Category Archives: Travelling

Weekly Blogger Round-Up: Navigating Europe’s main airports – Riviera medieval festival – Packing Tips –

 This week’s Blogger Round-Up is all-Australian, starting with Carolyn from Holidays to Europe with practical suggestions as usual, this time on how to get to and from Europe’s major airports. Phoebe from Lou Messugo gives a detailed description of a … Continue reading

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Weekly Blogger Round-Up: Advantages of Paris in Winter – Surprising Things about Istanbul – Eating Rules for French Children

In this week’s Blogger Round Up, Carolyn from My Sydney Paris Life shares nine big reasons to love Paris in winter (even though it hasn’t snowed this year); Jo Karnaghan from Frugal First Class Traveler takes us to Istanbul in … Continue reading

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Weekly Blogger Round-Up – Travel Insurance – Bergamot

Just a short Blogger Round-Up this week as I am still under the weather: Carolyn from Holidays to Europe talks about the importance of travel insurance and Sylvia from Finding Noon explains what a bergamot is. Enjoy! A Real-Life Travel … Continue reading

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What does adventure mean to me?

Adventure means going out of your  comfort zone. That’s what my son would say anyway. For me, that means experiencing a new culture, a new language, a new place. So my first adventure was going to Noumea for six weeks … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Blogger Round-Up: Day trip to Reims – Dealing with train stations on a bike – Christmas in France in 2013

Three entirely different subjects this week. Ever pratical Jo Karnaghan from Frugal First Class Travel takes us on a day trip to Reims which is not only famous for its champagne; Maggie La Coste from Experience France by Bike gives … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Blogger Round-up: Scammers – Winter in Northern Germany

This Wednesday, we have two Australians on the list – Carolyn from Holidays to Europe, warning us of various scammers you may encounter when travelling and Andrea from Rear View Mirror, who takes us across the north of Germany in … Continue reading

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Off to Plovdiv in Bulgaria

We leave our home exchange apartment in Sofia around 10 am. It’s a short walk to the central bus station. We go past a group of bystanders and see three men lying on their sides on the ground, hands handcuffed … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Blogger Round-up: La Maison du Chou – Autumn in France – Driving in Europe

So what’s on the agenda this Wednesday? Mary Kay from Out and About in Paris takes us to the Maison du Chou where she has discovered the lightest choux à la crème, while French Moments delights us with ten stunning … Continue reading

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Fabulous Rila Monastery and Boyana Church in Bulgaria

We’re debating about a day trip from Sofia to Rila Monastery because it’s a 2 to 2 ½ hour bus trip each way (120 K) but various friends have encouraged us to go and the photos are certainly encouraging. It’s … Continue reading

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Romania’s Outrageous Palace of the Parliament – Paris Fashion Week SS 14 – Charles de Gaulle airport to city centre

Wednesday’s Bloggers Round-up time again. After visiting Budapest and Sofia and reading Andrea’s post on Bucharest in Rear View Mirror, I’m ready to add Romania to my travel destinations. As you know, I’m not a fashionista, but fortunately, other bloggers … Continue reading

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