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This is the Crowd in Front of Monalisa at Louvre Museum (Paris, France).

This is the Crowd in Front of Monalisa at Louvre Museum

Planning to see Monalisa at Louvre Museum with a few pairs of eyes staring at Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece? Good luck with that! Getting closer to the painting? Hmmmnnn… You really have to be patient and brave as you slowly snake your way to the front view. Don’t worry about a couple of stops – […]

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Travel Recap – Where Did My Wanderlust Take Me in 2017?

Travel Recap – Where Did My Wanderlust Take Me in 2017?

Happy New Year, Everyone! I hope you start 2018 with a loud bang of laughter, fireworks, clinking glasses and oozing positivity of the year ahead. It’s day 1 of 2018, so, it’s always good to look forward to something unknown. Whatever your plans are for this year, I hope it includes going away from a […]

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Travel Itinerary: A Perfect Day in Lyon (France).

Travel Itinerary: A Perfect Day in Lyon

Remarkably, France is a cultural epicenter, a place renowned for having the most famous artists in the world and home to spectacular cities including Paris and Lyon. While Lyon is, without doubt, an opulent city, it caters to the need of everyone. Moreover, Lyon has gained a reputation as the second most important city in […]

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View of Paris From the Top of Eiffel Tower (France).

I Climbed the Eiffel Tower in Paris and These are the Views From Up There

I climbed the Eiffel Tower in Paris and these are the views from up there! Okay, I didn’t literally climbed the iron-wrought stairs because my companion hated the idea. But, we negotiated and agreed that we’re going down on foot. Money-Saving Tip in Paris What can I say about Paris? It’s anyone’s dream destination – […]

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The Eiffel Tower at Night - Is it Really Romantic? (Paris, France)

The Eiffel Tower at Night – Is it Really Romantic?

Is the Eiffel Tower at night really romantic? Hmmm, that’s a million kisses question I’d attempt to answer. The answer is both yes and no. But then, I’m single and I travel solo, so, you may not take my word for this. And also because I have different views about romance. LOL… 😀 The Eiffel […]

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Interesting Facts About Paris and the Views From the Arc de Triomphe (France).

Interesting Facts About Paris and the Views From the Arc de Triomphe

“Paris is always a good idea,” says Audrey Hepburn. And I couldn’t agree more. Yes, Paris is very very touristy but its charm is timeless and appealing to all types of travellers. Whether you are a backpacker, a flashpacker or a luxurious jetsetter, Paris has got something to offer. Yes, Paris is one of the […]

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Arc de Triomphe in Paris (France).

At Arc de Triomphe in Paris, All Twelve Avenues Meet Here

At Arc de Triomphe in Paris, all twelve avenues meet here. And they’re all straight streets that you could easily follow to the end of nowhere. From the centre of Place Charles de Gaulle, the avenues spread out like tentacles of an octopus. When you’re standing from the top of this monstrous monument, you’ll see […]

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City Skyline: Lyon Panorama From the Hilltop (France).

City Skyline: Lyon Panorama From the Hilltop

If there’s one thing that I regret visiting Lyon (in the central east part of France), that would be – I only stayed for two nights. A city with so much to offer, why did I think of staying there in such a short time? I don’t know the answer to that – but I […]

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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière Guards the City of Lyon (France).

Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière Guards the City of Lyon

If Rio de Janeiro has the statue of Christ the Redeemer looking after the city, Lyon has Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Yes, it’s not a statue with open arms but a basilica sitting on top of a mountain. You can’t miss it – and every local knows where it is. It may look far […]

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The Well-Manicured Gardens of Chateau de Versailles (France).

The Well-Manicured Gardens of Chateau de Versailles

The well-manicured gardens of Chateau de Versailles is so huge you need two to three hours to explore its entirety. Unless, of course, if you choose to ride on a golf cart around – for an additional fee. In fact, I never had the chance to explore half of it. I was there for four […]

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