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 […]

Bastille Day, Paris – Free things to see and do

Paris’s summer national holiday commemorates the storming of the Bastille in 1789. This year, Bastille Day, is on Thursday July 14th 2016. Visitors will experience the Champs-Elysées military parade, a fireman’s ball and spectacular firework display at the Champ de Mars. Check out our list of free things to do below – and budget friendly accommodation in Paris city centre. When? […]

We will always have Paris

It’s on everyone’s lips now – the bad news from around the world regarding terror during the past few days. The sad incidents have made a lot of us wonder whether it’s still safe to travel overall. In addition to Paris, horrible things do happen around the world every day and some people have felt […]

Le Salon du Chocolat – A Chocolate Festival in Paris

Celebrating a Willy Wonka fantasy world of chocolate mini-skirts, Salon du Chocolat is one of Europe’s craziest food shows. Perfect for travellers wanting to sweeten up their itinerary in Paris, the Salon du Chocolat is a visual delight and a major food event if you’re visiting the City of Light in late October. Encouraging chocolate travellers to sample the cocoa wonder drug […]