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Paris Restaurant Guide – by Arrondissement

Paris is known for its many wonderful restaurants; after all the French are the connoisseurs of the good life. It has been said “you can’t get a bad meal in Paris”. Well, we have had several bad meals (especially in some of the tourist trap restaurants of the Latin Quarter). We would like to amend the …

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Follow Your Nose to These Food Streets in Paris

Paris has a myriad of restaurants, bars, and specialty shops clustered throughout the city’s twenty arrondissements. In need of a French comic book or two? Visit the row of comic book shops on rue Dante in the 5th Arrondissement. In Paris, restaurants featuring a wide variety of cuisine are also found gathered together in concentrated areas. …

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Paris Museum Restaurants: A Delicious Pastime

When visiting a museum in Paris, it is good to keep in mind that Paris cultural institutions are also home to restaurants that are as delicious as their exhibits. INSIDER TIP: Reservations are highly recommended, not just on the weekend. If you are not fluent in French, I recommend using this website to make your reservations. …

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What To Do In Amsterdam: Top Amsterdam Attractions That You NEED To Put On Your Itinerary

What to Do in Amsterdam: Top Amsterdam Attractions You NEED On Your Itinerary Up there with Paris and Rome, Amsterdam holds the title as one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in the world. It has the best of cities and towns, which makes people continue to visit. There are international restaurants, lively nightlife, …

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12 Best Places to Visit in the Cotswolds

Discover The Best Cotswolds Villages The Cotswolds is home to some of England’s most rural, unspoiled, historic, and well-known villages in Britain. Moreover, stately homes, cottages, barns, pubs, and shops made from the honey-colored stone found naturally in the area dot the rolling hills with charm and symmetry. Bucolic villages right out of an Agatha …

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Beautiful Bergmannkiez: A Glimpse into Pre-war Berlin

Have you ever heard of Bergmannkiez? When traveling through Germany, especially in Berlin and the north of the country, at some point you’ll come across the word ‘kiez’. Pronounced ‘keetz’, kiezes are these smaller locales. There are many kiezes in Berlin, but some stand out from the pack. When roaming through the western end of Berlin’s …

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EuropeUpClose Best Travel Secrets

Every traveler has learned from his or her experience. We tapped our EuropeUpClose writing crew to share their best travel secret. We asked them to either tell us their best travel tip or their favorite undiscovered destination. Go Local: By Hannah May It’s not a secret as such, but one way I really benefit from …

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Discover Ireland’s Dingle Peninsula

The Dingle Peninsula is a 40-mile finger of land jutting into the Atlantic from Ireland’s southwestern shore, as far west as the mainland goes. The next parish, as the local folks say, is Boston. The Dingle’s stark beauty, rich history, and warm hospitality enchant visitors from around the world.  I’m one of them. The coastline …

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