Cheese. Bread. Pastries. With all the amazing things to eat in Paris, it’s a wonder anyone has time to visit the museums! If your itinerary for Paris looks more like a grocery list than a guide book, then you’ll want to check out our tips for food lovers who are ready to fall in love with the City of Light.
Category: Top Attractions
January 14, 2013
One of the world’s most famous Catholic churches is on almost everyone’s list of Paris sights – and even if it’s not, it’s unavoidable if you’re crossing the Seine with any regularity. Here are some of our top tips for making the most out of your visit to Notre Dame.
January 9, 2013
Documented by the sometimes whimsical paintings of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and continuing to capture our imagination today, the tradition of Paris cabarets dates back to early 1880s, when Le Chat Noir (The Black Cat) opened in the decidedly Bohemian Montmartre neighborhood. At the time, it served as a showcase for young talent who were paid in absinthe, and would resemble the open mic nights of today than the organized debauchery of Baz Luhrman’s film, Moulin Rouge.
November 19, 2012
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October 8, 2012
A city this old with this much history will inevitably have its ghost stories and hauntings. They call it the City of Lights, but Paris is just as exciting when the lights go out, and the city becomes dark and spooky all around.
September 20, 2012
Visiting Paris in autumn is popular for travelers who have the luxury to wait until after the summer – couples without kids, retirees, and those who don’t have to use their vacation time over national holidays. But if you’re looking to see Paris at its best, without the summer crush of humanity that has come to see the world’s most visited destination for themselves, then autumn is where it’s at – even if you have to take the kids out of school!
June 28, 2012
It’s big, it’s popular and it’s a little overwhelming, so how best to maximize your time at Disneyland Paris? Be prepared! Make a plan!
Firstly, there are two actual parks: Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park. Do a bit of research to see what is where and which things are essentials on your list. A Park-Hopper ticket lets you go to both. For the shoppers among you, you may want to add a side trip to the nearby La Vallee Village designer outlets.
April 23, 2012
The Luxembourg Gardens are one of the world’s great places. They’re beautiful and iconic of Paris, they’re full of history and contain plenty to do and see. Built along with the Palais du Luxembourg in the 17th century by a heartbroken Marie de Medicis, after the assassination of her husband Henry IV, the park is typical of the time with its formal layout of avenues of trees, the central fountain and vista of the palace.
February 23, 2012
Living history and written history, the famous Parisian bookshop Galignani has both. With family roots going back to the first printing presses in Venice in the 16th century when Simone Galignani published a Latin grammar book, Galignani has been an important name for books since they became mass produced.