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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
20 signs you’ve lived in Paris for too long

20 signs you’ve lived in Paris for too long

20 things that makes you say: "Enough, I've lived in this city too long, it's time to go". Hi, my name is Simone! Let me introduce myself a little
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
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
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
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