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Hiking Volcanoes in Auvergne: My Experience

Hiking Volcanoes in Auvergne: My Experience

Posted on 17. Sep, 2011 by .

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Hiking a volcano wasn’t exactly part of my French tourism plan.  Somehow my mind and body never got along very well, and anything that involves just the slightest amount of coordination is more often than not a very bad idea. Being outdoors and staying active, I enjoy - making a fool of myself by landing [...]

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3 Easy Daytrips from Annecy

3 Easy Daytrips from Annecy

Posted on 01. Sep, 2011 by .

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While Annecy is certainly a must if you are visiting the Haute-Savoie region, it is however small enough to be wrapped in a day - but that doesn’t mean you should move on to another place just yet. Annecy offers many interesting possible daytrips destinations reachable in less than an hour’s drive, three of which I [...]

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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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Daytrip at the London Zoo, a Photo Essay

Posted on 24. Aug, 2011 by .

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After seeing how popular my last postcard was, I decided that a full post on my day at the London Zoo would be quite appropriate. And who doesn’t love a photo post? Without further ado, here is my photo essay on this little known piece of London heaven.  Have you been to London zoo, or [...]

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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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Guest Post on the Travel Belles: Discovering Annecy

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by .

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I recently visited the beautiful town of Annecy in the Haute-Savoie region of France and I absolutely loved it. Want to know more? Head over the Travel Belles and read on! Here’s a short excerpt: When I got in the Old Town, I was immediately drawn to two things: the turquoise lake and the ice [...]

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