Go on off-the-beaten track at the “Promenade Plantée” in Paris

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If you’re bored of tourist traps and want to explore Paris from a different perspective, then Promenade Plantée (planted walkway) or La Coulée verte (green course) allows visitors to see the city from high above. Paris’s walkway was built on an abandoned railway in 1988 and was the first green space of its kind. It no doubt inspired the […]

Visiting Vienna on a backpackers budget

With its grand imperial architecture and historic coffeehouses, visiting Vienna is like walking into a fairy tale. Blooming with art galleries and museums, the Austrian capital was once home to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Strauss, Freud and Gustav Klimt. Whether you’re travelling for a weekend or a sightseeing adventure, there are plenty of things to do in […]