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saint malo

FRANCE | Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | Views [397]

my cute-o-meter almost broke with all the cuteness.  this little town on the coast full of gorgeous cobbled streets, cafés, sailboats is lovingly cradled in a careful embrace by big old ramparts.  but the tourists really do get in the way

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paris; take 1

FRANCE | Sunday, 19 Aug 2007 | Views [377]

more clichéd sights and activites than you can shake a baguette at - picnicking at les jardins tuileries, fighting the crowds to see mona lisa at the louvre, a bottle of rosé under a glittering eiffel tower, getting a crink in your neck under l'arc de ... Read more >

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cork

IRELAND | Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | Views [426]

cork is green, lush, and full of places that look almost too irish.  if that is possible in ireland.  it has lakes, rolling hills, cows, churches, quaint-yet-grim shoulder-to-shoulder housing and a public bar on every street.  the locals are friendly, ... Read more >

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london

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | Views [482] | Comments [1]

am yet to spot the queen.  i thought i saw her buying a tinned sponge pudding (treacle flavour) in sainsbury's yesterday, but no.  she remains elusive.  will keep eyes peeled...

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nara

JAPAN | Friday, 20 Apr 2007 | Views [482]

it`s all about the deer here.  they roam about nara koen (the park), mugging tourists for specially-prepared deer biscuits, and scare small children.  the hundreds of turtles in sarusaawa pond on the other hand, are content to stack themselves vertically ... Read more >

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kyoto

JAPAN | Monday, 16 Apr 2007 | Views [425]

more temples?  oh, you shouldn't have!

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tokyo

JAPAN | Friday, 13 Apr 2007 | Views [499]

a place of contradictions - you must not smoke whilst walking, but feel free to cycle on the footpath without a helmet!

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bangkok

THAILAND | Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | Views [428]

yellow is the new black.  in a land where golden temples rub shoulders with laundrettes, you can find anything from taps to bunnies wearing dresses at the local street market, and the yellow polo t-shirt is the look du jour, there is so much to experience ... Read more >

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