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7 things to do in Venice, Italy
19th April 2016 by Emma's Travel Tales
Venice is definitely one of the cities that I love and that I try to return to often. I'm actually going to be spending four days there at the end of June with my family before we head to Sorrento and I cannot wait to get back to a city I adore so much. Having been to the city probably around 20 times (told you I like to take advantage of being so close by flight!) here are some of the best things to do in Veniceâ€¦ 1. Get lost If you're a first time visitor to Venice, or even if...
Romantic destination ideas for Valentines Day
23rd February 2021 by Andy
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and you may start feeling like you’re scrambling for ideas to make this day a special one with your significant other. And you are just in luck! V-Day in 2022 falls on a Monday meaning you can extend the celebrations into a long weekend and make it all the more romantic. So, how exactly should you spend your romantic couple of days this year? We’ve picked out the best destination ideas for this Valentine’s Day right here for you:Paris, FranceParis is...
Free things to do in Paris
18th February 2021 by Andy
Known as one of the world’s most romantic cities, Paris can easily be found on anyone’s Bucket List of places to visit. But city life can be expensive so we've put together a list of some of the best things you can do in Paris - for free!Paris Walking TourSandeman organises an excellent and FREE walking tour of the city of Paris that will take you through the city’s top local attractions. Stroll by the banks of the river Seine, stand in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower or discover the...
Venice on a budget
22nd January 2021 by Paul
Venice is incredibly beautiful; it is just one of Europe’s many treasures. But it is also very expensive. Knowing this is the first step so that you can take the time to research your trip and create a plan, allowing you to have fun without emptying your bank account. Today I will be explaining a few of the key ways to save a few extra bucks when travelling through Venice.Package dealsIt goes without saying, but search for travel deals on a comparison website like Travelscoop. Our Venice...
Venice - Love it or hate it?
19th July 2012 by Emma's Travel Tales
Whenever the subject of the Italian city of Venice comes up in conversation there’s always a split in the proverbial camps. There are always people who say they’ve been to Venice and adored it and would love to return and then there are always people who say something along the lines of â€˜oh isn’t Venice smelly and dirty?’ I’ve found that a lot of the time the people who are in the latter camp haven’t actually even been to the city and yet have preconceived ideas about it.I’m...
Paris vs Airbnb
18th April 2018 by Stuart
It's "baguettes at dawn" as the row between the city of Paris and online home rental company Airbnb escalates ...and it looks like Paris might win. What's been happening? Paris officials are taking Airbnb to court claiming more than 43,000 homes listed on the site are unregistered with the French government. The city already restricts homeowners to renting out their homes for no more than 120 days a year, but if the ruling goes in their favour, up to 84% of Airbnb's Paris rentals could be...
The other side of Paris
1st March 2021 by HappyTimeBlog
Paris. Midnight in Paris. Gay Paree. The City of Lights. The City of Romance. Need I carry on? Everyone knows the glamorous Hollywood version of France’s capital city. So much so that there have been reports of Paris-induced depression, suffered by disappointed tourists who arrive to find that the streets aren’t filled with mimes, no-one really wears a beret, and the Champs-Elysées is more super-cher than super-chic.While you can hunt down the old Parisian stereotypes if you’re really...
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