Guest Post: Road Tripping in France

For many people, the thought of a road trip immediately sparks images of one place: America. Whether it’s a romantic notion to follow in the footsteps of Jack Kerouac, or simply the thought of conquering one of the world’s largest continents, America is somehow widely regarded as the ultimate driving…

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A Different Trip to Paris

  Paris is the perfect destination for everything from a quick weekend city break to a longer European holiday, and since it’s so easy to reach from England it can even make a fantastic day trip. I could easily visit this beautiful, romantic city at least once a year, especially…

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Guest Post: The Best Sightseeing Lille has to Offer

While millions of travellers flock to France each year, relatively few realize that Lille, a city north of Paris, is a wonderful tourist destination. Not only is it the fourth largest metropolis in France, it is beautifully situated along the Deûle River not far from the Belgian boarder. In 2000,…

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Best Day Trips to France

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With transport links constantly improving, it’s easier and faster than ever to get out of the UK and explore Europe. Bargain flights make a weekend break a real possibility, but what about an overseas daytrip? It seems a bit ambitious, but in fact it’s very easy to hop on a ferry…

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Postcard From… Biarritz, France

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Welcome to this week’s Postcard From – the feature where I chat to some lucky explorer about their recent travels. If you would like to take part please get in touch – eluxton@hotmail.co.uk or @em_luxton – I would love to hear from you! This week, it’s the turn of Hannah, a 26…

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Postcard From… Paris

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Welcome to this week’s Postcard From – the feature where I chat to some lucky explorer about their recent travels. If you would like to take part please get in touch – eluxton@hotmail.co.uk – I would love to hear from you! This week, it’s the turn of Elizabeth Monaghan, a…

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Postcard From… Paris

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Welcome to this week’s Postcard From – the feature where I chat to some lucky explorer about their recent travels. If you would like to take part please get in touch – eluxton@hotmail.co.uk – I would love to hear from you! Continuing on the theme of great photography from last…

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Disneyland Paris – Day Five – Magical Meetings

Walt Disney Studios Paris

The greatest parts of a Disneyland® Paris holiday are the TV-perfect magical moments on offer. Like kids young enough to still believe in magic meeting their heroes, their happy faces full of wonder and excitement. The swarms of young girls waiting to meet Princesses at their pavilion in Fantasy Land,…

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Disneyland Paris – Day Four – Disney Dreams

Disney seem to find something to celebrate every year, providing a brand new marketing opportunity as well as making each trip to a Disney park unique. I’ve helped Disney World, Florida celebrate the Millennium in January 2000 and the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Disney theme park franchise in 2005, I’ve…

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Day Four – A Very Rainy Day in Paris

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Thursday 7th June 2012 “Which way now?” “I don’t know! Um, left? Try left.” At that moment, the driver of the car to our right decided that he would also like to go left, and proceed to jam his Renault into to the two foot gap between our bonnet and…

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