5 Tips for Making the Most Out of Your Trip to Paris

March 15, 2016 l by Alley Ratna
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Visiting Paris is one vacation that you'll remember for years to come; it's not only a great city for individuals to travel alone, but it's also a wonderful location for traveling with kids. If you're already planning on visiting Paris but you're trying to get the details ironed out, here are a few basic tips that will help:   It's okay not to have a strict schedule planned out -- ...Read More

Luxury Paris Apartments Make Visiting the City of Lights More Enjoyable

February 19, 2016 l by Alley Ratna
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The African American writer Richard Wright carried enough importance in the freshman class that a college from Louisiana used his life in Paris as a major part of a tour of the city. The Paris Noir class members traveled from an open-air sidewalk café to a bookstore that housed one of Wright's book signings. They then went from street vendors to a hotel that roomed countless famous sing ...Read More

Visiting Paris in February: Events, Ideas, and Travel Tips

January 20, 2016 l by Alley Ratna
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Most people plan Paris vacations during the spring and summer months, but a winter vacation to Paris can be an amazing experience! Whether you're getting ready to leave for your vacation in just a few weeks or you're looking ahead and planning a trip for next year, here are a few tips on visiting Paris during February.   Visiting Paris in February: Planning and Packing Although Pa ...Read More

5 Amazing Museums You Can’t Miss During Your Next Paris Vacation

January 14, 2016 l by Alley Ratna

If you're planning a trip to Paris, it can be difficult to figure out which of the thousands of tourist attractions, historical monuments, and gorgeous cafes you should visit. If you're traveling with kids or teens, or if you're visiting Paris during the colder months, visiting museums can be a great option! With over 8,000 museums throughout France, you have plenty of choices available ...Read More

Bonjour! The Essential French Phrases You’ll Need During Your Paris Vacation

January 5, 2016 l by Alley Ratna
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You don't have to be fluent in French in order to have a wonderful Paris vacation; knowing some basic words and phrases, though, will allow you to make the most of your trip.   Basic Greetings It's not necessary to speak French perfectly before vacationing in Paris, but these basic greetings are very important to keep in mind!   Bonjour, s'il vous plaît... Hello, please... & ...Read More

The Holidays in Paris: A Quick Guide of Festive Events

December 7, 2015 l by Alley Ratna
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If you're vacationing in Paris during the wintertime, you'll find a wide variety of holiday events to put on your calendar. Here are just a few fun holiday events that will make your Parisian Christmas unforgettable:   Shopping in Paris: Finding the perfect gifts for everyone on your list is never a simple task, but there are plenty of markets and boutiques around Paris where you'll ...Read More

The Best Bookstores in Paris You Need To Visit

December 3, 2015 l by Alley Ratna
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When you've seen all the tourist attractions in Paris you know you have to visit, shopping in Paris is probably going to be the next item on your "to do" list. You'll find plenty of interesting boutiques and gorgeous department stores throughout the city, but there's another type of shop you should keep on your radar: bookstores!   There are over 2,500 bookstores throughout France s ...Read More

The Best Hot Chocolate Spots in Paris During the Winter

November 30, 2015 l by Alley Ratna
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The vineyards and ski slopes of France might be the most popular tourist attractions for visitors these days, but you could probably plan out whole winter vacations in Paris just visiting different cafes for hot chocolate! If you need a break from the normal tourist attractions or busy museums, here are a few of our favorite spots for a steaming mug of chocolat chaud: 1. Angelina Angel ...Read More

Your Guide of the Best Autumn Tourist Attractions in Paris

November 4, 2015 l by Alley Ratna
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Although most visitors hope to see Paris during the summertime or during the winter holidays, you’re on the right track if you’ve begun thinking about visiting Paris in the fall. This is the season when all of the locals return from their summer holidays and the city is bursting with exciting sights, sounds, tastes, and colors. There are still many outdoor tourist attractions that st ...Read More

Enjoy the Beauty of a French Winter With These Travel Tips

October 29, 2015 l by Alley Ratna
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Everyone needs a vacation, and when doing so, why not treat yourself to the best trip you could imagine? While many people may focus on going to the closest beach for a weekend during the summer, many underestimate the great travel that winter months can offer. When vacationing in these colder months, you would be hard-pressed to find a better winter wonderland than France. Here are a fe ...Read More

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