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Nominated for a Liebster Award

Well what do you know! Diana Meets the Locals has been nominated for a Liebster Award. My blog was nominated by Kristy from, a fellow Canadian traveler who has some awesome packing tips — among other things — featured on her site. The Liebster Award is given from bloggers to other bloggers — in order … Continue reading

Europe 2012 / Travel Advice

The Cost of a Eurail Pass vs. Individual Train Tickets

I chose the train as my main mode of transportation during my backpacking trip through Europe last summer.  Although discount airlines are now making flying from city to city a popular choice,  travelers need to factor in time and convenience with the bottom-dollar cost of transportation. With flying, travelers need to arrive at the recommended check-in time, … Continue reading