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Tirol, Oetz Valley and Innsbruck, an Austrian Photo Essay

Tirol, Oetz Valley and Innsbruck, an Austrian Photo Essay

Posted on 19. Sep, 2011 by .

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When I decided to attend Travel Bloggers Unite in Innsbruck, I knew I was in for a treat. Not only was the city absolutely stunning, but the trip to the Oetz Valley afterwards, including the relaxing spa day, was nothing short of perfect. Austria and I had a rendez-vous manqué in 2009 - I longed [...]

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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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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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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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Monday’s Postcard: London Zoo

Monday’s Postcard: London Zoo

Posted on 15. Aug, 2011 by .

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This week’s installment brings us to the entertaining London Zoo. Located right in the heart of Regent’s Park in Camden and opened in 1828, it’s actually the world’s oldest scientific zoo. It features over 720 species spread over 36 acres, as well as many interesting exhibits, such as Animal Adventure, Butterfly Paradise, Rainforest Life, and the Gorilla Kingdom. [...]

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Daytrip at Ile-de-Ré

Daytrip at Ile-de-Ré

Posted on 10. Jun, 2011 by .

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When I planned my trip for La Rochelle, I made sure to keep some time for the lovely Ile-de-Ré, which I only heard great things about. The peaceful island is linked to La Rochelle by a pretty impressive 3 kilometers long bridge, which costs 9 euros to cross (but trust me, I have no words [...]

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