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

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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
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
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
Curie Museum in Paris – a radioactive tour you take voluntarily

Curie Museum in Paris – a radioactive tour you take voluntarily

The challenge: take a radioactive tour through time and learn more about the amazing scientist Marie Curie The Curie Museum in Paris is one of my fav
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
11 facts about the Eiffel Tower you probably didn’t know

11 facts about the Eiffel Tower you probably didn’t know

Once upon a time most Parisians hated the Eiffel Tower, imagining that it would start to lean and eventually fall over the Louvre or Notre Dame, smash
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
One day in Paris when you have a long layover – Part 2

One day in Paris when you have a long layover – Part 2

Continuing from Part 1... 6 pm - I take the metro and go down to the banks of Seine to enjoy the lovely sunset. I exit at La Madeleine and marv
10 quotes about Paris that explain why people love it

10 quotes about Paris that explain why people love it

The city of Lights is a life-long love for many people who have visited it and the ultimate dream for those who still have not.  Is it the streets, or
5 beaches in the middle of busy cities (because life is better in flip-flops)

5 beaches in the middle of busy cities (because life is better in flip-flops)

The challenge: find a beach in the middle of a busy city and transport your soul thousands of miles away while you sip a cocktail There's no doubt li
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