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A Weekend in London on a Budget

Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by .


As a city filled with some of the most exorbitant properties of the world, just like Paris, it doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone. London is, normally, a very expensive city to live and travel in. But there is hope for you, my frugal friends, and those who do not care to throw money [...]

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Traveling in France - My Personal Tips

Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 by .


After spending almost a year living in and gallivanting around France, I have come to learn a few things - some of them the hard way. Whether it’s when I had to fork over 30 euros for having the privilege to park in Paris, or when I was involved in a car accident, there are definitely things everyone [...]

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Low Cost Airlines - 5 Ways To Avoid Extra Fees

Posted on 23. Dec, 2011 by .


Low-cost airlines are one of the best things about Europe (after the history, the food and the architecture, of course!). But if you are not a careful customer, you might end up paying just as much as you would with a national airline. And who wants to pay the bill and not get the free [...]

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My 2012 Bucket List

Posted on 16. Dec, 2011 by .


Even though 2011 was a big year for me in terms of travel and life changes, 2012 doesn’t seem like it’s going to be any slower. And I am so excited about that! I have been building up a bucket list for quite a while now and despite the fact that I keep crossing items [...]

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Planning an Epic European Road Trip?

Posted on 28. Oct, 2011 by .


Whether you are looking into French castle valleys, Italian wineries or a full-on eastern adventure, planning a European road trip requires a lot of preparation. While for some a car is simply a liability, I like to think of it as the key to discovery and freedom. Thus, I’ve been on a few road trips myself [...]

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The Not-So-Shiny Side of Being a Consultant’s Wife

Posted on 07. Oct, 2011 by .


Being a consultant wife - it has a nice ring to it, and it does sound very glamourous from the outside. International travel, fat paychecks, big-name corporations. In more than one way, it is very enjoyable. But sometimes, when I dare to look at the other side of the medal, I find myself longing for [...]

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Alsace Roadtrip: an Itinerary

Posted on 15. Sep, 2011 by .


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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A Long Weekend in Paris On a Budget

Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by .


Planning a weekend in Paris on a budget is not simple task, and I had to face it a few weeks ago. 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 [...]

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France: The Bucket List

Posted on 23. May, 2011 by .


Now that I have recently moved to France, I have had the time to go through my guidebook and pretty much highlight everything remotely cute and write notes in every section. Not that it would not be great to write down everything I want to visit, but for your sake, I summed it up and [...]

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Moving to France: It’s Happening Right Now!

Posted on 12. May, 2011 by .


If you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you probably know that a couple of months ago, I decided to follow my fiancé and move to France in the spring. Well, spring has sprung in Montreal… and I’m leaving tomorrow night!   I’ve sublet my apartment, stored my boxes (thanks to my mother-in-law, my dad, my [...]

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Long Distance Relationships - How Do You Work It Out?

Posted on 25. Apr, 2011 by .


What’s up with relationship advice on a travel blog, you ask? The two subjects are not as far apart as they may seem. Let me tell you a story first. On a freezing February morning,  an innocent email flipped my life around.  “It’s on. I’m leaving Saturday. Talk to you later”.  My fiancé was crossing [...]

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Eurotrip Tips goes to… Europe!

Posted on 11. Apr, 2011 by .


So you guys wondered what had happened to this blog, eh? I had to keep my project a surprise for many reasons but now I can finally reveal the reason of overall inactivity around here. Eurotrip Tips is moving to France! Striped shirts, baguettes, croissants au chocolat and wine, the whole deal. Oh and did [...]

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The Little Story of Me Moving to London: The Retrospective

Posted on 05. Apr, 2011 by .


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 [...]

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The Little Story of Me Moving to London: Part 3

Posted on 06. Feb, 2011 by .


This chapter is the third of the series The Little Story of Me Moving to London – check out Part 1 and Part 2 and the final chapter. *** So here I am, early Friday morning at Heathrow tube station. Luckily, the whole ticket system was pretty easy to handle and I bought my first [...]

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Recommended Reading: Walking in London by AA Travel

Posted on 06. Jan, 2011 by .


Title: Walking in London Editor: AA Travel Appreciation: 4/5 Buy it: Amazon I received this book as a gift from by boyfriend as we were in dire need of free activities back when we lived in London. We only had a few weeks left there, but still, we managed to complete some of the walks [...]

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