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Why I Can’t Travel Solo

Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 by .

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There are many different ways to travel. High class, in couples, backpack, tour groups, WOOFing, you name it. And then there’s solo. It wasn’t something I was familiar with. I had never embarked on a solo journey before, but with all the different travel blogs writing on this sole subject, I figured I could give it [...]

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A Long Week-End in Paris On a Budget

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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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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Long Distance Relationships - How Do You Work It Out?

Posted on 25. Apr, 2011 by .

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What’s up with relationship advice on a travel blog, you ask? The two subjects are not as far apart as they may seem. Let me tell you a story first.     On a freezing February morning,  an innocent email flipped my life around.  “It’s on. I’m leaving Saturday. Talk to you later”.  My fiancé [...]

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The Little Story of Me Moving to London: The Retrospective

Posted on 05. Apr, 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, Part 2 and Part 3. *** My year in London was… more than I could have imagined. More than words could ever explain. It was beyond amazing, and even though I had some down [...]

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