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Experiencing the “Alpine Lifestyle” in the Oetz Valley

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 the new “alpine lifestyle” concept promoted by the Bergland Hotel in Sölden. Basically, the idea is to offer holidaymakers a taste of the [...]

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Vichy, the French capital of relaxation

Posted on 10. Aug, 2011 by .

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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 and Lyon, which only makes it even easier to add to your bucket list. My husband and I decided [...]

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A Long Week-End in Paris On a Budget

Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by .

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My recent trip to Paris was, to say the least, unexpected. 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 not into the luxury scene, we crunched the numbers and came [...]

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The Worst and Best of my Backpacking Trip

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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The Little Story of Me Moving to London: Part 3

The Little Story of Me Moving to London: Part 3

Posted on 06. Feb, 2011 by .

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This chapter is the third of the series The Little Story of Me Moving to London – check out Part 1 and Part 2 and the final chapter. *** So here I am, early Friday morning at Heathrow tube station. Luckily, the whole ticket system was pretty easy to handle and I bought my first [...]

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The Rebirth of Berlin

Posted on 19. Jan, 2011 by .

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I can’t believe a whole year has gone by since I was in Berlin. It seems to me like it was just yesterday. One year ago, I was cramped under my 70L backpack, probably looking for my way around, most likely tired and hungry - but having the best time of my life. Some of [...]

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