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Beautiful and Affordable Stays in Paris

When you think of finding a place to stay in Paris, it's usually an extravagant and expensive place that you would never dream to afford. Sure, there are plenty of those options, but when I was looking for places to stay during my trip, I was presently surprised by the number of affordable options (€200… Continue reading Beautiful and Affordable Stays in Paris

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To Do In: Barcelona, Spain

The first time I visited Barcelona this semester, I saw all the sites, but wasn't there long enough to really appreciate the culture. The second time I went, I was there for longer, not by choice. My flight back to Paris was actually cancelled because of a French air traffic strike. So my friends went… Continue reading To Do In: Barcelona, Spain

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Day trip from Paris: Champagne, France

Reims is in the Champagne region of France. The TGV (high-speed train) from Paris only took 45 minutes. First, we went on a tour of the Pommery Champagne House, which was very interesting. The tour was 90 km underground in the chalk caves. It was a mixture between history, the champagne-making process, and art displays.… Continue reading Day trip from Paris: Champagne, France

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Day trip from Paris: Fontainebleau

My first trip outside of Paris was a last minute decision to go to Château de Fontainebleau. We took the metro, a train, and a bus to get there. We also got lost walking, even though it’s a huge palace and we should have seen it from where we were. Once we arrived, it was obvious that… Continue reading Day trip from Paris: Fontainebleau