Paris: The Ultimate Bucket List

Paris: The Ultimate Bucket List

/ France, Local Travel Tips /
The city of lights, the city of love, Paris – everyone knows about it, but not that many get to really experience it.  And even fewer get to experience it at its best, brimming with the opportunity to change your ... Read More
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How To Visit Mont Saint-Michel From Paris (On a Budget)

Mont Saint-Michel is one of the most popular sights in France, attracting close to 3 million visitors each year - it is one of the most unique, picturesque destinations in the World.  Surrounded by endless fields of green (or orange, or ... Read More
Paris Top 50 Sights - Global Storybook

Paris: The Top 50 Attractions

Paris - one of the most glamorous cities in the World, is also one of the most visited.  Full of history, dating back to the 3rd century BC, and with a current population of over 2 million, it is filled ... Read More
Paris, France - Mila Nyk

Paris Has My Stamp Of Approval

/ France, Weekend Travel /
So, I went to Paris this past weekend.  And I’m not going to lie, it was great.  My Ukrainian origins might have something to do with this, as we consider ourselves somewhat European, and being in Paris also felt like ... Read More
All you need to be impossibly French by Helena Powell

All You Need to Be Impossibly French

/ Books, France /
Book:  “All You Need to Be Impossibly French” Author:  Helena Frith Powell Publisher:  Plume, Penguin Group, 2006 Known as some of the most elegant, glamorous and intelligent women in the World, French are the whole package.  But what is it about their ... Read More
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Two Days in Paris: Guide To The Best Panoramic Sights

We are not going to lie: Paris is not a small city that can be explored in two to three days.  You need at least a week to get in some of the major sights and get a sense of ... Read More
Hostel Review: Lê Village Hostel Montmarte in Paris

Hostel Review: Lê Village Hostel Montmarte in Paris

In the Montmarte district of Paris you can climb to the top of Sacre-Coeur Cathedral for a spectacular view over the city.  The Eiffel Tower looks like a tiny toy amongst the rest of the cityscape.  Buildings extend all around ... Read More
Stuff Parisians Like by Olivier Magny

Stuff (Real) Parisians Like

/ Books, France /
Book:  “Stuff Parisians Like” Author:  Olivier Magny Publisher:  The Berkley Publishing Group, Penguin, 2011 So, do you want to know what the real Parisians are like?  Behind the glamorized, picture perfect myth invented by a skillful PR machine and a handful of ingenious Parisians? ... Read More
A 3 Day Getaway to Paris - in Pictures

A 3 Day Getaway to Paris – in Pictures

/ France, Travel Stories /
I don't think that you can ever find a single person on Earth that does not like Paris.  Paris is the fashion icon and therefore the fashion capital of the World (take that Rome!).  However, personally Rome is my favorite city ... Read More