• France
  • Sunset at Sacré-Coeur

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      The full name of this well-known landmark is… The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris (the Sacred Heart part of it refers to Jesus’ heart). A little further out of the way than most of the central attractions in Paris, this popular Catholic church is situated at the highest point of Montmarte in the 18th arrondissement. Receiving millions […]

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  • Le Marais, Paris

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      On the north side of Paris, over on the Rive Droite,  you’ll find a funky neighbourhood that spans the third & fourth arrondissement: Le Marais. Today Le Marais area hosts a large Chinese community and is known as the centre of LGBT culture in Paris. It’s also filled with art, beautiful buildings, green squares and cute cafés. […]

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  • 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, […]