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A weekend in Cantal, a photo essay

Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by .


To wrap up this series on my press trip in Cantal, I couldn’t think of a better solution than a photo essay. Not because I don’t have anything to say about Cantal. I do. In fact I always have something to say, about pretty much everything. Ask my husband! But somehow I feel like no words [...]

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Cantal, the best place you’ve never heard of?

Posted on 20. Jul, 2012 by .


People love Paris. People love the Riviera. People love the castles. But do people know about Cantal? Didn’t think so. Cantal is one of Auvergne‘s four departments. Each one of them is quite different from the others, and Cantal is all about the outdoors: mountains, volcanoes, hiking, chestnut hunting and al fresco dining. I myself knew [...]

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The faces of Ireland, a photo essay

Posted on 19. Jul, 2012 by .


Ireland is notorious for a lot of things. But what intrigued me the most what its inhabitants - either of the human or fluffy kind. People often say that traveling is all about the locals we meet on the way, and the unique experiences we share with them. True? I think so. And since I’m [...]

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A Lucky Golden Hour in Gibraltar

Posted on 08. Jun, 2012 by .


Gibraltar is a pretty special place, for so many reasons. First of all, it’s only a few hundred meters from Andalusian Spain, but it’s a British territory. Second of all, the border is actually on the airport’s tarmac. And third of all, and perhaps most importantly, security is very, very loose. We drove into the [...]

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I’m a Crazy Cat Lady

Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 by .


Hello, my name is Marie and I’m a crazy cat lady. I don’t speak about it very often, but for me, one of the hardest part of traveling is being away from pets. I’ve always been surrounded with cats and dogs ever since I was born, and leaving them behind is never easy. It doesn’t [...]

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Daytrip at the London Zoo, a Photo Essay

Posted on 24. Aug, 2011 by .


After seeing how popular my last postcard was, I decided that a  London Zoo photo essay would be quite appropriate. And who doesn’t love a photo essay? I’m sure many of you won’t even bother to read the actual text and just stroll through the pictures… am I right? Located right in the heart of Regent’s [...]

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Monday’s Postcard: London Zoo

Posted on 15. Aug, 2011 by .


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. It’s one of the few attractions of London that [...]

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