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Top 5 Destinations to Propose in Europe

Top 5 Destinations to Propose in Europe

Posted on 20. Jul, 2011 by .

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This is a sponsored post for which I have received compensation,  but all opinions expressed are in accordance with my own - plus, I got engaged in Europe myself, so this couldn’t be more on topic! Quickbeds offers cheap hotels and last minute accommodation for both Australian and International destinations. With over 40,000 accommodation properties [...]

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10 Little Known Facts About France

10 Little Known Facts About France

Posted on 19. Jul, 2011 by .

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1.   No tipping Service is included in all restaurant bills. While it does feel weird to leave nothing on the table at first, it’s amazing how quick you get used to knowing exactly how much your meal has costed. You can exceptionally leave a euro or two on the table if you received outstanding customer [...]

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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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Watching the Royal Wedding Live in an English Pub

Watching the Royal Wedding Live in an English Pub

Posted on 29. Apr, 2011 by .

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5:15 The lovely Anne picks me up and gets us to where the party was at in Montreal this morning, the Burgundy Lion. I can feel the excitement grow as we get closer to the pub - maybe it’s the festive tiaras we were wearing. Or our bodies reaction to being up so early! 5:25 [...]

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Backpacking Guide 4: Who to pack

Backpacking Guide 4: Who to pack

Posted on 28. May, 2010 by .

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courtesy of WikiCommon That’s right. When you plan a backpacking trip, make sure you choose your fellow companions wisely. Sure, deciding to go on a Eurotrip over drinks on a Friday night with work buddies seems like a good idea - but is it really? Travelling with someone is pretty much like living with them [...]

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A Week In Paris or How To Alienate Parisians

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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