Top 5 sights in Strasbourg

Top 5 sights in Strasbourg

Multicultural and cosmopolitan Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace, has been for centuries one of the cultural and financial capitals of France. Several important institutions of the European Union are located in Strasbourg, so there is no shortage of rich dignitaries and restaurants and shops to make them feel at home, and the hefty student population keeps the city vibrant all all hours of day and night. Strasbourg's dining scene and nightlife are definitely enough to attract holiday-makers,... [ read more ]

10 free things to do in Paris

10 free things to do in Paris

Paris, the city of lovers, is not always the cheapest place for a holiday. Travelers of all budgets love Paris, from the luxury travelers who stay in bohemian boutique hotels overlooking Champs Elysees to backpackers on a shoestring come to Paris in search of art, culture and excitement. But the French capital can be hard on your budget, especially if you want to have a few typically Parisian experiences, like drinking a cafe au lait in a pavement cafe, seeing the city from the top of the Tour E... [ read more ]

The best tourist attractions in Versailles

The best tourist attractions in Versailles

Contrary to popular belief, Versailles is not merely the lavish former residence of the kings of France. The name of the palace comes from the city where it is located, Versailles.  As the wealthiest city in France, Versailles has more to show than the chateau, its most famous attraction. If you're planning a daytrip to Versailles from Paris, then you will have plenty of things to occupy you in the palace, but if you want to linger around for a few days, there are other things worth seeing too,... [ read more ]