• Posts Tagged ‘Notre Dame’

    Paris Tops the Polls as Best Overseas City

    by  • September 8, 2015 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Fashion, Nature, Paris, Rail, Religious Sites, Shopping

    The French Capital Reigns Supreme in the Condé Nast Traveller’s Reader Travel Awards 2015. Another day, another poll and this one is devoted to Condé Nast Traveller’s 2015 Reader Travel Awards (UK edition) and the category of best overseas city. There were no great surprises in the top 20, with eighty percent of the...

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    Paris to Lose its Love Locks

    by  • June 1, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Paris

    Paris’ Pont des Arts to become padlock free. For years Paris has held the crown as the city of romance, with besotted couples descending on the French capital in their droves to drink in the attractiveness, allure and amour that render it the perfect city break destination for love. Indeed, where better than to...

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    Paris – the Great Outdoors

    by  • February 14, 2014 • Architecture, City Breaks, Nature, Paris

    We couldn’t let Valentine’s Day pass without a little homage to the City of Love. Here’s my own personal round-up of romantic, outdoor hotspots for Paris, a perennial short break favourite. Relaxing en plein air amidst the verdant landscapes of the French capital’s parks has to be one of my all-time favourite Parisian pastimes....

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    Rail Travel in France – A Great Option despite the recent Disruption

    by  • September 11, 2013 • City Breaks, Multi Centre Breaks, Nice, Paris, Rail • 0 Comments

    French train services have been disrupted again this week as the CGT labour union has asked workers to strike over plans to reform the country’s pension system. The union has called for protests and work stoppages as President Francois Hollande’s Socialist government prepares to legislate on pension reforms.  Rail and other public services in...

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