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Guest Post on the Travel Belles: Discovering Annecy

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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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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Travel Report: Long week-end in La Rochelle

Travel Report: Long week-end in La Rochelle

Posted on 08. Jun, 2011 by .

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While there are many things I would happily whine about in France (customer service being high on the list), holidays are certainly not one of them. When a holiday falls on a Thursday, instead of just switching it to Friday, they do what they call “faire le pont” (make a bridge) and give both days [...]

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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

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

Not For Tourists: Paris Best Kept Secrets

Posted on 07. Feb, 2011 by .

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Although I didn’t really enjoy my visit, three of my friends happen to be ex-Parisians.  I took advantage of this fact and asked them to make a list of their favorites little places of Paris. Afficher Paris Little Places sur une carte plus grande Clickie on the dots to learn more about where to go [...]

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