trip through Europe is over - I came home on May 30th of 2009. Hard to believe it’s so far behind me! But now that I am on a new journey, I decided to celebrate this sort-of anniversary by sharing a few facts about [...]

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