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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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How to spend 5 hours in Paris

Paris is a vast metropolis that can consume your time for days, weeks and even years – providing you with enough interesting places and events to keep you from getting bored. But sometimes you just don´t have that time. Perhaps you´re flying through some of Paris` international airports and have a half-day to spend or you have some free hours …

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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 …

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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 …