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Paris: Summer 2022 Deals

Paris, France’s capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture.  Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine.  Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along […]

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Love Loire Valley: Old world villages and storybook chateaux

  Throughout the year, the Loire Valley has much to offer. The best time to visit the Loire Valley is in late spring and summer if you want to get the most out of your vacation and experience the châteaux’s splendor both inside and out. As the days grow longer, the weather warms up, and […]

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France to declassify documents on Algerian war

  The government said on Friday that France will disclose classified police files from the Algerian war 15 years ahead of schedule in order to “look the truth in the eyes.” The files, which cover criminal investigations from 1954 to 1962, are expected to corroborate French authorities’ pervasive use of torture and extrajudicial killings. “With […]

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Over a third of French adults have suffered discrimination at work

According to the 14th edition of a report issued on the 7th of December 2021 by the French human rights defender (Defenseur des Droits), 37% of young people had “experienced prejudice while striving to obtain work.” One out of every five young people stated they have been discriminated against multiple times when job hunting or […]

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Paris: Round-trip Tour of Montmartre Aboard the Little Train

On this tour, you’ll be able to ride a small train through Montmartre‘s streets and enjoy the sights, all while learning about the famous neighbourhood through the onboard commentary.  The area is famous for its bohemian vibe and there are many restaurants, boutiques and quiet corners to explore. You can see the impressive Sacré-Cœur Basilica […]

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France: Negative impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on mental health

  French rights defender Claire Hédon has warned that Covid19 restrictions are having a negative impact on the mental health of young people in France. In the annual report on the rights of the child, Hédon notes that “initial incarceration led to an overall increase in depressive syndromes and even doubled in the 1524 age […]

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Spain, France among the world’s safest countries

Spain and France are among the safest EU nations to visit, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), which has been reporting low infection rates for several weeks.   According to ECDC’s most current weekly data, the bulk of the nations stated above have identified less than 50 Coronavirus infection cases […]

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France no longer allows Moderna COVID booster shots

France‘s High Authority for Health decided on Friday not to inject the innoculation developed by Moderna for the country’s booster vaccination campaign.    The French health regulator decided on 15th of October to no longer allow the Moderna vaccine to be injected as a booster dose against Covid-19. Only Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine is used for the […]

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Paris: The fashion capital of the world

  For a holiday you will always treasure, be sure to visit France. With so much to offer within one country, France hosts the most tourists than any other country in the world.    The cheapest nicest hotels in Sweden. View deals on Tripadvisor From romantic, cultural Paris to the heights of the snow capped […]

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France will declare state of emergency as the Southeast is slammed by flooding

After heavy storms caused major damage in the Gard department in the south east of France, government spokesman Gabriel Attal stated on Wednesday that a state of emergency for natural disasters would be declared next week. The stormy wave that wreaked havoc over southern France on Tuesday was especially active in the Gard, affecting more […]

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France bans US tourists from entering for nonessential travel

    Because the United States has been added on France‘s orange list, unvaccinated Americanswill no longer be allowed to enter the country without restrictions.   After an increase in COVID-19 infection, the EU recommended that Member States implement harsher entry criteria on travelers from the United States, Israel, Kosovo, Montenegro, and North Macedonia. As […]

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Paris is the most expensive city for university students

    The most costly areas to study in France are still Paris and nine other university towns in the central Ile de France region, where the cost of living increased by 2.5 percent for students this year.     On the 18th of August, the Unef student union released its annual study on university […]

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