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100th Tour de France kicks off

Tour de France is the unchallenged king of all the cycling races in the world. And this year´s race is the 100th Tour de France – the race has been held since 1903 – only skipping years during the WWI and WW2. Le Tour de France is a 3-week long cycling race that consists of 21 stages – routes ranging …

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This is Paris: watch amazing video from the city of light

Videographer Kirill Neiezhmakov has put together a video that shows Paris as amazing, and real as it gets. This video, shot with a time lapse tehchnique portrays Paris in simply amazing light. If you haven´t been in Paris, this video is probably the closest you´ll get until you actually go there.   Paris 2013 TimeLapse in Motion (Hyperlapse by Kirill …

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3 parks Parisians love and you will too

Parisians love their parks, where they can escape hectic city life. Parks in the city vary from tiny neighborhood parks to huge, forested areas. Some feature just big, plain, grass fields to lay or play on and others real gardens with all the plants and ponds. We put together a list of 5 different parks where you can spend a …

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3 historical churches in Paris you should see

Paris is literally an ancient city. People settled down in that exact location about 4500 BC and the city we know as Paris started truly forming around 250 BC, when a tribe called Parisii built settlements on the island of Cité, the island that hosts Notre Dame cathedral today. Paris has seen every era of recorded European history. When the …

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5 farmers´ markets you should explore in Paris

Paris is a huge metropolis where millions of people live in an environment that is as urban as it gets. Looking down to the city from the Eiffel Tower, Montparnasse tower or other high-rise, you will see the city reaching the horizon in every direction. Sometimes you can´t help but wonder if people living in a concrete maze like this …

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Hostels in Paris – what to expect?

Like most of European capitals, Paris has a wide selection of affordable hostels to accommodate the young backpackers. You know, Europe has a system that pumps masses of young travelers around the continent. It´s called the EuRail pass that allows traveling the continent by train for affordable price. The EuRail system pretty much guarantees that every major city in Europe …