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The 12 best of 2012, your faves on Sophie’s World

Digging into Google Analytics, I see you keep enjoying some of the older articles. No less than three 2011 faves top the list this year as well. Here are your 12 best of 2012.

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The 11 Best of 2011

As 2012 is just beginning to settle in, I’ve had a look through my analytics to see what you liked best on Sophie’s World in 2011. Some of your choices surprised me, some completely charmed me, all pleased me. Nothing says New Year like a list, so I’ll hop right in and give you the [...]

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Images of Innsbruck

I’ve just returned from a travel bloggers’ conference in stunning Innsbruck in the Austrian Alps. We had a tight, full and interesting programme, with loads of inspiration and new things learnt. Perhaps especially useful were the photo walks and learning more about travel photography. Furthermore, I really enjoyed reconnecting with fellow bloggers and writers. Others [...]

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Lonely Planet bloggers eBook

Around the World with 40 Lonely Planet bloggers launched today!

Today, 40 Lonely Planet travel bloggers release their first photo eBook. I’m very excited to be one of them. Around the World with 40 Lonely Planet Bloggers takes readers on a world tour of almost 70 countries and introduces the world of professional travel blogging. Each blogger, hand picked by Lonely Planet, shares a collection [...]

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Oslo celebrates Christmas

National Geographic’s Intelligent Traveler is hosting a holiday series called My City Celebrates. Again, I was inspired, so without further ado, here’s how Oslo celebrates Christmas Cool photo of Frogner Park, photo credit: cris Oslo Celebrates When I need a dose of holiday cheer, I always take in a concert with Sølvguttene (The Silver Boys). [...]

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Oslo or Copenhagen – where will Obama be?

Oslo and Copenhagen are both in the headlines these days; Oslo for being the venue of the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony on 10 December, and Copenhagen for hosting the United Nations Climate Conference 09 on 7 – 18 December. Oslo and Copenhagen Oslo’s Frogner Park and Copenhagen’s Tivoli The question is, where will Obama be? [...]

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I Heart Oslo

National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel hosts the series I Heart My City. Time to show off Oslo a bit. It’s not all about expensive beer, ya know! You’ll find links to most of the sights in my Nat Geo article. I Heart Oslo Fabulous photo of Oslo Opera House by Nebbdyret/flickr’s Creative Commons The first place [...]

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