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The Paris Dream Trip (Part 2): When to Travel

<b>When to Travel</b>(This article is part 2 of 8 in <b>The Paris Dream Trip)</b>You've all seen it: in a B (or C) movie, a dapperly dressed man with darts of …

France

Paris in 48 hours: The Perfect Weekend Itinerary

Paris in 48 hours: The Perfect Weekend Guide<p>Where to eat and shop. What to see and do. Paris in 48 hours.<p>October 20, 2017<p>Paris is one of the most …

How to spend a short break in burgeoning Bordeaux, France

A citywide makeover has seen Bordeaux take on a hip new life. From the stunning Palais de la Bourse to La Cité du Vin wine museum, here are Mary …

Paris Off the Beaten Path Tours - The only authentic insider guide to Paris.

<b>Butte aux Cailles & the Gobelins</b> Heather’s own neighborhood, nestled between the Latin Quarter and Chinatown in the 13th <i>arrondissement</i>, is rarely …

Quick Paris Trip

As I mentioned, Stella and I were lucky enough to take a work trip to Paris this past weekend. We had the best time and kept joking that it felt like …

The Post

50 AMAZING Free Things to do in Paris 2018

3K<p>79<p>440<p>8<p>1<p>Shares 4K<p><i>Psssst, FYI - this post probably contains affiliate links, which means I earn a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you</i> …

France

Layover in Paris: things to do, Paris Airport hotels and other tips

<i>Paris Travel Blog 2018. Last update: March 2018</i><p>Planning a long flight with a layover in Paris? The City of Light has so much to offer that Paris is …

Say oui to these 6 things to do in Paris

PARIS-Heading to France’s beautiful capital? We’ve got the lowdown on the coolest places to sleep, shop and snack.<p><b>Shop ’til you drop:</b><p>Shopaholics love …

A terrific Paris tour guide

FRANCE<p>We hire tour guide Iris Amice every time we go to Paris and recommend her to all our friends, who love her too. She is incredibly knowledgeable and a terrific storyteller — even the most resistant teenager will be riveted by her tales. She gives group and private tours through her company A …

France

10 Things No One Tells You About... Paris

Ask an American about traveling to Paris, and you’ll hear the same two complaints: “It’s expensive!” and “The French aren’t friendly!”<p>But with a few …

France

A Visit To The Charming Montmartre Museum And The Renoir Gardens

There is more to <b>Montmartre</b> than the famed Pigalle hot red center - hot as in sexy - although with the French canicule (heat wave) at his worst right now, it's literally hot! hot! hot! in Paris, but that will not last, no worries.<p>Montmartre was always a favorite place of artists of all sorts but …

6 Luxury Hotels in Paris, and Their Cheaper (But Similar) Alternatives

Whether you’re a high roller after the best the city has to offer or looking to celebrate a special occasion in style, you can’t beat the appeal of a …

France

Golden Gate Bridge lower deck? Images from all the times it almost happened

BART zooms across the Golden Gate Bridge in a 1961 ad. Wide-bodied Chryslers and Fords are seen on a potential lower deck in a 1968 rendering.<p>For San Francisco drivers who've spent a lifetime on the single deck of the Golden Gate Bridge, the images of a lower deck are stunning.<p>What's even more …

San Francisco

21 Genius Travel Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a destination wedding or a legit beach vacay, Instagram is often the first place you head to get inspo on where to eat, what to see and, most importantly, how to travel with a little less stress. Wait, what? Yup. Your fave social network is here to …

33 things to do in San Francisco that are free or cost less than $5

Free Guided Walking Tours / Alfred Hitchock Tour<p>Stern Grove Festival<p>In the land of sky-high real estate and $30 restaurant entrées, deals are hard to find. But thanks to the city's expert on all things cheap, Johnny Hayes of the wildly popular site SFFunCheap.com, we've tracked down a list of …

The other London underground: See the ancient city that lies beneath the modern metropolis

A dragon rears up bang in the middle of the road, wings outstretched, marking an invisible boundary. She (or he — with a dragon, how can you tell?) clutches a shield with scaly claws and snarls silently westward. The dragon is only a statue, perched on a fancy marble base with a relief of Queen …

England

When in Paris, you really must …

<b>Eat like a local</b><p><i>From Mireille Guiliano, the author of French Women Don't Get Fat. Her latest book is Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire</i><p>Do something the locals do: Head to rue Mouffetard to one of the oldest street markets in the City of Light and shop for a delicious lunch of good breads, wine, …

Must-see landmarks in Paris

Just take a 20-minute walk in Paris and you’re likely to glimpse a handful of major landmarks. The Eiffel Tower shoots up from one end. The gilded cap of the Les Invalides gleams just a few blocks away. The Louvre stretches across its waterfront plot, just across the Seine. But in between the …

Best Places to Visit in Paris

What are the best places to visit in Paris? Think of me as your Paris guide throughout the city’s historical treasures. As with most European …

France

City Guide: San Francisco

Generations have come to San Francisco in search of something big. The city’s beloved football team—the 49ers—took its name from the 300,000+ hardy miners seeking wealth during the California Gold Rush of 1849. A little over a hundred years later, idealistic youths camped out in San Francisco’s …

San Francisco

10 of the best new museums

After an alternative to the usual museum trips? This roundup of new and improved exhibition spaces and galleries should be just the ticket<p><b>Museu do Amanhã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil</b><p>The spectacular building designed by Santiago Calatrava is itself a draw to this science museum, a 15,000m sq area on the …

Museums

A Tale of Four Cities: Paris

<b>A Tale of Four Cities is a series of travel notes from Maddy Lederman's recent trip abroad.</b><p><i>"I'll never forget the simple pleasure of a perfect tomato and a dry, peppered goat cheese."</i><p>For this installment of <i>A Tale of Four Cities,</i> I'm sharing excerpts of my letters to a friend and fellow writer. She …

Italy's six best road trips

With a network of well-maintained roads that weave through a landscape of snow-capped peaks, plunging coastlines, lakes and historic towns, Italy offers plenty of epic driving. And while some routes are undeniably challenging, they all make for unforgettable experiences.<p>Here we highlight six …

Pubs, vampires and rebellion: the best of historic Dublin

Dublin rightly prides itself on being a modern European city, but its colourful history is central to its appeal. There was a settlement here even before the Vikings settled by the River Liffey a thousand years ago, and the city really came into its own a century ago when events here were the …

Ireland

First time Rome: a beginner’s guide to the Eternal City

First visit to Rome? You’re in luck. You’ll find it easy to see a lot, no matter how limited your time is. It’s good to plan ahead, but ambling aimlessly is also a joy: at times it can seem like there’s an ancient wonder around every corner. Just don’t stress about trying to see everything: for …

Kyoto’s list of don’ts for visitors

<b>August 13 (TravelAndy):</b> Japan’s former capital and popular tourist destination Kyoto has released a list of don’ts for tourists visiting the city.<p>The …

10 (Surprising!) Family-Friendly Travel Destinations

It’s touted as having one of the most inspired food scenes in America, but Charleston scores high on the family-friendly scale for its beachfront …

5 things we can learn from European museums

At the entrance to London's <b>Natural History Museum</b>, the city's behemoth plant-and-animal repository, a massive dinosaur skeleton stands sentinel.<p>Sound familiar, Field Museum fans?<p>But unlike the menacing T. rex skeleton known as Sue at the Chicago museum, the British museum's diplodocus is both a …