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Yummy Alsatian Delicacies

Posted on 02. Nov, 2011 by .

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France is well known for its high culinary standards and variety - and Alsace food is no exception. Its history is tinted with both French and German heritage, creating a very rich mix of flavors, for the pleasure of our taste buds. Most meals out happen at the closest winstub (the Alsatian equivalent of British [...]

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Alsace Roadtrip: an Itinerary

Posted on 15. Sep, 2011 by .

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Plannning an Alsace roadtrip was always a dream of mine (and I was glad to cross it off my my bucket list). I am a big fan of dry white wine and 15th century architecture and trust me, it doesn’t get any better than this for both of these things. Culturally sandwiched between France and Germany, [...]

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Quick Getaway to Prague, Take 2

Quick Getaway to Prague, Take 2

Posted on 22. Aug, 2011 by .

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I’ve wanted to return to Prague for a long time. I felt I wasn’t quite done with it last time I visited, so I was glad to have more time on my hands on this trip (more time is a slight exaggeration - I only had 48 hours to be exact, as opposed to 24 in the [...]

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The Worst and Best of my Backpacking Trip

Posted on 30. May, 2011 by .

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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My First Official Week-End in France

My First Official Week-End in France

Posted on 16. May, 2011 by .

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After a frantic week mostly spent packing, moving, crying and sleeping on my couch in Montreal, I finally made it to the airport on Friday afternoon, ready for my 7PM flight. Or at least, that’s what I thought. While I was checking in, I learned that my flight was delayed to 9PM. Oh well, I [...]

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Not For Tourists: Paris Best Kept Secrets

Posted on 07. Feb, 2011 by .

Paris is full of great places, but also full of not so great ones. Here’s a little map of my handpicked personal favorites, along with a few recommendations from local friends. Have fun exploring! Afficher Paris Little Places sur une carte plus grande Clickie on the dots to learn more about where to go after [...]

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My Favourite Travel Photos

Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by .

I’ve been going through my travel photos pretty often lately. Winter blues? Wanderlust? Nostalgia? All of the above are accurate. Instead of writing another long post on why I hate travel bloggers, I decided to share my favourite photos from my own collection and spread the love. While most of these pictures aren’t perfect on [...]

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Not Just Fries and Mayonnaise in Brussels

Not Just Fries and Mayonnaise in Brussels

Posted on 18. Sep, 2010 by .

We visited Brussels in early May of 2009. It was the first leg of our backpacking trip and we were all very excited, to say the least. The rather early Eurostar ride from London St Pancras was smooth and complemented with mustard fields along the way. Our excitation kept us from sleeping for the whole ride, [...]

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