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Grand Place Lille

Lille is located in French Flanders close to France’s northern border with Belgium. It is the fifth largest French urban area and a great place to visit. You can find more content about Lille on our city page! Due to its location near the border, Lille spreads some of the charm known from other Belgian …

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Préfecture Montpellier

Montpellier is the third largest city in Southern France after Marseille and Nice. After our first visit to Montpellier ended in a snowy disaster earlier this year, I opted for another visit during May. Let’s say I barely even recognized the city the second time around. The first time we arrived, there were about …

Pavillon de Vendôme

Aix en Provence, also simply known as Aix, is the former capital of the Provence, located thirty kilometres north of Marseille. For many the city is the ideal starting point for exploring the Provence and its beautiful lavender fields. You can find more content about Aix en Provence on our city page! While there …

lorence View from Porta San Niccolò

At the beginning of this year I was able to squeeze in a trip to visit my friend that studies in Florence. I have never been to Tuscany before but fell immediately in love with this Italian city – and not just because of the good food. I was blessed with gorgeous weather during …

Grenoble View Point

At the beginning of the 2017 winter period we decided to do a little trip to Grenoble in the South-East of France near the Alps. We were lucky enough to have picked a somewhat snowy weekend, so despite it being cold and grey we also got to see snow for the very first time …

Notre-Dame view

Bonjour travellers,  Hello and welcome back to our Life in Paris series! At the end of September a close friend of mine came for a visit, while Moritz was on his business trip to Cracow. As I don’t have many university courses on Fridays, we decided to use the beautiful sunny weather to visit …

Place des Heros Arras

Bonjour travellers, With Moritz recent work trip to Cracow, a friend of mine visiting and a busy university schedule it has taken me some time to get around writing this new ‘Life in Paris’ post. In the same week that Moritz was able to sneak in a day trip to Le Mans, we also visited …

Menton Promenade du Soleil

Menton is a little gem on the French Riviera bordering with Italy. Its nickname is “Pearl of France” and I can totally agree with that. We went to visit Menton on a day trip from Nice, where we also stopped by Eze and Ventimiglia (in Italy). You can find more content about Menton on …

Salut travellers, Hello and welcome back to our series ‘Life in Paris’. Today I want to tell you about our experience with the European Heritage Days on the 16th and 17th September this year. The European Heritage Days were first organized over thirty years ago by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. Many …

Montevideo Sign

Transportation in Montevideo is very complicated for foreigners. If you want to get around by public transportation, you can only rely on buses. An alternative are taxis and Uber. Check out our city page for more content about Montevideo! There is no rail transportation in Uruguay whatsoever. That also means that there are no …