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Facts about the Arc de Triomphe – you can view Paris from its summit |

Facts about the Arc de Triomphe -this historic arch gives a magnificent 360° view of all Paris has to offer (without the height of the Eiffel Tower!) Situated at the top of the Champs Élysées with easy access to the small island through an underground tunnel, the arch sits on without having to cross the 11 […]

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4 of the Best Guided Tours of Paris

Like most capital cities, Paris is best explored by an alternative method of transport. Car parking can be expensive and you really have to know Paris to drive around it.  To make the most of your Paris vacation rental spot, have a look at our recommendations of the best guided tours of Paris.   Bike Tours Trip […]

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Major Sporting Events in Paris 2014

Paris will play host to some of the world’s major sporting events in 2014. From golf to cycling, tennis to horseracing and rugby tournaments, to name but a few profiled below. 2014 is the ideal year for sports fanatic to visit Paris. Vacation rentals and self-catering apartments are ideal as many sporting events take place over several […]

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Events in Paris in Spring 2014

There is no better city in the world than Paris in the Spring. It is the ideal time to visit Paris. Vacation rentals and self-catering apartments are the best accommodation options where you can come and go as you please in the city of lights.  Here we profile the key annual events taking place in […]

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A Guide to Some of the Best Parisian Flea Markets

If you travel to Paris and are staying in a vacation apartment rental you are more than likely going to end up visiting a flea market. Paris’ cobbled streets are full of market stalls and sellers offering everything from vintage Parisian chic clothing to ornate trinkets and more books than you have time to read. […]

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The City of Love vs. The Eternal City – Infographic

Paris, The City of Love and The Eternal City, Rome are two of Europe’s most popular destinations. Both are cities rich in history and culture but boast very different architectural designs and monuments throughout their streets. Take a look above at some of the most famous monuments in Paris and Rome and make up your […]

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The Markets in Paris

Image ref: Courtesy of Wikipedia Paris is a city that has a market or marché for every passion. Every neighbourhood has its own food market, bargain-hunters can choose between chic antiques or bric-a-brac, while there are also more quirky markets dedicated to textiles, flowers and birds. If you plan on a vacation rental apartment visit […]

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10 Historical Facts about Paris

Image ref: Courtesy of MyModernmet.com Paris is a city steeped in history and is most certainly a gem for any tourist seeking cultural fulfilment. Before travelling to Paris to stay in your vacation rental apartment, it is definitely worth knowing about the many facets of the city’s extensive history. Here are 10 interesting historical facts […]

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Sport Weekends in Paris

Getting away for a weekend is a fantastic way to unwind from a busy time at work. Travelling to a city as vibrant and exciting as Paris for that time away is an even better idea as it has so much to offer any visitor. If you want a place to go to with your […]

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What to Pack for a Long Weekend Trip to Paris

It is natural to dream of going on a vacation to the most beautiful city in the world. You must have heard stories from those who have visited the city. They could have told you of how elegant it is, and why the numerous fun-filled activities will make you want to stay. They could also […]

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Spending a Week in Paris

If you are planning to spend a week in Paris, you have made the right decision. You can never be bored when you are in Paris. To ensure that you enjoy yourself to the fullest, you should consider several things before you go. You must choose wisely your accommodation in Paris. The availability of apartment […]

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Why is Paris Known as the City of Love?

If you stay in Paris, you will understand why it is fondly referred to as the city of love. Many people believe that it has something to do with the bright lights that characterise the city. Paris is indeed a magnificent city whose unique lighting evokes romantic feelings. You can view the lights from the […]

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Sporting Events in Paris for the Remainder of 2013

2013 has been an incredibly busy year, and it is only halfway gone. The rest of the year should be equally exciting as the first. That is why you cannot stay in the vacation rentals the whole day, despite them being so inviting. There are so many things to do in terms of sport events. […]

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Buying art from street vendors in Paris, Antique shops and rare booksellers.

Buying art on the street in Paris There are many places to buy Art in Paris; in fact you will probably find one close to your apartment vacation rental but buying an original piece from a street vendor is a fun and unique way to do it. If you have a small budget you can […]

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Shopping in Paris on a Weekend Break

Paris is the world capital of fashion. If your main focus is to shop over your weekend break during your stay at your vacation rental, here are a few tips for the most unique experiences in the best shopping districts. Designer Fashion Faubourg Saint Honore district is the home of the great designers. You will […]

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