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Is Paris Safe? Consider this if you go there in 2017

Unfortunately Paris has been a site for several terrorist attacks lately. 2015 was especially bad year for Paris: January saw the attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine and ensuing manhunt that put the whole city on lockdown. The year ended in even bigger attack, when several terrorists opened fire on the street and later in the Bataclan concert hall. Even 2017 …

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Paris As An Eagle Sees It

This is a real birds eye view to Paris! Sony´s camera crew strapped a small camera on the back of an eagle and let her fly out from the Eiffel Tower. Check out the video and see how the eagle – white tailed eagle, to be exact – takes off from the Eiffel Tower. She then soars across the Seine …

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Amazing Paris video with a cool soundtrack

Going to Paris? Take this 37 minute video tour first! This amazing time lapse video takes you around the city from dawn till dusk – and through the night.You get to see the most famous places – The Eiffel Tower of course – Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame, Sacre Coeur and many more. The video has some neat clips from the …

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True story: How a squatter invaded a Paris apartment for 2 years

Buying a flat in Paris? Read this story first – and avoid your holiday home being legally taken over by squatters. A teacher from Helsinki, Finland retired and decided to make her dream come true: she negotiated a loan from her bank and bought a flat in idyllic Montparnasse neighborhood in Paris. As Finland´s leading newspaper Helsingin Sanomat reports, things …

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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 …