If you are travelling by air to Paris, you have three options. Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Paris Orly are the two main ones but Beauvais (BVA) also serves 3 million people per annum as well. Your choice is sometimes made for you based on the availability of flights, but you may sometimes get more than one choice. This guide explores the benefits and negatives of the three airports:
If you’re a cubicle dweller by day and a travelling enthusiast by night, you know the luxury that some really great iPhone apps can bring to your jet setting world. Whether you’re in the mood to see the next great wonder of the world or just visit the next great restaurant in your neighbourhood, these apps have all you could want to make your travels as exciting and smooth as you need them to be!
When you are travelling abroad, you tend to be very impulsive. I bet that you want to try everything from food to local means of transportation. You spend without thinking. Before you know it, you don’t have any more money at hand. Instead of having a blast on the last days of your vacation, you will have to stay in your room and wait for your free shuttle ride to the airport. What I have [...]
For many people, vacationing in Paris is the trip of a lifetime. It’s recognized as a center of style and sophistication. The last thing you want is be pegged as an “oblivious American tourist.” While it may seem like no big deal, you may notice that the more you stand out in a place you are unfamiliar with, the less you will get the full Parisian experience! You can try and keep a lower profile [...]
This is your short fun-guide to Paris, so that you may enjoy not only the historical and cultural value of the Capital of France but its greatest fun-spots. From authentic cabaret shows to the famous Catacombs of Paris, these are the places to go if you want to taste the true “vie parisienne” and have a memorable vacation.
The Arc De Triomphe Location: Champs-Elysees area Cost: Medium 9 € Opening Times: April 1st to Sept 30th: 10am-11pm, Oct 1st to March 31st: 10am-10.30pm Nearest Metro: Charles de Gaulle-Etoile Address : 1 Rue Brey Zip code : 75017 Paris The Arc de Triomphe is located at the western edge of the Champs-Elysees at the intersection of Paris’ 12 avenues. The arch is a symbol of Napoleon Bonaparte’s military might and honours the soldiers who have fought for France. The [...]
The rivers of Europe are beautiful and interesting, linking tiny, traditional villages with cosmopolitan cities with acres of countryside in between. Historically waterways have often been the starting points for communities, as they are an important resource that not only provides food, drink, commerce and cleanliness but also a strategic military advantage. Navigating by river is thus a wonderful way of getting to understand and experience a country’s history, culture and society.
Paris is the centre of all the things that define the French lifestyle – fine cuisine, incredible fashion and great history and architecture. But for many visitors, what defines the Parisian experience is the amazing art that is located in the many fine galleries that can be found throughout the famous city. Unfortunately, it would be impossible to visit them all in one trip, so here is a list of 5 galleries that you absolutely [...]
Everyone and their grandmothers know about the popular tourist attractions like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Notre Dame Cathedral. But how about visiting some attractions that many wouldn’t even think of, despite being just as incredible? Avoiding the swarms of people that crowd attractions like the Eiffel Tower is a plus, but being able to partake in some of the world’s most impressive monuments and sites is something you cannot miss if you’re [...]