• France
  • Why Visit the Louvre

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      I like being outside rather than couped up in a museum, although the Louvre is an exception. Situated on the Rive Droite, the Louvre houses almost 40 000 interesting historical and art objects that range from prehistoric times until the 21st century. It is also one of the most visited museums in the world, […]

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  • Jardin Des Plantes, Paris

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    If you’re a lover of nature, greenery, foliage, flowers and all the other wild plants out there, the Jardin des Plantes is definitely for you. Situated near the Latin Quarter in Paris, the original name of the garden gives us a clue as to its function: Jardin royal des plantes médicinales (the royal medicinal garden). The garden was founded […]

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  • Navigating Rive Droite, Paris

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    The locals call the right or northern bank of the river Seine in Paris the Rive Droite. The area is saturated with famous attractions.  You’ll find the Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars, L’Arc de Triomphe,  La Place de la Concorde, Les Jardins de Tuileries and Le Louvre on this side of the river. They’re all conveniently placed almost parallel to the river. Walking […]