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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
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
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
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
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
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