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Discovering London with the Thames Clippers

Discovering London with the Thames Clippers

Posted on 08. Jul, 2011 by .

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Tired of walking in London but still thirsty for discovery? I might just have the perfect solution for you! When TakeTwo Books kindly offered me one of their books, I was ecstatic to find out I could use one of their offers to ride the famous Thames Clippers. I’ve always wanted to but somehow never managed to [...]

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Finding Banksy’s Art in London

Finding Banksy’s Art in London

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by .

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In today’s modern art, street artist Banksy is certainly one of the most famous and yet mysterious contributors. No one knows where he is going to leave his mark next, and what controversial message it’s going to be about. While much of his art has been either destroyed or painted over, there are still some [...]

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Top 5 Seaside Destinations in Europe

Top 5 Seaside Destinations in Europe

Posted on 14. Jun, 2011 by .

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Now that spring has sprung in most of the Northern Hemisphere, it is time to start planning your summer vacation. Some parts of Europe happen to be blessed with sunny and warm weather all summer. If you’re part lizard or if you could use some extra vitamin D, read on! Spain While most of coastal Spain [...]

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Monday’s Postcard: Liverpool, England

Posted on 01. Jun, 2011 by .

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This week’s installment takes us to the beautiful town of Liverpool, in Northern England. I admit having been there for only a couple of hours, but I would be happy to go back and the visit the city itself. I pretty much only stuck to the Beatles bus tour! The park pictured below is Strawberry [...]

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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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The Little Story of Me Moving to London: The Retrospective

The Little Story of Me Moving to London: The Retrospective

Posted on 05. Apr, 2011 by .

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This chapter is the third of the series The Little Story of Me Moving to London – check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. *** My year in London was… more than I could have imagined. More than words could ever explain. It was beyond amazing, and even though I had some down [...]

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