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The Little Story of Me Moving to London: Part 2

The Little Story of Me Moving to London: Part 2

Posted on 08. Jul, 2010 by .

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This chapter is the second of the series The Little Story of Me Moving to London – check out Part 1 and Part 3 and the final chapter. *** I woke up that morning feeling perplexed. I was eager to leave, but a part of me wanted to stay curled up in my bed and [...]

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Weekend Break in the Eternal City of Rome

Weekend Break in the Eternal City of Rome

Posted on 18. Mar, 2010 by .

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My weekend break in Rome wasn’t something I initially planned. It’s not that I didn’t want to go - I simply felt Italy deserved more than a mere quick getaway. But hey, budget airlines and Google Images were convincing enough and I quickly figured that a weekend break in Rome was a good enough introduction to the [...]

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24 Hours in Cordoba

Posted on 26. Feb, 2010 by .

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Cordoba is a very special place in the world; not many cities can claim to have been the capital of a Roman province and the capital of an Arab state and a Caliphate. If you plan on visiting in May, do note that accommodation will be hard to find and very expensive. Consider taking a [...]

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Top 10 Overrated Attractions in Europe

Top 10 Overrated Attractions in Europe

Posted on 20. Feb, 2010 by .

As much as Europe is filled with interesting and popular attractions, sometimes the entry fee or the detour just isn’t worth it. I have been lucky enough to visit many European cities, and here’s what I thought were the least interesting ones. 1. Manneken Pis, Brussels It’s a tiny little men peeing in a fountain, [...]

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Glamorous French Riviera Day Trip

Posted on 18. Feb, 2010 by .

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You know how it works. Your favorite budget airline is having a sale to an exotic location not that far away from home, and somehow you realize that you’ve always wanted to go. And then bam! Before you know it, you booked your tickets for a  French riviera day trip. Landing in Nice is quite [...]

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Almost St-Patrick’s Day in Dublin

Posted on 04. Feb, 2010 by .

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I desperately wanted to be in Dublin for St. Patrick’s Day. There is no greater celebration than a country’s national holiday, and the Irish certainly know how to get the party started. I had almost bought my green wig and I was already excited about the green beer. But things didn’t exactly go as planned. [...]

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London’s Oyster Cards, Explained

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by .

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Oh the intricate world of transportation tickets! While I’m pretty sure some Londoners aren’t entirely aware of the immensity of the Transport for London ticketing system, it’s even worse for tourists - with reason! What’s the difference between a travelcard and Oyster cards? Why are the fares different? Let’s have a closer look. Oyster cards [...]

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