tips for paris

Tips for visiting Paris when you don’t speak French

If you are planning a trip to Paris and you don’t speak French, you may worry about the effect the language barrier will have on your trip. Maybe you are apprehensive about interacting with local French people; we all know the stereotype of the rude Parisian. In reality, locals can be quite friendly and the language barrier can be overcome, but often it’s a question of approach.
Here are three tips to help you enjoy your trip to Paris when you don’t speak French.

When Couchsurfing sparked and shaped an

When Couchsurfing helped spark and shape an idea

At the time of one of her CS stays in Turkey,Sarah was helping a friend with a creative project that did not pan out. One day, her host asked her a simple question : “When are you going to do something for yourself?” That one question had a lasting impact on her mind and sparked an idea, that took form during the course of her travels and couchsurfing experiences across Europe.

Florence bridge

Exploring Florence on foot

Florence had been a hub for art and culture through the Middle Ages, and in fact, was a model for the Renaissance culture.With the likes of Michelangelo, Vespucci, Leonardo Da Vinci,Dante and later,even Florence Nightingale and Gucci, the city has attracted or raised some of the best minds throughout. It was very interesting to get…

Berlin Dom and TV Tower

15 things to do and see in Berlin

Recently, I visited Berlin and loved the vibe of the city! It seems to be so very lively and there are numerous things to see and do.There were several places I wanted to visit and areas I wanted to explore, but didn’t have enough time for everything. Now, I really want to plan a second…

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I got some Blogger love ! Liebster Award (x2)

I have been showered with blogger love lately; I am so happy! I have been nominated twice for the Liebster Award by the lovely Henar from Wanderwings and Meg from megswanderings, and have also been nominated thrice for another award! This post has been long overdue, so I’ll just start off by telling you folks a…

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My foodie experience in Florence

Florence- I would often get dreamy-eyed thinking about visiting the city. All the stories I had read of the city’s history, art and culture had intrigued me, and the fact that a conference was to be held in the city was a push to finally plan that trip. During my stay, I sure did walk…