Paris Travel Guide

The Ultimate Paris Travel Guide: How to Plan a Trip to Paris

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Paris, the capital of France, is world renowned for its iconic landmarks, world-class museums, and picturesque streets lined with outdoor cafes and boutique shops. The Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral, Seine River, Champs-Élysées, and hilly streets of Montmartre are some of Paris’ most famous sights, but you can also explore its historic neighborhoods, dine in an …

Paris Rooftop Bars Guide

Rooftop Bars & Restaurants in Paris: Where to Dine with a View

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Imagine watching the sun set over the city of Paris, with a glass of wine or cocktail in hand, from the vantage point of a rooftop bar. Paris, a city well known for its cuisine, famous landmarks, and culture, also offers quite a few elevated bars and restaurants where you can have a drink or dinner with an exquisite view. …

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Visiting Versailles: Things to Do, Tours & Tips for a Paris Day Trip

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The Palace of Versailles is one of the most popular day trips from Paris. This opulent palace and its surrounding gardens are one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world. With that, crowds can be enormous. In this guide, we uncover the best way to visit Versailles, with tips on how to avoid the lines, how to tour …

The Louvre Guide

Visiting the Louvre in 2024: Things to See, Best Walking Route & More

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The Louvre is the largest art museum in the world and one of the top attractions in Paris. Planning a visit to the Louvre may sound complicated. With its massive size, long list of art exhibits, and tales of long lines, you may be wondering how to visit the Louvre and actually enjoy your visit. We have visited the Louvre …

2 Days in Paris Itinerary

2 Days in Paris Itinerary: Best Itinerary for First-Time Visitors

Julie France, Itinerary 26 Comments

If you are planning your first visit to Paris, this Paris itinerary is perfect for you. With 2 days in Paris, you have just enough time to visit the highlights of this extraordinary city. Visit the Louvre, enjoy the views from the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, stroll along the Champs-Élysées, and explore the charming neighborhoods of Paris. In …

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10 Foods to Eat in Paris and Where to Get Them

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What should you eat while in Paris? Since French culture is deeply intertwined with food, the answer to this question is just as important as what you should see and do while visiting Paris. Dining on escargot and freshly baked bread, planning a picnic lunch in front of the Eiffel Tower, and dining at a sidewalk café are essential experiences …

Beautiful Places to Visit in Europe

30 Beautiful Places to Visit in Europe (+ Map and Photos)

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It is no secret that Europe is filled with beautiful places to visit. With its grand cities, fairytale-like towns, soaring mountain ranges, and gorgeous beaches, there is a seemingly endless list of gorgeous places to explore. Whether you are planning your next trip to Europe, or just trying to figure out where to travel to next, here are 30 beautiful …

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One Week in Europe: 25 Epic Itineraries

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With one week in Europe, you have an infinite number of possibilities for coming up with your “perfect” itinerary. Do you dream of visiting world-class cities like Paris, Barcelona, or Venice? Or would you rather hike the Alps, go on a scenic train ride, explore the beautiful beaches and coastal towns in southern Europe, visit fairytale towns and castles, island …

Where to Stay in Paris

Where to Stay in Paris in 2024: Best Hotels and Neighborhoods for Your Budget

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Choosing where to stay in Paris can feel overwhelming. There are so many options! To make things easier for you, we have narrowed down the long list of hotels into just a few great properties, organized by neighborhood and budget.  Overview of Paris Before we jump into the best hotels in Paris, here is a quick geography lesson. This is …

London Amsterdam Paris Itinerary

10 Day London Amsterdam Paris Itinerary

Julie England, France, Itinerary, The Netherlands, United Kingdom 70 Comments

A trip to London, Amsterdam, and Paris…sounds nice, right? With 10 days you have just enough time to visit these three cities, although it will be a bit of a whirlwind tour. There is a lot to see and do here, and our London Amsterdam Paris itinerary will help you manage your time so you can have the best experience …

Paris

Paris Bucket List: 40 Epic Things to Do in Paris

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Stroll along the Champs-Élysées, dine at an outdoor café, enjoy the views from the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, say hi to the Mona Lisa in the Louvre, and day trip to Versailles. These all top the list of the best things to do in Paris, but there are also neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try. Below …

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10 Day Amsterdam Brussels Paris Itinerary

Julie Belgium, France, Itinerary, The Netherlands 89 Comments

On this Amsterdam Brussels Paris itinerary, visit three of Europe’s best cities. Start in Amsterdam, where you get to stroll along the canals and visit the world class Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Travel by train to Belgium where you will spend two days dining on chocolate, waffles, and beer and exploring the fairytale towns of Bruges and Ghent. And …

Best Views of Paris

Best Views of Paris: 17 Iconic Views & Photography Locations

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Paris is one of Europe’s loveliest cities. Without a doubt, a trip up the Eiffel Tower or a stroll down the Champs-Elysees tops the list of best experiences in Paris, especially for first-timers. But getting a magical view over the city is also an unforgettable experience, and there are a lot of magical places to try. If you want to …

London Paris Itinerary

The Perfect 10 Day London Paris Itinerary

Julie England, France, United Kingdom 63 Comments

A visit to London and Paris is a classic European trip. Climb the Eiffel Tower, stroll up the Champs-Elysees, visit the world-class museums of the Louvre and the British Museum, and even take a day trip to Stonehenge. With this London Paris itinerary, visit two of Europe’s grandest cities and make some lifelong memories. London Paris Itinerary: Day 1 Arrive …

3 Day Paris Itinerary

3 Days in Paris: The Perfect Itinerary for Your First Visit

Julie France, Itinerary 173 Comments

So, you’re planning a trip to Paris? Welcome to one of our favorite cities. With 3 days in Paris, you have enough time to take in the view from the Eiffel Tower, say hi to Mona Lisa in the Louvre, eat street food crepes, climb the Arc de Triomphe, explore several Parisian neighborhoods, and visit the amazing Palace of Versailles. …

Easter in Paris

Easter in Paris: How to Have the Best Experience

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Easter in Paris…sounds nice, doesn’t it? Spring flowers, warm temperatures, enjoying the view from the Eiffel Tower. Sure, that sounds nice, but it’s not always the reality. You could get cold weather, rain showers, and long queues to get into the most popular tourist destinations. I would love to tell you that Easter in Paris is a glorious experience, but …

10 Days in Europe Itinerary

10 Days in Europe: 10 Amazing Itineraries for Your Next Trip

Julie Itinerary, Travel Inspiration 269 Comments

Europe is a joy to explore. With world-class cities, medieval towns, historical sites, the snowcapped Alps, gorgeous beaches, and some of the world’s most delicious food, you have the perfect ingredients for your next vacation. If you want to spend 10 days in Europe, we have ten amazing itineraries to share with you.  In this article we list 10 sample …

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Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Photos

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Pere Lachaise Cemetery, located in Paris, France, is one of the best known and most visited cemeteries in the world. A visit here may sound like a macabre way to spend an afternoon, but a stroll among the tombstones and mausoleums can be fascinating. Entering the cemetery is almost like entering another world. The traffic and the rush of city …

Looking down the Champs-Elysees at night from the top of the Arc de Triomphe.

Ten Fun Things to Do in Paris with Kids

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In 2012, our trip to London and Paris was our kids’ very first experience in Europe. They were only 8 and 9 years old at the time, so we wanted to pick two cities that had recognizable landmarks, good food, and fun things to do with kids. During our four days in Paris we toured most of the major sites, …