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Discovering the Vallieres village in France – my village!

Discovering the Vallieres village in France - my village!

Posted on 22. Sep, 2011 by .

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Being from French descent, I knew there would be some sign of my Vallieres ancestors somewhere in France (yes, I am aware that for most people, it almost sounds like a hispanic name because of the silent “s” at the end, but it’s actually pronounced “val-e-air”. Free French lesson for ‘ya!). During my trip to La [...]

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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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Alsace Roadtrip: an Itinerary

Alsace Roadtrip: an Itinerary

Posted on 15. Sep, 2011 by .

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Plannning an Alsace roadtrip 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 this for both of these things. Culturally sandwiched between France and Germany, [...]

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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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Experiencing the Alpine Lifestyle in the Oetz Valley

Experiencing the Alpine Lifestyle in the Oetz Valley

Posted on 30. Aug, 2011 by .

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My recent trip to the Oetz Valley, as part of a blog trip for the Travel Bloggers Unite conference, was a complete change of my usual scenery: dramatic landscape, crisp breeze, and the new “alpine lifestyle” concept promoted by the Bergland Hotel in Sölden. Basically, the idea is to offer holidaymakers a taste of the [...]

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Daytrip at the London Zoo, a Photo Essay

Daytrip at the London Zoo, a Photo Essay

Posted on 24. Aug, 2011 by .

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After seeing how popular my last postcard was, I decided that a full post on my day at the London Zoo would be quite appropriate. And who doesn’t love a photo post? Without further ado, here is my photo essay on this little known piece of London heaven.  Have you been to London zoo, or [...]

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