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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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I am not a fan of sports. 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 on my bottom most [...]

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Alsace Roadtrip: an Itinerary

Alsace Roadtrip: an Itinerary

Posted on 15. Sep, 2011 by .

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Visiting Alsace was always a dream of mine (and I was glad to cross it off my my bucket list). I am a big fan of dry white wine and 15th century architecture and trust me, it doesn’t get any better than Alsace for both of these things. Culturally sandwiched between France and Germany, it has [...]

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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 worth a shot 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. There are many interesting sights nearby, three of which I have had the chance to enjoy: Gorges du [...]

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Monday’s Postcard: Strasbourg, France

Monday’s Postcard: Strasbourg, France

Posted on 29. Aug, 2011 by .

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There are few places like this in the word. Places that remain untouched, perfectly preserved, very postcard-ish. Well, Strasbourg is one of these places. Most of the buildings in the Petite France neighborhood date as far back as the 15th century, making for a pretty impressive night by day or by night. After enjoying delicious [...]

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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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Vichy, the French capital of relaxation

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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