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Paris doesn’t have to be expensive —Tips from a Former French

In The Subway, Paris, 2010

It’s no secret that Paris is a pretty expensive city, for both travelers and residents. You can always save on transportation by buying a subway pass or walking everywhere, and save on food by eating like locals, favourite small boulangeries rather than pricey restaurants. But you still have to sleep somewhere. And trust me, staying in a convenient and clean place makes all the difference in a city like Paris, that can be a bit chaotic at times. You want a nice bed and a good shower at the end of the day, after a few stinky subway rides. Read More »

Turning 30

Turning 30

Today, on March 21st, I am turning 30. It doesn’t faze me much. I could pretend I’m freaking out over the big “3-0” because my twenties are over but really, I don’t care because I am looking forward to many more years of adventures, life experiences, ups and downs and surprises. Read More »

The State Of Spain's Healthcare System For Visitors

Spain has one of the most advanced health­care sys­tems in the world, and the health­care sys­tem of Spain is ranked as the 7th best health­care sys­tem in the world over­all. Spain’s health­care sys­tem offers advanced treat­ments, a rel­a­tively large amount of doc­tors and nurses for its pop­u­la­tion, many health­care cen­tres to choose from and a type of uni­ver­sal health­care which ensures that all cit­i­zens of Spain have access to healthcare. The General Health Law Of 1986 The Gen­eral Health Law of 1986 pro­tects the rights that every Span­ish cit­i­zen has to excel­lent health, and in addi­tion, it ensures that all ... Read More »

Privacy Issues in a Big Scary World

Mark, 16 Weeks

Like most new parents, I’m often torn between sharing cute pictures of my kid and withholding them because, you know, it’s a big scary world we are living in. It may be my “Amélie Poulain” side but most days, I choose to see the world as a nice place and I refuse to give in to the “culture of fear” where we are too often scared of the wrong things. Read More »

Skiing in Ellmau: What You Need to Know

If you are a ski­ing enthu­si­ast, then vis­it­ing Ell­mau is a per­fect option for you. This renowned ski resort is one of the best and awe-inspiring ski des­ti­na­tions in Aus­tria. This beau­ti­ful ski resort, set against the majes­tic Wilder Kaiser Moun­tains, wel­comes skiers of all skill lev­els to its beau­ti­ful snow-filled pavil­ion. Ellmau’s unique loca­tion attracts many vis­i­tors each and every year. The snow-capped peaks of Wilder Kaiser, tall Mountain-ash and native trees, and the quaint vil­lages at the foothills, alto­gether make an invit­ing and pic­turesque set­ting. And whether it is win­ter or sum­mer, Ell­mau offers plenty of things to ... Read More »