France Travel Guides for Backpackers

Explore Saint Petersburg, Russia as A Solo Traveller

Saint Petersburg in Russia attracts several thousand tourists each year, solo travellers being a significant number of them. And why not? Since it is a fast-growing tourist hub, well known for being a cultural and historic centre that retains the charm of Eastern Europe while giving off distinctly Western European […]
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An Unforgettable Day in Annecy: how to get there and things to do

While travelling on the forty-five-minute bus ride from Geneva to Annecy, I didn’t really know what to expect. It was a spontaneous half-day trip I’d booked for myself during a long holiday in Switzerland and all I knew was that I was crossing over the Swiss border into a tiny […]
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Top 10 free things to do in Paris

France is a unique country that you will never forget for sure. Every city or a small village that has been visited will ask you to come back again and again. That is Paris for me: the city of lights, history, and beauty in every single detail. Paris is the […]
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Porto Local Travel Guide

The city of Porto is famous for its reputable production of wine the Vinho Verde. Situated in the north of Portugal near the coast, Porto attracts millions of visitors each year.  Its charm and its weather also make it a very attractive city.  You can enjoy many activities during the […]
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Top places to visit in Rabat, the capital of Morocco

Rabat was the first city I lived in when I arrived in Morocco to pursue my studies. It was during the winter. It wasn’t an ideal time for me to be adventurous given the fact that the weather I encountered in Rabat was considerably colder than what I was used […]
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Emerald Isle: A Dublin, Ireland Travel Guide

“Man, look at that view!” Fresh out of high school at the end of June 2015, we were excited to embark upon an adventure, unlike anything we’ve experienced before. Many of my peers were bright-eyed eighteen-year-olds and had never even been to New York, let alone outside of the country. […]
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5 things to do in Lille to enjoy the city like a local

I was born in Lille, France. The city is the capital of the region Hauts-de-France located in the north of France and is a cluster of history and culture. It used to be a Flemish city, before Louis XIV annexed it as a French territory, which is why you will […]
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5 spectacular European beach destinations

With sweltering temperatures and unbearable heat waves, sometimes the beach is the only place that makes summer tolerable. Beach towns (or cities) are the ideal summer destination for any kind of traveler, offering both sight seeing and relaxation in the same place. Read below for the perfect sun-soaked beach spots. […]
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An Alternative Guide to Porto, Portugal

Porto is the second biggest city in Portugal. This economic and cultural hub of the North has attracted lots of attention over the last few years—and for good reason. The carefully preserved historic center of the city is a UNESCO world heritage site. Mild weather, welcoming people, and rich food […]
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New Caledonia: 6 fascinating places to explore.

  Thanks to a friend I was fortunate to arrive at this destination that I had no idea existed, I did not even know how to locate it on the map, I arrived here 1 month ago and you can’t imagine the experiences and adventures I have lived until now. […]
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France: Pau – gate to the Pyrenees

If you decide to explore the French Pyrenees, it is best to start with the city of Pau. A free funicular takes you from the train station to the Boulevard des Pyrenees, opposite the Royal square. In clear weather, at least 83 peaks of the famous mountains can be seen […]
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Leiden offers the full Dutch experience

  You are planning to visit the Netherlands and enjoy a full Dutch experience, so probably you are looking for expensive accommodation in touristy Amsterdam and booking a lot of overpriced day-tours. Think again and read this post! Many people believe that the Netherlands is just Amsterdam, and a couple […]
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Toulouse – the pearl of southern France architecture

Each city has its own symbol. For example, in Moscow – the Kremlin, in London – Big Ben. Well, the southern beauty of Toulouse in France is the Capitol (city hall). As in ancient Rome, the Capitol governs, if not the country, but the whole city. This is a beautiful […]
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Bayonne – the capital of the French Basque

If you like chocolate, you should definitely visit Bayonne, the main Basque city in France. After all, chocolate has created the glory of this city. The first floors of all the houses on Port Neuf street are occupied by boutiques and shops selling this delicacy. Church of the Holy Spirit […]
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Around Monte Amiata: A touch of rural Tuscany

Monte Amiata from Montepulciano Quintessential Tuscany Leaving the beautiful village of Monticchiello, in the heart of the ‘UNESCO world cultural landscape’ of the Val d’Orcia Siena region, we made our way to the old volcanic lava dome of Monte Amiata. Our drive took us through the quintessentially beautiful countryside for […]
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How to spend a weekend in Aix-en-Provence on a budget

Ah, Provence. I imagined myself waking up in front of a window that framed chalky mountains cutting like teeth into a brilliant blue sky. I imaged myself riding a vintage Vespa through rolling fields of gold and lavender in search of a baguette. I would throw my hands up in […]
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The Difference Between PayPal And Transferwise

If you are one of those unfortunate people who is paying exorbitant bank fees which make you feel so unhappy that you mumble, “I wish there was a better way”, second it is also possible you are a traveler seeking a cheaper method to receive and send money without a […]
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The Best Arrondissements to Stay In Paris

In the twinkling city of love, the bustling crowd to the aroma smelling coffee shops. It’s no wonder Paris is one of the most popular tourist attractions in France. Definitely a top seller for couples who are looking for a romantic getaway. Ask anybody, and they’ll say that Paris is […]
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Toulouse — the pink city of violets

I want to introduce you to Toulouse in France — the pink city of violets. Why is the city pink? Many houses in Toulouse are built of pink brick. A violet — a real symbol of the city. It is grown here in large quantities and then used for the […]
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Èze – A medieval city overlooking the Côte d'Azur

Our goal was to visit the Côte d’Azur, we set base in Nice but didn’t have much else planned. At our first day, we started talking with people in Nice about the cities around and which ones we should go to. We did receive a lot of suggestions, but Èze […]
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Four Reasons Why You Should Definitely Visit French Polynesia

If someone would ask me how would paradise look like for me I would definitely think of a picture perfect postcard with luxuriant green landscapes and turquoise crystalline water. I would think of that and eventually, leave it there as – come on – who could imagine these places to […]
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Madagascar, Diego Suarez Bay: the snorkeling paradise

If you love snorkeling just like me, you will soon discover a hidden snorkeling paradise in Madagascar. I have traveled in so many places and swam in so many spots. But, until now, I only had two favorites and one of them is the Diego Suarez Bay, in the north […]
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Luxembourg – a must-see destination in Europe

If you are planning a Europe tour, then I will recommend Luxembourg (the country and city), for your must-see list of destinations. To say the least, Luxembourg is like an unexplored but brilliant gem, hidden amongst its more famous neighbours: Belgium, France, and Germany. During my many years of work […]
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Top 10 Choices From Cafés in Paris

When in Rome do like Romans, and when in Paris do like Parisian. This is the most obvious reason why you should spend some time sitting at a café, whether in a sunny afternoon or a rainy morning, for a cup of coffee or a glass of champagne, to rest […]
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A Day in Spain's Wine Country: Travel Guide for Logroño, La Rioja

Spain is a country you can find at the top of any travel list. Most of us have either visited, or know someone who has visited Barcelona, Sevilla, or Madrid. But this country is vast and has so much to offer outside of the bigger cities. One hidden gem I […]
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France: Aix–en-Provence – the city of fountains

If you want to see the blessed South of France and for this purpose flew to Marseille, do not rush to the beach. I have a pleasant surprise for you! Just half an hour by bus (8,6 euros) from the airport and you will find yourself in the most charming […]
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Ancona travel guide: An Italian pitstop worth visiting

Situated on the eastern coast of Central Italy is the small port town of Ancona, whose name is ancient Greek for elbow given its interesting shape and location on the Adriatic sea. For many tourists who arrive at its famous port, this ancient city is often just a travel pitstop […]
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5 non-touristy curiosities for Barcelona lovers

Small, but infinite. Even after checking all the must-see spots, even if you are visiting the city for the third time, even if you live there! Barcelona always has yet another treasure waiting to be discovered. And the fact that you can get almost everywhere walking makes it even better. […]
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Ten things to do for free in Bologna

When I decided to move out to go to college, Bologna was my obvious choice, is it the best University in the Country. Quite sadly, it is also one of the most underrated destinations when visiting Italy as a tourist. Known as La Dotta (the Erudite), La Grassa (the Fat) […]
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Traveller Starter Pack – Tuscany

Ah, Tuscany, sweet Tuscany! Maybe one of the most famous places on Earth and a true flagship of what Italy stands for. If you’re planning to visit Italy and Tuscany is not on your list you might want to review your itinerary and avoid making the biggest mistake of your […]
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Travel Like a Local: Must See in Montpellier

Montpellier is a glamorous student city in the south of France. You will have the great chance to explore the boutique stores in the old town, sipping the 2 EU ‘best’ wine on the grass and drink coffee with your friends at a patio under the sun… Key highlight: Plaza […]
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Moustiers-Saint-Marie : Discover a romantic village in France

If you are in the South of France and looking for a quaint, hillside town that promises to charm you with its old buildings and cobbled streets – I highly recommend visiting Moustiers located in the Verdon region, close to Lac St.Croix. Picturesque buildings adorned by florals   This hillside […]
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Must See Attractions in Normandy, France

Whenever you plan a trip to Paris, remember to take a day or two to go to the Normandy. By car, train or bus, it will take you just a few hours to reach this calm and picturesque region in the north of France. Amazing beaches, great food and unique […]
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Seoul, South Korea: A Beginner's Guide

With the rise in popularity of the Hallyu or more commonly known as the Korean Wave, South Korea has been a popular destination among tourists coming from different parts of the world, most especially in what has been deemed as the city of infinite possibilities – Seoul. For someone like […]
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Top 3 Budget Lodges in Malawi

Most first time travellers to Africa will hardly have heard of Malawi at all, if not for the disastrous flooding that hit the country in March 2019. Now more than ever Malawi deserves exposure to international travellers: a boost in its tourism industry could only but help this beautiful, yet […]
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Wintering on the French Riviera

The prospect of spending the winter on the French Riviera sounds enticing – especially if you would otherwise be spending it in more northerly, rather chillier climes. So when the opportunity came up to do exactly that, we didn’t need a second invitation. The place we would effectively be house-sitting […]
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Bucharest- a vibrant and dynamic place to visit

In recent years, the capital of Romania has become one of the most popular places to visit in Europe. Bucharest, a vibrant, dynamic and highly entertaining place to visit, is a city of contrasts which makes it all the more interesting. Communistic, grey buildings clash with modern offices. Opulence is […]
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Lovely little english village in the Kent ; Downe

In this article, I will be telling you everything you can do in the little and typical English village Downe. It is situated in the Kent, southeast of London. It is gorgeous and there are more things to do than you would imagine! Writing about Latin America soon – When […]
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Five reasons to visit Cluny – the Medieval gem of France

  Do you know where the biggest church in the world once stood? No? Would you believe it was in Cluny – a little town, situated in the southern part of Burgundy? Next time you visit France, be sure to reserve a day or two in between exploring Paris or […]
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Why Luxembourg should be on everyone's travel list

So that’s it – you decided that you want to travel to Europe and you are looking at destinations. There is Germany, France, Belgium and – right there in the middle of them – a tiny little sport called Luxembourg. 2586 km2. 82 x 57 km. Only Grand-Duchy in the […]
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Paris on a Budget

Are you one of those folks who’s always aspired to travel a lot, especially to different countries, but somehow lacked the means? It can seem a pretty daunting task to plan for a vacation that looks so clearly out of your reach. That’s what a lot of us think. I […]
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Six Things To Do In Les Arcs 1800

The Alps are big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big they are. Ok, nowhere near as big as the universe, but there’s still a lot of places in The Alps and a lot to do in those places. But let’s say you’ve arrived in on particular place; […]
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12 Things to Do in Porto

Porto is an ancient magical city on the shores of the Atlantic. It is the second biggest city in Portugal and, according to the locals, the best one. Whether you’re coming to Porto for a day or for a few days there are some things that you just cannot miss. […]
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Paris – For the first time traveller!

Hello! Let’s start this off with a quick question, What does the word ‘travel’ mean to you? No, and I don’t mean the definition in the Oxford dictionary. Everyone has a different understanding of what travelling is to them, and that’s why everyone has a different way to travel. So […]
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Hiking from Le Claux to Puy Mary

„Don`t you get bored here?” asked Lize trough Google translate. After two months of learning French, my rough Estonian mind can understand what is written , processing text word by word, but not really the speech. Lize is the one who trusted me to house-sit their home while she and Jean-Michel are traveling. I have wanted […]
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Grund District – The Beautiful Lower Town of Luxembourg

On my recent trip to Europe, my family and I had planned to visit 5 countries, of which Luxembourg wasn’t in the picture at all. But its neighbors, Belgium and France were. So my Father decided that we should visit this country too, because it was just a 2 hour […]
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The Best Milan Itinerary

I lived for 6 months in the city of Milan, located in the northern region of Italy. Many say that this is a city that is not a must stop and I say the opposite! In this text, I will make you need to visit Milan! Where to arrive and how […]
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Taroudant: A Guide to The Original Morocco

Hello, original traveler! I hope you are not still wondering if you should come to Morocco. I will save you some time: do come to Morocco! You feel tempted already: mysterious landscapes, desert breeze, bright sun, all the colors of the rainbow mixed together in a tagine, and cultural hospitality […]
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Carvoeiro: Amazing Beaches, Caves and Fantastic Views in Algarve

In the south coast of Portugal, there is a land of stunning views, amazing beaches and poetic sunsets. This magical place is the city of Carvoeiro, located at Lagoa Council in the Algarve region. Blessed with sunny days this beach holiday destination has a full lot of attractions to please […]
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Weekend in Paris- 6 top places worth to see

Surely, most of you had a list of places you planned to see in your life and at least one place you had dreamed to go. Definitely, such a place for me was Paris. Watching fashion magazines or movies I admired the style and architecture of this city. It was something […]
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Bucharest: A Winter Weekend

If you’re looking for a city break that will have you yearning for more, Bucharest needs to be on your bucket list. A vibrant university city with plenty of atmosphere, but still holds close their history and culture. I was amazed at how much I actually crammed in and saw […]
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Best Places to Visit in Seychelles | Mahé, Praslin and La Digue

Serenity. Peace. Bliss. That’s Seychelles for you. If you have not yet added Seychelles to your bucket list, please do! We were searching for offbeat honeymoon destinations before our wedding and nothing in our research could beat Seychelles. An archipelago of 115 islands, Seychelles has a lot to offer to […]
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Lisbon: Freedom, Fado and Food

What do you think of when you think of freedom? Sand… blue sky every day …with sun of course…? Or wandering through small and cute streets somewhere without purpose? Lisbon can offer both and many more. I lived there for 5 months as an Erasmus student and I have felt […]
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Top 10 places to visit in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is also the largest city of Federation which has a very long history of cultures and also rich religious history. Because of that Sarajevo is also sometimes known as the „Jerusalem of Europe“ or „Jerusalem of the Balkans“.  Another interesting thing […]
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Palace ideal – the main sight in Hauterives – France

      France is one of the most beautiful countries in the world with a rich cultural tradition and sights. Palaces and castles built by renowned architects for no less famous persons are the hallmarks of this hospitable country. But there are masterpieces unknown to the general public, I […]
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8 Restaurants you must try in Lille – France

Lille is a really nice city in the north of France, close to Belgium. That’s why it has the best beers in town! I lived there during my year abroad and I loved it. So I want to share with you some of the food places I really liked and […]
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Time Traveling Through The Historical City of Seville

After three long months of intense work, I knew I would not last for long if I did not take a much-needed break. I wanted a sabbatical in which I could travel back in time, and Seville was definitely my top choice. While learning Spanish these past three years, I […]
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Jersey, UK: Where to Stay, Eat, and Explore on a Budget

Between the United Kingdom and France lie the picturesque Channel Islands. Of Henry Cavill andJersey Ice-Cream fame, Jersey, the largest of them, offers splendid beaches, scenic cliffside walks, and the urban comforts of larger towns. Whether you’re heading out for a weekend away, or planning on staying longer, Jersey is sure […]
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Best Activities for Adventurous Digital Nomads in Slovenia

Slovenia is one of the top places to go to in Europe. It offers the best adventures, wanders, some of the coolest sport events and it has all that digital nomads dream of. Forget Berlin or Barcelona, if you are an adventurous wanderer or a digital nomad, sLOVEnia should be […]
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Zurich on a student budget – you can do it!

It’s no secret that Switzerland is a stunning country. The landscapes are breath-taking and every place has its own charm. The largest city in Switzerland, Zurich, is known to be one of the most expensive cities in Europe. Apart from being incredibly well organized, it strives to keep a high-quality […]
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Spending a day in Fougères

Have you ever heard about Fougères? If the answer is no, I do envy you, because you have this amazing possibility to go and check one of the cutest towns in the region of Brittany, for the first time. The little commune which is situated in northwestern France provides astonishing […]
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Weekend Getaway: Visiting Jersey, Channel Islands

When most people dream of an Island escape they think of sitting on a golden sandy beach with a cold glass of wine in hand, watching the sun set slowly over the ocean. They also probably imagine having to travel to somewhere like the Caribbean to experience this kind of […]
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Walt Disney World Resort – Tips from a Disney cast member

Walt Disney said: “that’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up”. And I could not agree more. So if you want to become a child again during one trip, what could be better than the place Walt Disney dreamed about before dying? Let me present to […]
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A Day Trip in Lyon: Best Places to Visit in One Route

If you are doing a chain trip, and making a lot of stops in many places in one go, most definitely there will be places where you can only visit for a day or two. If you are traveling through Europe and going through France, Lyon is most definitely has […]
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Top 5 must-see places in Valencia, Spain

You are in Valencia for some time and still, don’t know where you’d like to go? Here is my ultimate list of top-5 must-see locations one needs to visit while in Valencia, Spain. 5. Plaza de la Virgen ‘Plaza’ is the Spanish word for ‘square’, and you will definitely need […]
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French Riviera: the top 5 must-see cities

Being someone who lived in Nice for a while, I am a suspect to say that this is one of the best places in the world, BUT, if you don’t believe me, I strongly recommend that you go see for yourself if I’m right. I can almost guarantee that you […]
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Portugal: the perfect blend of culture and beauty in Porto

If you will be visiting Portugal soon, be prepared to dive into the cultural and architectural environment, with a spice of a local cuisine! Life in Portugal, in general, is peaceful and full of people who smile for no reason. But is it true that the happiness comes there without […]
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Must See Sites in Paris

You’ve made it to Paris! You’ve survived the plane trip, you’ve checked into your hotel, now you just have to decide what to do! Paris is a big city and not every site in the tourist’s guide book it worth it. You have limited time to enjoy one of the […]
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Things to do in Montpellier, France

An often overlooked city on France’s Mediterranean coast, Montpellier is thriving. Over half of its population is under 30, the city is becoming ‘smart’ and attracting a fair bit of attention from the start-up community in recent years. I decided to head down for a few days and check it […]
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KOREA: Best things to do during winter

One of the best places to set foot on during the holidays is Korea. Its growing popularity due to television dramas turned it into an ultimate travel destination and we can’t afford to miss that. Korea is a recommended getaway for families, friends, couples and even for solo travelers due […]
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Two days in Marrakech: Souk and tajine in the Medina

There are a lot of reasons to visit Marrakech. My personal reasons are – not in order: food, culture, art and a good climate. Talking about good climate the reason why is obviously: Marrakech is about 150 km from the Atlantic coast, but it’s also pretty near to the High […]
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A full-day tour around Rome

Rome is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Italy’s capital is endlessly rich with history: every single road has something to admire, and every time you raise your eyes you find something to stay looking at. If you are only staying in Rome for a […]
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What To Do in Lille

Student Life in Lille As a student who did study abroad in Lille, France for a semester, I highly recommend students to give this small, magical city a try. It is a city found a few hours away from the capital and very close to the border with Belgium. This […]
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A First Timer's Guide to Paris

Paris. The city of love and the land of endless patisseries. Where you can tick both the Eiffel Tower and the Mona Lisa off your bucket list. And a city that offers far more to see and do than its just top attractions. I’ve been to Paris twice now, both […]
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Uros Islands, Titicaca: A Peaceful Idyll

Puno port: a warm welcome ¨Come to my island, to have dinner with my family¨― invites me Felix, an old native Uro Indian, spending his days in the port of Puno, Peru. What a success! Or is such hospitality usual among the Indians? At the port, Felix helps friends to […]
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Bordeaux: Free Things To Do That Aren't Wine-Related

Place de la Bourse onlooking the Miroir d’Eau at night in Bordeaux For better or worse, the historic French city of Bordeaux is perhaps most well-known for one thing: wine. As an American expat who moved to the City of Wine as a twenty-something young adult, I can tell you […]
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Four Seasons in the Swiss Riviera

Many people come to Switzerland with quaint preconceptions: cows, cheese, chocolate, wine, and probably more cheese (and chocolate). While there’s absolutely no way that this can be disputed, take it from a 12-year resident: the Swiss Riviera is a beautiful maelstrom of so much more. Where is the Swiss Riviera? […]
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Eat Your Way Through Paris: Eight Classic Dishes You Need To Try

With its incredible ingredients, talented chefs and liberal use of butter and garlic, France is the dream destination for any self-proclaimed foodie. As well as being home to some of the best restaurants in the world, it’s also the city that gave us the Michelin star, the celebrated chefs Guy […]
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Eat Your Way Through Paris: Eight Classic Dishes You Need To Try

With its incredible ingredients, talented chefs and liberal use of butter and garlic, France is the dream destination for any self-proclaimed foodie. As well as being home to some of the best restaurants in the world, it’s also the city that gave us the Michelin star, the celebrated chefs Guy […]
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Zealandia Park: Wellington’s jewel of life.

 How did we get there in the first place? Coming from Vanuatu and the Pacific. I am a professional ship’s engineer, and when I am not elbows deep in a cargo’s engine, I have months of free time in between contracts. I used to travel by myself every once in […]
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Ericeira – a Hidden Gem of the Portugal Western Coast

There are countries in the world that sink into your heart so deeply that you travel there again and again. For me such country became Portugal. I remember perfectly the moment when I got hit by the beauty of this land – on some hectic office day I glanced at […]
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Budapest – Visiting Magical City On A River Danube

Three years ago I applied for a scholarship in Budapest to study the Hungarian language for one semester. Living in Budapest for 5 months was a blast! I met a bunch of foreign people from Egypt, France, Venezuela, Colombia, Russia, Ukraine, USA, Canada, Poland, Japan, Korea, China, Brazil, Argentina, Hungary. […]
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Drinking Your Way Around Budapest

I love drinking. Like love it, and European habits only added to a well-established Kiwi enjoyment of a cheeky brew or two. If you don't believe me, you don't have to scroll far through my Instagram posts to see one that features a wine bottle. I also love Budapest. Budapest […]
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How To: Survive Paris on a budget

Notre Dame You know the feeling. Wanting to visit Paris – the capital of France, but you’re almost running out of money. Although a city trip might sound not too expensive, it adds up the costs real fast. It is good they know what to see […]
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8 Things You Must Experience On Cuba Right Away.

Cuba has been like a sleeping beauty these past 60 years. Time stopped and preserved bits and pieces of untold past, that make our visits to this island unforgettable. But the charm has been lifted, which means more and more tourists and capitalists will turn their heads in its direction. […]
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Ukraine: A city with the most beautiful view of the planet

                  I have visited many places in my life, (I think I visited enough for my age) and I have seen a lot of beautiful places in this world. But the most pleasant picture for my eyes in Ukraine is my hometown […]
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The best hikes in France: Cassis and Les Calanques

A month ago two friends of mine invited me for a trip to the south of France to celebrate my PhD degree. We visited about two places every day starting from Orange to Perpignan. I had an existential crisis when trying to pick just one place to write about. After careful consideration and needing […]
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Exploring Luxembourg in a Weekend

Seeing all of Luxembourg in a weekend is impossible, even though it’s one of the smallest countries in the world. The country is only 2 586 square kilometers yet has its own language- Luxembourgish. Everyone there typically speaks at least two if not all of the four languages including Luxembourgish, […]
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Le Paris en bref. Walking around Paris in 4 days

The 4 Day Solo Traveler Story Traveling to Paris on the 8th and returning on the 13th of July 2017 got me two free gifts among many others. The others, still gifts but definitely not free, one could consider an accomplished mission. The two free gifts So, one was the […]
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Why Milan? 5 good reasons to visit Italy's most fashionable city

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Milan If you're planning a trip to Italy, there is no way you can't include Milan in your list. Despite being famous mainly for fashion and business (which are nothing but good reasons to be remembered, but still…), Milan is filled with art, history […]
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Eurotrip- A Graduation Trip Guide

For a Stress-Free trip Even though some are beginning to do trips around Asia or America, Eurotrips are the most traditional to do as a graduation trip They consist of going around Europe for about a month, for 3 or 4 days in each location, and getting to know what […]
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Lviv, Ukraine

If you’re planning a trip to Eastern Europe, be sure to visit Lviv. Haven’t heard of Lviv before? Boy, you’re in for a ride! They call Lviv the Western Capital, the Cultural Center and the Heart of Ukraine. All year round, the city welcomes thousands of tourists from Poland, Germany, […]
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Denmark on a paddleboard: Copenhagen

I have been paddleboarding (SUP) all over Denmark. With our little rivers and over 7.000 km of coastline (twice as much as France!), there are tonnes of good opportunities to go cruising on a stand up paddleboard or catch a wave in the fjords and sea around Danmark. Copenhagen seems […]
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Niseko: a snow lovers dream

Picture your idea of snowy paradise. Where is it? Canada? France? America? I bet Japan wouldn’t be in your visual, right? Let me tell you right now, it should be.   Niseko, located on the northern island of Japan, is fast becoming known for its light, deep and fluffy powder. […]
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Why Ukraine is perfect choice for an exotic trip

Ukraine is the largest country in the region, but at the same time, it is the unknown heart of Europe. Now Ukraine is famous with boxers Klitschko, football player Schevchenko, Eurovision in 2005 and in 2017, with two revolutions – Maidans in 2004 and  2013-14 and known for undeclared war […]
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Conquer the city of Porto in a Weekend

Porto is the city of history, colours, Port wine, the small restaurants, breath taking view points, the bridges … The list is never ending. Porto is impressive on every corner. As many travelers know, it is hard to go through all the important sightseeing points AND sense the true rhythm […]
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A steampunk wonderland: Machines de l’île in Nantes

If you are walking through the Parc des Chantiers in the French city Nantes, don't be surprised if you run into a giant elephant slowly strolling by. Instead, take a good look or grab your camera – but be careful, because the creature can aim a stream of water from […]
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Isle of the Pines in New Caledonia – French paradise

Getting there Getting to the New Caledonia itself is a little adventure, as it’s pretty much the furthest you can go away from my home in Europe. In my case, I had a layover in New Zealand to visit some friends, otherwise, it would have been at least 25h on […]
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The Old Cave Churches of Macedonia

Macedonia is a small country placed on the Balkan Peninsula, sandwiched between Serbia, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Greece and Albania. Although small, the country abounds in beautiful natural landscapes thanks to the numerous mountains and lakes. It also is a home of historical and cultural places and sites, such as the unique […]
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Festival de Cannes: A city of images

Cannes, Côte d’Azur and the Festival    The long roads along the waterfront of the Côte d’Azur are narrow and steep. The route is in contrast to many other roads best known and for some facts even famous. Driving next to the red canyons is thrilling and amazing. You drive […]
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Four Nights in Paris

Travel to Paris! Bienvenue a Paris: A few years ago I visited Paris with a few of my friends… Pourquoi? Well, aside from always being attracted to the French flair, French language (there is a quote saying: “French is the language that turns dirt into romance”) and reading a book […]
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4 DAYS IN LISBON

We would like to share with you gorgeous four days in Lisbon (Portugal). There are so many places to go, so the four-day trip can become of course day or two longer. We love to sightsee every hidden place and we encourage you to do so too. Our trips are […]
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An Unforgettable Detour to Genoa

Welcome to the Ligurian Capital! A leisurely walk along the old town with locals and tourists alike, a stroll down the seaport with busy men and women—it’s a beautiful and cold afternoon in the Italian city of Genoa. “Where is Genoa? Why are you there?”, my mom on the phone […]
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My Top 5 Autumn Alpine Activities

I’ve been lucky enough to live in the beautiful French village of Montgenevre for most of the last two years, however this October has been the first time watching the leaves change and getting to experience the most beautiful time of year in the mountains. For me, autumn is all […]
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A Weekend in Paris: Romance and Good Food on a Budget

You can explore Paris, even on a Budget. Paris in France is simply magical. It’s a city that should be explored by any hopeless romantic, regardless if you come here alone or as a couple. Romance can be found anywhere here, year-round, even on a backpacker budget. Paris is an […]
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Welcome to Marseilles : the rebel of the French Riviera

Cosmopolite and sunny, the Mediterranean city has also become increasingly edgy in the past few years. Although it doesn't strictly belong to the Riviera, which starts about 20 kilometers further East, Marseilles enjoys the same gorgeous natural setting, but without the whole 'yacht culture' going on from Cannes to Monaco. […]
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One day in Ljubljana – the city of dragon

It was the Green Capital of the European Union in 2016 and although Ljubljana is not on a bucket list of average traveler, much more people describes it as a great holiday destination, which is safe and environmental friendly at the same time. Let's find out what we can see in […]
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Strasbourg: The city of roads

Located in French province Alsace, with its amazing concentration of architectural jewels and gastronomic offerings, in Strasbourg „the eye is never bored“. When a person travels somewhere for the first time and the purpose is business instead of pleasure, it can be potentially stressful. In my case, I had three […]
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A Day in Oxford, England: a mysteriously charming city

A City of History Oxford, England is everything that you might imagine; a little bubble containing some of the world’s greatest minds all living and working together in the same picturesque brownstones, stunningly ancient libraries, and dark, charming pubs. However, Oxford’s present is just the tip of the iceberg because that […]
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Paris: Experiencing The Parisian Culture

Moving to Paris After living in the UK for 19 years, returning home after travelling became very difficult for me. London did not feel the same, as I did not come back the same person after travelling. My eyes and soul widened. I loved travelling and I wanted to continue to […]
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A Day in Saint-Denis: Making the Most of Reunion

If you're visiting Reunion Island, your most likely going to spend a night in Saint-Denis. Saint-Denis is the entry point for most overseas visitors and Reunion’s largest city. Nestled between mountains, sky and sea the city is a dazzling sight from above. It won me over before my plane had even […]
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Motorbike trip from Hanoi to Sapa

I've got an idea to travel around Northern Vietnam by motorbike a long time before I started a trip, and it looked like more as a fantasy rather than a realistic thing for me. I’ve been riding an automatic scooter a lot in some SE Asian countries for the last 2 […]
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Hiking the Dangerous Mt. Salève

  Introduction Switzerland always welcomes people who love outdoors. There's skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, biking, hang-gliding, and most importantly, hiking. Hiking is possibly the easiest and cheapest outdoor activity to do in Switzerland. With Skiing and snowboarding, unless you have your own equipment, it can cost up to $300, including the […]
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Eating in Pai, Thailand

One of the main reasons I love to travel so much is the food!  Every country, every culture, expresses itself in the myriad of ingredients, spices and herbs they use in their cuisine.  Food is a trademark of every region around the globe; it distinctly defines a group of people and […]
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Four days to enjoy Milan and its surroundings

Summer seems like a long lost dream, and yet just a few months ago the weather was nice enough to hang out and have spring walks. If you were feeling a little bit down because of the cold weather spreading all over Europe, just let me make you travel a […]
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Welcome to Lyon, the Real Heart of French Culture

Welcome to Lyon France: forget smoggy Paris; forget the painfully pebbled beaches of the likes of Nice and Marseille – Lyon, as a confluence of culture & history is the height of your French fantasy. Despite being the third-largest city in the country, this self-proclaimed food capital of the world […]
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Besançon, France: Coffee, Cheese, and Victor Hugo

The not so big, entirely beautiful Besançon. Besançon along the river You're in France. You have one extra day and want to go somewhere a little off the beaten path. I assure you, this city is worth your time. France is all about the castles and huge […]
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Smoke-Free Yerevan: Finding Fresh Air in Armenia's Capital

In Armenia, where smoking is somewhat of a cultural pastime, finding a Smoke-free spot to hang out is difficult. Cigarettes and hookah are the main indulgences, and it's not uncommon to pass by groups of smokers, young and old, seated at an outdoor cafe or hanging out on the street […]
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Newcastle – North-East England

Most people come to England and go to London, Manchester or Liverpool but many forget about the North East of England and its main city: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. I have moved here from France for my studies and nobody in my circle could really tell me anything about it. The only information […]
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A visual journey of the French countryside: Valley of Munster

We get so caught up in our urban lifestyles that I wasn't psychologically prepared for what the valley of Munster had to offer. We left Strasbourg in the sunshine, but as we approached the valley, a wave of dusty orange clouds rolled overhead and transformed the atmosphere into dusk-like conditions, […]
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Ireland best spot for a family day: Cork and Fota Wildlife

Getting around Cork If you've already seen Dublin and tasted the sweet-bitter-Guinness like urban life meaning Temple Bar, visited the list of museums (pubs) and listened for a 100 times the Molly Malone song, only then you're ready to leave Dublin for a new adventure. You need a bit of […]
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Welcome to Quito – The place where the GPS marks 0,0,0

Visiting the place where the GPS marks 0,0,0 For my first  article I want to talk about the place where the GPS marks 0,0,0. Also the place where I live and my hometown. I live in Quito the capital city of Ecuador.  Quito is located at 2800 m above the […]
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Weekend in Paris

If you are sitting in your armchair and thinking where to go for a weekend – safely choose one of the most beautiful European cities – Paris. Undoubtedly, 2 days is not enough for a weekend to fully enjoy the beauty and style of this city, but for Paris it’s […]
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TREKKING THROUGH THE “O” IN TORRES DEL PAINE

Torres del Paine I decided to quit my job so I could travel through South America with my best friend, Claudia. Next decision to take was where to start. We thought it would be a good idea to begin from the bottom of the continent. This […]
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Back and forth Western australia Part One

From south to north WA    Perth, isolated big city How Perth's city took my heart Perth is the lonely big city of one of the largest states in the world: the great Western Australia! When you fly over, surroundings seems so empty… And yet, it stay a very popular […]
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Goa – A Tourist Destination for a Memorable Vacation Trip

Soon after our marriage we had the opportunity to go on a Goa trip and it turned out to be a memorable one. It gave us some time to relax and leave behind our hectic daily schedule as well as work pressures in Mumbai itself. During our Goa trip we explored […]
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Visiting Jazz Town

The trip to the south of USA was not planned in advance and was more of a spur-of-the-moment decision, however, as at usually happens, this kind of decisions can lead to the most memorable adventures. I had purchased the tickets two days prior to the departure and was able to secure […]
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New York City: An Outsider

Arrival I arrived on a Saturday evening, fresh off a plane from Paris. I was unsure what to do first. I had to unpack, buy toiletries, get myself a sim card, a subway card… I had never been anywhere in the United States. I felt overwhelmed trying to wrap my […]
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Rudnik – Mountain hidden in the mist

Cities can become so overwhelming some time… I live in Belgrade, which is a very crowded and noisy capital. At the end of the week I feel nothing but the urge to escape. I want to find myself again and I do it by reconnecting with nature. Have you ever […]
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LUXEMBOURG WITH KIDS. MANUAL. DAY 1

Well… Luxembourg. When I told my friends I’m moving to Luxembourg the most common reaction was “Is it somewhere in Belgium?” Well, the answer is no. Luxembourg is a separate country although it is rather small and borders with Belgium 🙂 I moved in last November, I’m not a tourist […]
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Leysin: Heaven at 1200 meters

  Leysin, a panoramic location situated at 1200 meters above sea level near Aigle, in the French part of Switzerland is a year around attraction for both local visitors as well international. Connected through a railway track as well as a road, Leysin can be reached by both making it […]
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Calvi, Corsica: an island paradise

  Calvi is historic town that attracts thousands of tourists and visitors every summer. Located on the north of the Mediterranean island of Corsica, Calvi seduces with its combination of breathtaking views, wonderful beach resort and crystal clear waters of the Liguria Sea. Just Calvi One of the most beautiful […]
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Girona: Heart of Catalonia

Heart of Girona Part I This summer i had an amazing experinces on visting some parts of Europe. And the main place in this journey was Girona. This beautiful old city with his magnetism attracts me so much,so i decided to visited it live. From Barca to Girona I arrived […]
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A drive thru the Luberon, Provence

Ah, Provence. First time I had heard of the famed region was in my living room, sometime in the mid '90s. I had spotted a new novel on our bookshelf. Knowing each and every title by heart, it surprised me to find a spine that I didn't recognize. “A Year […]
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Experience the creative side of South Korea in 5 days

I've been to 6 international destinations this year – Kota Kinabalu, Taipei, Siem Reap, Ho Chi Minh, South Korea, and this trip is by far one for the books, not only because I'm a Korean Drama lover, or a Bigbang fan, but it's the whole cultural and art experience that […]
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The Magic city of Porto

If you haven’t got your letter to Hogwarts yet, this is the place to go! Located in the European's westernmost country, the city that gave the country its name, Porto, is the 2nd biggest town of Portugal.Thanks to its breathtaking views, incredibly rich gastronomy and ever-welcoming locals, Porto has become […]
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A trip to the small sister of Ibiza – Formentera

A trip to the small sister of Ibiza – Formentera When you compare the Formentera island to the other three big islands in the Balearic sea, Majorca, Menorca and Ibiza, All in Spain, you think that there is something wrong with it, as it is not offering the visitors the lifestyle […]
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Paris: A Youngster’s Paris Travel

Besides a lot of nice things said about Paris, we can say it's an expensive city. If you ask me, you should visit Paris at least two times in your life. First, when your energy is completely with you but you haven’t got too much money, in brief when you […]
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Spain – El Camino de Santiago de Compostela

A life changing journey El Camino de Santiago de Compostela is a magic journey. I thought I would do it just to check my bucket list, but after I finished it I was thinking how can I manage my life routine in order to be able to do it each […]
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Travel and live in Lyon in France

Paris in not the only city you should go to when in France. You might even like the others better: it is less crowded, there are less tourists, and just as many things to see and do. So let us start with Lyon. You will find the third biggest city […]
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France: Highlights of Paris!

Making memories with mom in Paris Paris, je t'aime! Since I can remember my mom has talked of Paris. She has always dreamt of walking through the cobblestone streets, sipping a hot chocolate at a street café while people-watching, experiencing the French culture, seeing the Eiffel […]
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Finisterre, Galicia: The End Of The World.

Once upon a time… there was a girl who always liked to start telling stories beginning from the end. I visited Finisterre at the end of my walking journey throughout Portugal and north-west Spain, starting from Lisbona the 21th of July and arriving in Santiago 25 days later, following the […]
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How to visit Paris like a Parisian (without breaking the bank)

Paris, “la plus belle ville du monde” the most beautiful city in the world. We all love Paris, we all dream about the Eiffel Tour and Montmartre. The city of lights seems like delightful in our minds. But it is so sophisticated, so elegant, so glamorous, that it may seem like you will […]
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Fontainebleau: More than just a Castle

Some of you are probably wandering where in the map to place Fontainebleau, at least that was the case for me when I fist heard the name. To give you some background, Fontainebleau is a very small town located in the middle of a forest that goes by the same […]
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Road trip around Scotland: the perfect escape for nature lovers

I was in student exchange in Scotland during four months.  It got me really excited because I had a lot of free time so it was a great chance to discover this amazing country! It’s only 2 hours from South France where I live by plane, so we could think […]
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Live a year in New Zealand

Are you ready to live overseas? The best part of travelling is that you can quit whenever you want. I arrived in New Zealand some weeks ago, and I can already say how beautiful it is. Everything seems to be very relaxed and chilled, also the well-known cities from the […]
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The South Of France; A Weekend in Marseille

Day One: The Calanques  The Calanques, one of the most beautiful peices of mother natures artwork that France has to offer. The Calanques stretch from Marseille to Cassis Terrirory, considered a national park since 2012. This is a popular destination for travelers of all ages; hiking, kayaking, and rock climbing, […]
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How To Avoid Paris Syndrome (vol. one)

Paris syndrome (French: Syndrome de Paris, Japanese: パリ症候群, Pari shōkōgun) is a transient psychological disorder exhibited by some individuals when visiting or vacationing to Paris, as a result of extreme shock resulting from their finding out that Paris is not what they had expected it to be. The odds of […]
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5 reasons to come back to Granada, Spain

May 2016. It’s seven o’clock in the morning as I board with my travel companions in the bus that will take us from the frisky Seville, to the Moorish city : Granada. We've started the road trip around Andalusia 3 days ago, when we decided we will leave our hometown […]
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Doors of French Colony | Walk In Puducherry

  HOW TO SPEND A DAY IN PONDICHERRY I will make a promise…..to come back…with jumble of sounds of Bay of Bengal French lands are miles away, but a tinge a touch away. Puducherry also whispered by its former name Pondicherry or affectionately Pondy, is an urban city […]
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MONT BLANC: The world above the clouds

  Chamonix – Mont – Blanc Per Chamonix, ad astra. You don't always need plans, just go with the flow sometimes, forget about the rules, break up with reality, just take your head in the clouds to actually live there – because maybe you'll get the […]
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When in Monaco Part 1: Monaco Ville – the fairy tale

If you want to feel like you are in a fairy tale, but still – a very real and luxurious one, Monaco is the right place for you! Still a principality, governed by prince who inherits the throne from his father, Monaco is at the same time one of the […]
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Best spot for Eiffel Tower

Paris Paris, France, is a fantastic city for many travelers. I heard a lot about the elegance and beauty of Paris, and I always wanted to visit here. This August 1 I finally made my dream come true to Paris. It’s very easy for travelers to look around here, because all […]
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Living the dream: Making Southampton my new home (First part)

I have encounter a lot of people that, like me, want to study abroad but don’t know how or where to start and ask me for advice on how I did it. I have helped a couple of friends with their doubts but I wish I had had someone to […]
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Cinque Terre: the italian wonderland between water and hills

Located in Liguria (an italian region just above Tuscany and close to France), the Cinque Terre (=”five lands”) consists of five small towns (Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore) situated on small hills and just in front of the sea. So for those of you that have that ever present […]
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Dating Abroad: Meeting the “One” while Traveling

  Everyone secretly hopes that the love of their life will be waiting for them when their plane lands. Or better yet, that their special someone will be traveling with them to an exciting new city sipping complimentary white wine and picking out favorites from travel guides in flight.   […]
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Lac de Monteynard- a hidden pearl in France

Do you want to get off the beaten track? Immerse yourself in the Lac de Monteynard I am always surprised by so many wonderful spots in the Rhône-Alpes region, in France. It seems like the quite random decision to set in Lyon turns out to be the best ever, as you […]
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Secrets to achieving your dream Bora Bora holiday with a budget of AUD $6000

The Bora Bora dream versus the cost reality Bora Bora is an island located in the western part of the Society Islands of French Polynesia (an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean). It is often listed in various articles on the internet and magazines as the top honeymoon […]
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Johor Bahru, Growing City

Johor Bahru also known as JB, is the capital state of Johor in Southern Peninsular Malaysia. Once known as the “cowboy town”, is now a leading state in Malaysia, thanks to the current megaproject Iskandar which according to experts will turn Johor Bahru into the biggest financial state in Malaysia. […]
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Premier Party Destination in Spain : Marbella & Puerto Banus

My favourite party places in Marbella & Puerto Banus I’ve lived through some of the most wild, unimaginable, unforgettable nights in Marbella & Puerto Banus. Overpacked Ferraris being stopped by the police at 4am, cars breaking down between Nikki Beach and Puerto Banus, spontaneous trips to other countries the night I […]
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Lebanon: Why Everyone Should Visit

“I got into the Beirut Arabic Language program! I’m going to go to Beirut for the summer!” I messaged my mom as soon as I got my acceptance letter to the American University in Beirut. She wasn’t thrilled. When I first told her I was applying for immersion Arabic language […]
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Torres del Paine: Backpacking in Chilean Patagonia

Backpacking in Torres del Paine, Chile Torres del Paine is a beautiful National Park located in the south of Chile, in the Chilean Patagonia, between the Andes Cordillera and the Patagonian steppe. We were planning this trip for long time, we are from Chile, and Torres del Paine is a […]
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Russia : The coldest country in the world

Undoubtedly, Russia is one of the coldest places in the world and it was a crazy idea to visit the country in December. Just like us, the temperature refused to be positive 😛 Anyhow, we spent the last week of 2015 in the chilly city of Saint Petersburg and it […]
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Breaking Out, and into Paris, France

I had made the decision to travel Europe sever months prior, in one of those drunken promises a person makes when in love with new friends and intoxicated on new surrounds, but I believe alcohol is the main ingredient in compulsive promises. To briefly surmise the events that led up […]
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France: 5 places not to be missed around Toulouse

Toulouse is located in the South-West of France. This city has a lot to offer in terms of culture, history, gastronomy and outdoor activities. However, if you come to visit the “Pink City”, there are five nearby cities that you should not miss out during your trip to France. 1. […]
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Cadaqués: The magical city

Cadaqués is one of the most famous cities in Catalonia, but maybe not everybody knows why. This is a mediterranean city in the north of Spain, almost in the border with France. It's located in the 'Costa Brava' between Roses and Port de la Selva, just two hours far away […]
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Marseille, France

Marseille, France’s oldest urban area and largest port, is arguably also France's most underrated destination. That's a big call to make when speaking of the world's most visited country, home to such drawcards such as Paris, the Cote d’Azur, Avignon, The French Alps and Mont Saint Michel and I certainly […]
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Târgoviște: where Dracula was born

I was born here. A small town in an East-European country, called Romania( the fourth latin state along with Italy, France and Spain, having a Roman descent). Short history lesson: in 105-106 a.C, the original romanian people, the Daco- Getae, was conquered by Romans and they started being influenced. Across […]
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Portugal – Famalicão A City in the North

Famalicão Here is where i grow up. Where i studied, worked and lived (this last year i´m in Romania for a EVS project). I was thinking in write about some adventures that i had here but they were so many that i couldn´t decide. If it was in other countries […]
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Toulouse: “La ville rose”

Toulouse: “La ville rose”   Here we are, in the so called “La ville rose” a cause of all the buildings with an orange-pinkish bricks, so when you see the city with a wide angle you can see it pink. Toulouse is one of the most important cities in the […]
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Amsterdam Springtime Adventures

Amsterdam Springtime Adventures For many Europeans it has become a recurring thing going on extended weekend getaways to the major cities of Europe. Price war on plane tickets and increased short haul trips from e.g. low cost airlines like Wizz Air or Norwegian makes it easy to get away a […]
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Annecy on a rainy weekend

Lake Annecy Recently I visited the beautiful canal filled town of Annecy in south-east France. When people refer to it as 'the Venice of France' they tell no word of a lie. This lovely town in France 35 km from Geneva is set on the banks of […]
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New Caledonia: Lost French Paradise

New Caledonia, Noumea the capital We have recently visited French territory in South Pacific, New Caledonia, and their lagoon island Ouvea. As you might know, New Caledonia is middle of South Pacific. That means in the middle of nowhere. It is about three hours’ flight north of New Zealand. The […]
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Madrid : First days in the capital city

Few words about me and my arrival in Madrid… Moving to another country was an opportunity for me to discover a new culture, new people and amazing places. Indeed, even if Spain and France are neighboring countries, they still have different habits and culture. So that's why I've chosen to […]
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Discovering Jersey: Channel Islands, UK.

Jersey has a fascinating history. It is part of a small group of islands 14 miles off the coast of France, known as the Channel Islands or the Iles Anglo-Normandes in French. Once part of Normandy, a region of France, it was often caught in the middle of battles and […]
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France: Je Taime, Paris

After 2 years of wishing and saving money, I finally got to accomplish it. In November of 2015, I was finally getting on a plane for the first time to the continent which would show me live what so far I had learned in the History books. Destination Paris, Mademoiselle. […]
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How to visit Paris in 12 hours?

In June 2015 I made a little Europe tour visiting Brussels, Paris and Murcia. Since my goal was to reach Murcia and stayed there for a few days, I could just only pass by the other two cities. Luckily I still managed to stay in Paris for a day, more […]
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4 hidden movie sets you need to visit in Paris

 “Paris is always a good idea.” This sentence is always true, especially when it comes to shooting a movie. This short list of four great films will show you how the most romantic city in the world managed to conquer the screens and our hearts. Amélie Ever since I watched […]
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Marseille – The magical marine capital of Europe

Arriving at the main train station, the first thing you see is the view over the whole city. Sea, sun, music and people. You immediately feel the spirit of a marine capital. Climbing down the massive renaissance stairs of Saint-Charles railway station, makes you more and more certain that you […]
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San Sebastián: An Foodie Paradise in the Basque Country

When you think about Spain, what are the first places that come to mind? Let me guess—I bet you thought of Madrid, Barcelona, and maybe even Valencia or Seville. Well, that’s hardly surprising. Those are indeed the largest cities in Spain, after all. Let’s move away from these major cities in […]
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Walt Disney World : Best Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip

Best Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip If you are trying to figure out where your next family vacation should be, Orlando is the place for you! The city of Orlando, Florida is ranked in the top 10 tourist cities of the United States. Why, you may ask? Orlando is […]
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Pondicherry: The French Colony of India

Pondicherry: The French Colony of India I always wanted to visit Pondicherry since a long time. But due to hectic schedules at work, I was not able to plan my trip. However, one day I was talking with my friend who studies in Chennai about going to Pondicherry together and […]
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France, Mimizan Plage

France, Mimizan-Plage In this blog I will tell you about my holiday and work in France, a great beach place called Mimizan-Plage. Mimizan is located in Aquiataine, south of France and only 1,5 hour from Spain.   How I met this beautiful place.  The first time I went to Mimizan […]
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Salvador's Catalonia: rocks, wind and Lebanese cuisine

Northern Spain, Catalonia included, is bit of a riddle. It has never experienced the influence of the caliphate, it is locked in by French Pyrenees on one side and by the sheerness of the Balear sea from the other. In Spain, the regions of the north lack the frivolous familiarity […]
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Budapest, the city of wonders

Dear Visitor, It gives me a great pleasure to write my first travel guide about a city that I grew up in. First I want you to know that I absolutely love Hungary and Budapest, and I am thrilled that the tourism is booming right now, at least in the capital […]
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Find Your Way Through Secret Paris

Surprising Paris, France What makes Paris an incredible city? Wine, history and art Do you fancy a ride over Paris? Montmartre district – between the legends, art and gastronomy Chateaux of Paris The Seine River Paris, France – the City of Lights Surprising Paris, France Paris, the capital of France, […]
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“O sole mio !” Discovering Naples Bay

The first words that come to one's mind when we refer to Naples are usually linked to the dark side of the city's past (and sometimes present) like mafia, camorra, garbage mountains, immigrants, a poor city in the south of Italy. This image is surely unworthy for a city with […]
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Timișoara: The city which survived a revolution

When I tell people about Timișoara I usually just say “a city in Romania”. It’s a pretty touristic place although no one who I’ve ever told about it knew this name. So why did I fall in love with Timișoara? It’s a long story. It all started in the US […]
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Life in Lyon

Life in Lyon Sunset over the Saone   The streets constantly buzz with the stereotypical beauty of the French way of life. Fresh croissants in the morning as everyone hurries off to work by foot, bike or car along the quays of the Rhône and Saône […]
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Where it begins, Dunkerque

  Well yea, I'm from Dunkerque (“Dunkirk”, in English), often abbreviated DK as well. [single_map_place] Dunkerque [/single_map_place] I've actually been growing up in Téteghem, part of “le Dunkerquois”, made of several towns around the city centre, and having about 200,000 inhabitants. What's Dunkerque ? DK's a town in the North of […]
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VOLUNTEER AND TRAVEL THE WORLD FOR FREE

Are you tight on cash but want to travel around the globe? Well it is possible. No experience necessary. All you need to have is an open mind, the willingness to try something new and a positive attitude. Whether you you want to take a short holiday or a big […]
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Kep: Cambodia's sleepy beach

Think “Cambodian coastline” and most people mention popular seaside town Sihanoukville, but travel seventy-five miles east and you will arrive at the sleepy town of Kep – a serene spot to relax by the sea. Sunset over Kep beach

Nice, Eze, and Monaco… In One Day!

So Much to See, So Little Time So, you're lucky enough to find yourself in the south of France. Perhaps you've taken a cruise along the French Rivera, or are just visiting for a day or two. One thing's for sure: you do not have much time! Luckily, if you plan […]
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Guadalajara, Mexico: Unfiltered

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Celebrating this infamous Mexican holiday catrina style Catedral Basílica de la Asunción de María Santísima (AKA: Guadalajara's main cathedral) Bonding with the local street vendors in the centro […]
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