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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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Paris at Night

Posted on 13. Feb, 2011 by .

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Even though my visit to Paris wasn’t too fortunate, I have to be honest here: it’s a pretty damn beautiful city. This video shares its most beautiful spots at night and gives a whole new perspective on the sights we all know very well. Enjoy! Une nuit Parisienne (Paris by night) from manemos on Vimeo.

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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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My Favourite Travel Photos

My Favourite Travel Photos

Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by .

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I’ve been going through my travel photos pretty often lately. Winter blues? Wanderlust? Nostalgia? All of the above are accurate. Instead of writing another long post on why I hate travel bloggers, I decided to share my favourite photos from my own collection and spread the love. While most of these pictures aren’t perfect on [...]

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7 Easy Daytrips from London

7 Easy Daytrips from London

Posted on 24. Jun, 2010 by .

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Daytrips are definitely the greatest way of discovering other areas of the country you’re visiting, if you’re in the capital for a couple of days. And London is no exception - even though it’s definitely capable of filling every day of your trip, a little bit of exploration doesn’t hurt (most of the time anyway). And [...]

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A Week In Paris or How To Alienate Parisians

Posted on 01. May, 2010 by .

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My experience in Paris was, to put it in a polite way, memorable, but definitely not in the way I would have hoped. Parisians have a somewhat solid reputation that precedes them worldwide; I expected rudeness, language issues and bad weather. However I was surprised at how out of proportions all those expectations actually were. [...]

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