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First Time in Paris: 10 Top Things to do in Paris

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Paris is such a beautiful and huge city: there’s so much to see and do that it can be a little overwhelming deciding what to put on your itinerary and what to leave out. When searching online, you can find list upon list of the top 50, 75 or even 101 things to do in Paris. How do you know what you should really spend your precious days in the French capital? What’s really one of the top things to…

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7 Incredible Day Trips from Lyon

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Even though there are plenty of things to do in Lyon, it’s always nice to get out of the city for a couple of days and explore new places. Luckily, there are so many amazing destinations around Lyon that are easy to get to. Read on to find out my favourite day trips from Lyon. I’ve split this post into two sections: day trips from Lyon and weekend trips. This is because the last two destinations that I’ve suggested are…

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What to do in Marseille and Day Trips from Marseille

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Similarly to Lyon, Marseille is underrated as a French tourist destination. As the second-largest city in France after Paris, it can hardly be considered abandoned. However, it’s never talked about among travellers as a bucket list location in Europe. Personally, I think if you overlook Marseille on your French itinerary, you’ve definitely missed a trick. During my year-long study abroad experience, I ended up returning to Marseille THREE times. I love how the city gives off a feeling of eternal…

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Things to do in Lyon, France: Ultimate guide to Lyon

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Despite being the third-largest city in France, Lyon doesn’t usually feature on the majority of France travel itineraries. It is often overlooked in favour of the idyllic towns in the Alsace region, such as Strasbourg and Colmar, or the expensive, glitzy resorts of Cannes and St. Tropéz along the Côte d’Azur.  In fact, when I was accepted to study at Jean Moulin Université III in Lyon, I didn’t know a single thing about the city that would be my new…

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10 Top things to do in Oludeniz: Ultimate guide to Oludeniz and Fethiye

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Guide to the top things do to in Oludeniz, Turkey This post contains affiliate links. If you click one of them, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Oludeniz and the rest of the Turquoise Coast of Turkey (also known as the Turkish Riviera) are famous for their exquisite weather, stunning beaches and eclectic range of hotels. As a child, I visited this region of Turkey twice with my family. Despite enjoying my time at…

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2 Day Trips from Dublin: Visit Wicklow National Park and Howth Head

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This post contains affiliate links. If you click one of them, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. One of my favourite things to do when on a city break is to -ironically- break away from the city for one day -or two- and explore the surrounding areas of natural beauty. Whilst I do love exploring new cities and getting lost in their streets and their culture, I’m an outdoors girl at heart. Nothing makes…

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2 Days in Dublin: 9 Things to do in Dublin

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This post contains affiliate links. If you click one of them, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Dublin is one of those places that almost everybody wants to visit. There’s something about vibrant Irish hospitality, intimate Irish pubs and exquisite Irish landscapes that makes people crave being there. That was certainly the case for me. The significant history of the city is another reason that I’ve been so eager to visit Dublin. Having studied…

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Montana Pine Resort Review: The best hotel in Ölüdeniz

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Here is my full and honest Montana Pine Resort review, covering everything from the location and grounds, to the rooms, bars and pools. I visited the all-inclusive resort in late July 2018 and loved the whole experience from start to finish. Here’s why I think Montana Pine is the BEST hotel in Ölüdeniz, Turkey. Montana Pine Resort Review: Location Montana Pine Resort is located in between the two busy Turkish towns of Oludeniz and Hisaronu in the Fethiye district of Southwest…

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Guide to Lublin: Polish City Escapes

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Guide to Lublin Here is my guide to Lublin, the final instalment in my three-part series on the best city breaks in Poland! To read about Krakow, click here and to read about Warsaw, click here. If you’ve read the first parts of my Poland series, you’ll know that I visited Warsaw and Krakow as part of a birthday trip for my best friend. However, I didn’t visit Lublin until later on in the year and the visit wasn’t completely…

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Guide to Krakow: Polish City Breaks

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Guide to Krakow This is my guide to Krakow, the second instalment in my three-part guide to a city break in Krakow. To check out part one, a guide to the capital of Warsaw, click here. Here’s the lowdown on the best places to stay, what landmarks to see and a few other tips and tricks! Arriving in Krakow We stayed a few days longer in Krakow, which I was happy about considering how short our stay in Warsaw was.…

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