What to do during a trip to Paris, France

The Seine river in Paris

Paris, the City of Light, is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It offers a wide range of activities to its visitors and has something for everyone. Whether you are looking for cultural attractions, romantic destinations, or exciting nightlife, Paris has it all. Here is a list of what to do during your next trip in Paris, France. Explore the Eiffel Tower No visit to Paris is complete without seeing the iconic Eiffel Tower. Standing tall at 324 metres, it is the symbol of the city. Take the elevator up to the first two levels and enjoy the … Read more

The Vatican, a Rome Must-See

Enclave within the city of Rome, the Vatican is nevertheless a state in its own right, territory of the Holy See, and whose creation dates from 1929. With a population of only a few thousand, it is the smallest state in the world, but it has undeniable treasures that make it one of the top places to visit for tourists discovering Rome. In fact, in an area of less than half a square kilometer, are grouped such famous monuments as St. Peter’s Basilica, the Apostolic Palace, the Vatican Museums and its gardens. The Museums are eleven in number and spread … Read more

Flavors of the world: Cuba and the Mojito

The mojito is a traditional Cuban cocktail made with rum, lime, mint, sugar and soda water. It is one of the most popular drinks in Cuba and even elsewhere. Where does the mojito come from, its history Although it has been around for decades, it is only fairly recently that the mojito has become a world famous cocktail. Back on its history…. The mojito has its roots in Cuba. According to some, it was invented a long time ago by a pirate who raided the Caribbean in the 16th century… even if the first written mentions of the drink only … Read more

Five tours to do from Marrakech

Marrakech has long been the main tourist entry point to Morocco. After the visit of the city which requires at least two full days, several options are possible for those who want to see other facets of the country and have a vehicle more than about 10 to 15 days for a good ride. In broad outline … Those in search of nature and large spaces of mountain or desert will leave in direction of Ouarzazate with stop at the inescapable ksar of Aït Ben Haddou. From Ouarzazate, you can choose between the Valley of the Roses, the Dades Gorge, … Read more

The Sacré-Coeur finally classified as a historical monument

Even if it is one of the most emblematic places of Paris and one of the most visited of the capital, the Sacré-Coeur has never been classified as a historical monument until now. This should change soon since the Council of Paris has just given its approval to the procedure, before perhaps one day the site will also be registered with UNESCO. The Sacré-Coeur is this magnificent basilica built on the hill Montmartre, in the 18th district of Paris, just after the war of 1870 and the Commune. Perceived as both a political and cultural monument, built after a national … Read more

These things you may not know about the world’s flags

flags on green grass field near brown concrete building during daytime

Flags are everywhere and for everything. Countries, regions, cities, international bodies, various organizations, political and societal movements and many other things for which it has sometimes become a commercial emblem or a claim symbol. For all tastes and in all fields… Without making the tour of all the flags or all that has a flag, here are some things that you do not necessarily know about the flags of the countries of the world. When were the first flags created? According to historians, the first cloth flags similar to the present ones would have appeared in China about two millennia … Read more

Twelve easily accessible places to visit around London

If for many people the discovery of England is limited to a trip to London, the region of the capital has many other places of interest. Whether it’s cities like Oxford or Cambridge, to mention only the most famous, or nature spots allowing to escape from the London atmosphere for a while… What to do, visit and where to go on a trip around the city of London? Within a radius of a hundred kilometers around London… BeaconsfieldIt is in this town west of London that you can visit the oldest miniature park in the world: Bekonscot. The place is … Read more

Where to go on a trip in November? 5 ideas of destinations close by and still pleasant

Temperatures are pleasant and airfare and hotel prices are generally lower than in high season. Here are our favorite travel destinations to go in November. Where to go in November to get some sun? In Europe, it is mainly the destinations of the south of the Mediterranean basin that will still offer you a reasonable amount of sunshine: Crete, Andalusia, Sicily, Malta are all destinations to study. Outside Europe, November is mainly the beginning of a very pleasant season to discover Asia and especially South-East Asia: Thailand, Vietnam or Cambodia are at their best in November: not too hot, not … Read more

Laos trip in video

Although close to destinations like Vietnam or Thailand, Laos is very different from them. The country is indeed less crowded and the people more “relaxed” and smiling. In short, according to the widely accepted concept, the place is “more authentic”! This is the reason why Laos is still (a little) off the beaten track, with sometimes limited or “rustic” infrastructures and transports, and that it is not always very easy to travel there if you have little experience in the matter. Departure for this country of the end of the world… About the video:This video is from the program Beautiful … Read more

Twelve places to visit around Lisbon

Beyond the tourist wealth of the Portuguese capital, the Lisbon region also has a beautiful historical and cultural heritage to discover in several small towns. In addition, the coastline and the beaches are much less crowded than on the southern coast of the country.So, why not take advantage of this and plan many excursions during your trip to Lisbon…? What to do, where to go and what to visit around the city of Lisbon ? Within a radius of a hundred kilometers around the city… AlmadaAfter crossing the 25th of April Bridge, recognizable by its Golden Gate Bridge look, you … Read more