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It’s Easy to Fall in Love With Paris

It’s Easy to Fall in Love With Paris

It may sound cliché, but Paris is the most romantic city in the world. Like a cultural aphrodisiac, Paris has something for everyone to fall in love with. Romantic settings, culture and arts, world-renowned gastronomy, and a chic sophistication are just some of the reasons millions of visitors lose their hearts to Paris every year. While planning a trip to…
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South of France. La Cite de Carcassonne.

South of France. La Cite de Carcassonne.

In southern France’s Languedoc region, you will find La Cité de Carcassonne, a magnificent medieval walled city and one of France’s most famous monuments. We have mixed feelings about Carcassonne. Admittedly, when the double walled impenetrable fortress with its 52 watchtowers suddenly appears, it is impressive, in a Disney fairytale castle kind of way. Then as you arrive at the site…
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Beautiful Reasons to Visit Ariege In France’s Midi-Pyrenees

Beautiful Reasons to Visit Ariege In France’s Midi-Pyrenees

In the south of France, east of the French Pyrenees is The Ariege Department, a region relatively unknown to those looking to venture to the Midi-Pyrenees. The region is awash with beauty, history and fairytale inspired medieval villages. Ariege also boasts some of Europe’s most impressive underground rivers and subterranean caves which still bear paintings from a prehistoric past. Stunning landscapes rise to…
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Visit Spain Without Leaving France. Introducing Llivia.

Visit Spain Without Leaving France. Introducing Llivia.

Not far from the Spanish border in the French Pyrenees is a tiny picturesque town by the name of Llivia. Llivia is a small Spanish enclave completely surrounded by France. At around eight square miles in area with a population somewhere in the vicinity of 1500, much like Gibraltar, Llivia is a historical and cartographical anomaly. Separated from Spain by a…
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5 Great European Destinations To House Sit This Summer.

5 Great European Destinations To House Sit This Summer.

As many know, house sitting is our main mode of travel. It enables us to travel longer, slower and live local. We have house sat across two continents and cared for everything from dogs to donkeys, yachts to B&B’s (and some very angry geese!) House sitting in Europe is especially great for us. It makes for very cheap living! Not only…
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See Paris Differently With Paris Pass

See Paris Differently With Paris Pass

  La Ville Lumière, The City Of Lights. Paris, the most visited city in the world and there is no argument as to why. Whether it’s the romance of the city you crave, immersing yourself in the cities long and fascinating history or the gastronomy which has been declared “world intangible heritage” by UNESCO, there is no doubt, Paris is the most…
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