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30 km/h speed limits: what benefits for cities?

What are the new regulations in Paris? As of Monday August 30, 2021, the speed limit is 30 km/h on almost all streets in the capital. Until now, about 60% of the Parisian territory was already subject to this speed limit. From now on, it is almost the entire city, except for the ring road and ...

01
Sep
2021

5 good reasons to go to London in autumn

1- To walk in the Kew gardens Despite its 8 million inhabitants, the English capital is home to many green spaces that take on flamboyant colors in autumn. The Kew Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is undoubtedly one of the city's most beautiful parks. A walk through these 120-hectare botan ...

18
Oct
2022

Vienna: visit the capital of Austria

Presentation Currently the capital of Austria, Vienna occupies a crossroads position in the heart of Central Europe. Crossed by the Vienna River, which gave it its name, and the Danube River, this beautiful city attracts millions of tourists every year. This city was the capital of the Holy Roma ...

20
Apr
2009

Madrid: monuments and places to see

Presentation The capital of Spain, Madrid is also the country's largest and most populous city. This contrasting destination combines the modern infrastructure of an economic, financial and administrative center with a rich architectural and artistic heritage. Having become the capital of Spain ...

23
Feb
2009

Malaysia: the 5 best things to do in Kuala Lumpur

1- Discover the city from above at the KL Tower When you arrive in the Malaysian capital, you usually think of going to admire the famous Petronas Towers, the twin towers that are one of the city's emblems. And yet, one of the best ways to get an overview of this metropolis is to go to another t ...

23
Nov
2022

A Christmas market on the Champs-Elysées: an exceptional event

minations have been using new generation diodes that reduce the energy bill shared by merchants and the Paris City Hall by 70%. Christmas markets in the capital In addition to the Christmas market on the Champs-Elysées, several places in the capital organize their own Christmas market: Santa Cla ...

20
Nov
2008

The Techno Parade makes the capital dance

the initiative of the Technopol association. For more than ten years now, this event has been making electronic music resonate in the streets of the capital. Every year, the parade makes a different route in the city. It usually takes place on the third weekend of September and offers a unique o ...

26
Aug
2011

Tourism: 5 good reasons to go to Taiwan

See this post on Instagram A post shared by Gina (@gina12468) on 4 Feb. 2019 at 5:51 PST 2- To visit Taipei Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, is of course among the island's must-see attractions. As there is a lot to do and see there, dedicate at least four days of your ...

13
Mar
2019

Côte d'Azur: the city of Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

tage List as a 'winter resort city of the Riviera' is a tremendous recognition for the architectural, landscape and urban heritage of the Côte d'Azur capital. The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, described UNESCO's decision as a "historic event, unique in our history for its dimension and impac ...

28
July
2021

Christmas markets: 4 European cities famous for their markets

sitsalzburg) 3- Budapest During the Advent season, the Budapest Christmas Market brings together the best of Hungarian craftsmanship. In the capital, the main Christmas markets are found around Vörösmarty Square and in front of St Stephen's Basilica. They bring together more than a hun ...

08
Dec
2021

Tourism: 5 good reasons to visit Malaysia

beforehand such as tetanus and hepatitis A, you will never feel that you are putting your health at risk. The cities, especially Kuala Lumpur the capital, offer an amazing mix of traditional architecture and all-out modernity, noticeable especially in the many skyscrapers under construction. ...

16
Nov
2022

Visit Los Angeles: the main monuments and museums

nd Melrose Avenue. Don't forget to take a trip to the beaches of Santa Monica and Venice Beach. Beautiful museums Los Angeles isn't just the movie capital of the world. It also owes its cultural influence to its numerous and superb museums. The LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is one o ...

27
Jan
2009

Expo Rose : an international rose exhibition in Grasse

An ode to the rose The Côte d'Azur capital of perfumes, Grasse is also the place where the delicate Centifolia rose is grown, used by the most prestigious perfumers. It was therefore only natural that the city of Grasse pay tribute to the rose by dedicating an annual event to it. Expo Rose has ...

07
May
2014

Bordeaux: a doubly rewarded tourist destination

Bordeaux, European capital of intelligent tourism 2022 It is nicknamed the Sleeping Beauty and yet the city of Bordeaux is more dynamic and forward-looking than ever! It has indeed been chosen as European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 (2022 European Capital of Smart Tourism) jointly with the cit ...

03
Nov
2021

Food shopping: 5 advantages of online shopping in Paris

igibility of your address. To find out if you can have your groceries delivered to your home, simply enter your postcode. All the districts of the capital are served and many delivery slots are offered, generally between 7am and 10pm. If you are not eligible for home delivery, you can choose a ...

17
Dec
2021

Valentine's Day: 3 romantic destinations in Europe

e website Wethrift, the most romantic city in the world is London in the UK. London takes the top spot in this ranking, ahead of Paris, the French capital of love and Barcelona in Spain. This ranking is based on 8 criteria including the number of couple-friendly activities, the number of roman ...

10
Feb
2022

Flowers: the new Biennial of Arts blossoms in Nice this summer

oms in Nice all summer long The Biennale des Arts of Nice has been a recurring cultural and artistic event in the city since 2013. As the Côte d'Azur capital aspires to become European Capital of Culture in 2028, it is hosting this Biennial for the fifth time this year. After A Summer for Matiss ...

13
June
2022

Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

ions, you can take a trip to the village of Tintagel, a tourist stop rich in souvenir stores, cafes and other businesses. 2- Newquay, the surfing capital If you're more into surfing, beaches and iodine air, you'll love this destination too! Indeed, Cornwall is not only the most southwestern coun ...

23
June
2022

Regards du Grand Paris: a free photo exhibition in Île-de-France

A photographic journey in Île-de-France Reviews of Greater Paris is a photographic journey that has been installed in some forty sites in Paris and its close suburbs until October 23, 2022. Very diverse places such as public transport, the public space of Greater Paris, the construction site of ...

02
Aug
2022

Tourism: 5 things to know about the Ourcq Canal

ons. Originally, its purpose was to provide Paris with drinking water. It was Napoleon who decided to create a canal linking the Ourcq River to the capital in order to remedy serious water supply problems. Once completed, this canal allowed both to supply Paris with drinking water and to open ...

17
Aug
2022