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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
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
A nature lover’s photoguide to our planet

A nature lover’s photoguide to our planet

As dwellers of the planet Earth we tend to take its beauty for granted. So stop for a second, take a deep breath and enjoy the amazing landscapes arou
One day in Paris when you have a long layover – Part 1

One day in Paris when you have a long layover – Part 1

A brief recap on a day I spent in Paris thanks to a 20-hour layover. This one-day itinerary will give you ideas on what to see and do in the French ca
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