My Zürich City Guide

A Long Weekend in Zürich A couple of weeks ago – although it seems like a lifetime away – I spend a long weekend in Zürich. As you’ll know from my last post on the Top 10 Reasons to Visit Switzerland, it was love at first sight! So here’s my Zürich City Guide, or a more…

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Top 10 Reasons for Moving to Berlin

Thinking about Moving to Berlin? Okay, so I’m in love. Not with a person, but with a city. When I landed in Berlin last September, I had no concrete intention of staying longer than a month. The German capital was one stop on a European tour, between Paris and Barcelona. But the city quickly grew on me, and I soon felt…

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Dresden: Let Them Eat Cake!

Top Dresden Recommendations for a Weekend Getaway I just got back from a wonderful solo weekend in Dresden and it was exactly what I needed. Some “me time” in a completely new city, accompanied by that familiar rush of the unfamiliar, where you don’t know what you’re going to discover as you turn the corner. I…

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The Top Things Travel Taught Me

My Top Travel Lessons (So Far!) As a frequent traveller, I can hardly imagine my life being any other way. People usually say that travel is an enriching experience. And as much as I’ve impulsively booked flights (once only 19 hours before takeoff), I’ve never regretted buying those tickets and jetting off. Not just because of the things I…

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French Riviera Weekend, Part I: Nice

Paradise Found During a French Riviera Weekend. We all have that one place that never truly leaves us. For me, that’s the Côte d’Azur, that little strip of France that runs right to the Italian border. I grew up in part on the seashores of St Jean Cap Ferrat, a tiny peninsula nestled between Nice and Monaco, but hadn’t…

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