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Street art and galleries in London
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The art of psychology and a tunnel of tape

I didn’t want this Paris trip to be an endless bunfight in art galleries. I love the art and the amazing spaces in Paris, but fighting with a thousand other tourists to get a two second look at a panting is just not my scene. So on this trip I limited myself to just one […]

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Things that I did instead of going to Palma

I always assumed that the main highlight of a cruise was the amazing places that you get to see. After all, how tempting is it to wake up to a different shore every day? So you can imagine my surprise when upon reaching the lovely port of Palma I elected to stay on the Norwegian […]

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A sweet little day trip to Aix-en-Provence

When you are on a cruise, there are these little things called shore excursions. Think of it as the ultimate school trip, except you don’t have to learn anything if you don’t want to, oh and there are Macarons. On the second day on the Epic we docked early in Marseilles and were the first on […]

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An authentic French dinner: My last meal in Paris

I was hankering for a real French dinner. I don’t mean an overpriced tough steak while sitting outside on a noisy street, I mean something made with care and a lot of butter. I researched for hours online (for longer than I would ever spend at dinner!), and eventually settled on Bistrot de l’oulette which had […]

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Napoleons Tomb

A few years ago I went to Paris with some university friends and the very first thing we saw was Napoleons tomb. I didn’t know what it was at the time because I had fallen asleep on the bus and missed the intro, so for years I have wondered what the hell that big building […]

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Runawaykiwi finally makes it to Paris: how to get around, stay on budget and not speak the language (the secret is not to be a dick)

Ok so you make it to Gare du Nord, what next? First thing you need to do is get yourself a zone 1-3 Visite Pass for the Metro. These can cover 1, 3 or five days and you can get them from any of the green ticket machines (don’t worry, the machines speak English). This […]

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