Home
Tag

Paris

Beyond the Eiffel Tower: 5 Lesser-Known Paris Destinations

Although the beautiful Eiffel Tower is a can’t-miss Paris destination, don’t let your trip stop there. We’ve compiled a list of five of the best lesser-known Paris attractions to help you see all that the City of Love has to offer. Enjoy your trip off the beaten path! (more…)

Street Mapping Paris

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads French creative studio Le3 has put together a beautiful street mapping project of a tiger running the streets of Paris at night: According to L3, no post-production FX was involved - they filmed the lights moving alongside them as they roamed the city. The full video is…

Unveiled at the Paris World Exposition of 1889, the Eiffel Tower was finished despite much skepticism and was nearly scrapped two decades later, but ultimately kept for “its usefulness as a radio tower.” Of course, now it’s the primary tourist landmark in Paris. We trust our hipmunk will come back from his trip with a…

6 Great Travel Reads That Inspire Wanderlust

  This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg.  Reading is one of the pleasures of travel, be it during the journey to get somewhere or as a lazy afternoon treat on a beach or in a new city’s cafe. Here are 6 travel reads that inspired me to keep wandering, sorted by country.  1. The…

Free Things to Do in Paris (via @CameronCRussell)

Writer Taras Grescoe discovers “the art of being authentically Parisian—the art, that is, of tasting, touching, buying, and eating with an extra touch of finesse” in the March 2008 issue of National Geographic Traveler. And even though traipsing around pricey Paris might sound like serious damage to your wallet, not to mention your holiday joie…

© 2015 The Hipmunk Blog

Up ↑