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Most Amazing Facts about Monuments In Europe

View of Athens and the Erechtheum (porch of the Caryatids) from the Acropolis.

1. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France • The Eiffel tower was once repurposed as a giant radio antenna to save it from being demolished in 1909. • Temperature changes cause the height of the Eiffel tower to change by nearly 16 inches. • The French were smart: to keep Hitler from reaching the top of the […]

View Paris and Dine at the Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower, Paris in France

If you are visiting Paris, you will find several spots that are must see destinations for travelers. You will want to visit the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe and of course, you will want to visit the Eiffel Tower. This tower is easily the most recognized landmark in France, and it is one of the […]

Interview with Adeline Marchand of Esprit de Paris

The intellectual and artistic Paris - Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Adeline Marchand is the owner of Esprit de Paris, a unique tour guide service offering visitors the opportunity to experience Paris from the eyes of a local and to be truly immersed in Parisian culture. Having grown up in the trendy, creative and historic Paris neighborhood of Upper Marais, Adeline shares her expertise and understanding […]

Top 3 European Destinations for a Spectacular Spring Walking Holiday

Europe in the Spring Spring is just around the corner, and it’s also one of the best times to travel to Europe. Airfares are cheaper, hotels frequently offer discounted offseason rates and you’ll also have fewer crowds to contend with. You’ll be more likely to run into locals who are still at home and not […]

Autumn in France’s Loire Valley: Castles, Vineyards, Tours

Autumn in France’s Loire Valley: Experience the Region at its Best

Fall is often the best time of year to travel to many destinations in Europe and across the world, and when it comes to the Loire Valley of France, this area is no exception.  In autumn, the Loire Valley is filled with brilliant foliage and fewer tourists, and often has an ideal climate in which […]

2012 Tour de France: Top 5 Destinations to Experience the Thrill of this Grueling Race

2012 Tour de France: Top 5 Destinations to Experience the Thrill of this Grueling Race

The 2012 Tour de France is underway and will continue through its culmination in Paris on Sunday, July 22. If you’d like to experience the thrill of this exciting and challenging race, here is a look at five of the best destinations where you can not only check out the Tour de France but also […]

Beaujolais Day – Celebrate Wine at the Best Festival in France

Village Beaujolais Region, France

Every wine lover looks forward to the annual release of the year’s Beaujolais wines from the south of France.  Since 1985, the wine makers of France’s Beaujolais region have set the third weekend of November as the date that they release their popular red wine.  The race to get the precious bottles around the world […]

Guest Post :: The Best View of Paris, Sacre Coeur Basilica

Paris, Sacre Coeur Basilica

 When visiting Paris, most travelers think of a few specific landmarks: The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe. While all these should be must-see’s on every tourists list, there is one place in particular that comes art, culture, history, religion, entertainment, and beautiful views in one. This place is Sacre Coeur […]

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