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How to spend the perfect Christmas holiday in Paris

There is something about the romanticism of the French culture mixed in with the grandeur of the architecture that makes me fall in love with it more and more each time I visit it. And the beauty of this city lies in the fact that it is picture perfect no matter what time of the year you decide to go. Some like it better when the weather is warm and the fresh flowers are blooming all over the city, while others prefect Paris when it rains and leaves ominous dew lining the street. But if you have the chance, try visiting Paris over Christmas time for a perfect escape filled with the best shopping, food and sights to see. They don’t call it the city of lights for nothing as every street and corner is decorated with twinkling decorations. The Christmas Markets Paris has joined the ranks of having some…

City Guide: Budapest

This central European city has quickly become one of the “must-see” destinations for tourists both young and old traveling around the continent. Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage List for cultural and architectural significance of the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue in 1987, the Hungarian capital city of Budapest is a vibrant city filled with history and culture with an exciting youthful presence. While on exchange during my third year of university, I had the pleasure of spending a long weekend in Budapest. Looking to spend a couple of days in this great city? Here’s how to make the most of your trip! Getting There Only a few short hours away from many of the major European cities, Budapest is easily accessible bus, rail or by discount airlines such as Ryan Air, Easy Jet and Wiz Air. The capital area used to be two…