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Travel articles, guides, travel tips, unusual things to do, travel challenges and secret places in France

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Strasbourg – attractions to visit in a weekend

Strasbourg – attractions to visit in a weekend

Strasbourg is the sophisticated, cosmopolitan capital city of the region of Alsace in France. It is also the second capital of Europe (sheltering the
How to skip the longest lines in Paris

How to skip the longest lines in Paris

We challenge you: Use your time in Paris to have fun instead of waiting in lines Paris has so much to offer when it comes to museums, and you'll prob
Magical gardens to get lost around the world

Magical gardens to get lost around the world

The challenge: get lost in a magic garden Not every garden in the world is just well-shaped bushes and trees + fountains + benches. Sometimes gardens
Four pilgrimage routes to walk or bike with purpose

Four pilgrimage routes to walk or bike with purpose

Today many of the traditional pilgrimage routes have turned into a tourist business rather than a matter of religion. But times change and if you feel
5 favourite children’s railways in Europe

5 favourite children’s railways in Europe

We challenge you: Ride a children's railway even if you're not a child any more Travelling by train is one of the most exciting adventures you experie
The free sparkling water fountains in Paris (+ map)

The free sparkling water fountains in Paris (+ map)

The challenge: don't spend a dime on water in Paris. Instead, refill your bottle using the free sparkling water fountains throughout the city Tap wat
Beaujolais Nouveau Day: how to welcome the young wine like the French do

Beaujolais Nouveau Day: how to welcome the young wine like the French do

The challenge: welcome the new vintage of Beaujolais wine wherever you are in the world Beaujolais Nouveau and the third Thursday of November have be
6 randomly chosen castles with stories in Europe

6 randomly chosen castles with stories in Europe

This article could have easily turned into 'The 6 best...' or 'Top 6...', but that leads us to a point we want to prove here: traveling is not a compe
Top Five Cities You Must See Once in Your Lifetime

Top Five Cities You Must See Once in Your Lifetime

Across the world, people typically travel to places to see sites of historical significance or natural wonders. This is understandable - when you spe
8 fun facts about the Mona Lisa, the mystery of her smile and eyebrows

8 fun facts about the Mona Lisa, the mystery of her smile and eyebrows

The Mona Lisa is one of the world’s most mysterious paintings. Going through all its secrets could take years of your life, so let’s start with some o
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