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Top 3 Cities that are Every Collector’s Haven

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Some people travel for the landscape, others for the night scene. If you’re the type of traveler though who can’t go home empty-handed because you simply must add something to your collection, whatever it may be, then you shouldn’t miss out on these collector’s havens. These cities will certainly satisfy all of your cravings.

Photography and San Francisco


Without a doubt, San Francisco is home to the most valuable collections of photography. The galleries here are neither overpriced nor intimidating, so even if you’re just starting a small collection at home, you’ll surely cozy up to the idea of scouring the collections here.
If you’re a newcomer in SF trying to take the unbeaten path, you should go straight to Gallery 291. Interesting printing techniques using gums, gelatin and platinum are showcased in this joint. You can even take a look at the gallery owner’s office to see works by Jock Sturges and Ansel Adams.


Travel Guide: Paris holiday in July

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A Paris holiday in July can get pretty exciting. We remind you that tourism in the City of Lights is at its peak this month and their museums and other Paris best destinations can get pretty crowded. The locals though will most likely be having an exodus, having a vacation in Spain or the French Riviera. So July can be pretty nice for tourists and travelers while the locals get pretty claustrophobic of their beautiful city.

The weather in Paris will be around 15 degrees Celsius through 25 degrees Celsius so walking around the city will not be an issue. The sunny terraces are very inviting for those who want to enjoy a glass of drink. You may also be lucky to catch some items for your collections back home since there are a lot of good deals to grab during some Paris summer sales.


The Best Oyster Bars in the World

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There is so much meat in the world and there is only so much of it we can eat before the taste fatigue comes in or the faintly detected health issues come out. When you get tired of eating chicken, pork and meat, the best recourse would be to scope out how seafood is being served up.

For that sudden piscetarian streak in your appetite, there is nothing better to try than an oyster bar. Check out the best oyster bars and see if there is one right in your corner.

United States Oyster Bars

The Marshall Store



Top 10 of the Best Party Hotels

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Part of what defines a getaway is the freedom from responsibility. A new place, some refreshing faces and warm bodies, no reservations. Cutting away the puppet strings from the people we have to answer to and the paperwork on our desks is what a vacation should be. So spread your wings a little and go wild in one of the best venues in the country – the hotel.

Believe it or not hotels have the most chill places to lounge or bump and grind the night away. There are the infinity pools, rooftop bars selling the most knockout drinks, the restaurants and hotel-based clubs which only allow A-listers to go through and not to mention the grand rooms which can house concerts or large events. In this list we have compiled the best places to get down for a wild night.


Top 10 Shopping Districts of Paris

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Paris is world famous for its impeccable fashion sense. It remains as the top fashion centre in the world and attracts millions of shoppers from around the world every year. Though there are numerous shops in Paris, there are few shopping districts and shops whether for designer shopping, fashion following or window shopping that one cannot miss or shall not miss.

Paris Department Stores District (Boulevard Haussmann) – This district is a small shopping world in itself. It has some world’s best department stores like Galeries Lafayette Department store and Printemps Department Store famous stores for men and women’s designer wear, home furnishing and jewelry. Bazaar De’L Hotel De Ville is known for its home furnishing goods.

Avenue Des Champs Elysees – Champs Elysees is one of the most expensive and classy shopping district in the world and houses brands like Louis Vuitton, Versace, Cartier and also trendy shops like Zara and GAP.


Paris holiday: Modern marvels you must see

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Paris offers a lot for travelers and if you already covered the basics of Paris, then it is time to go for the younger and newer face of the city.

Palais de Tokyo

Enter the hallways of this modern art museum and you should prepare your eyes for amazing artworks ranging from whimsical, bizarre, and the surreal. The terrace offers a great view of the Eiffel Tower while you enjoy a night of good food, drinks, and some music.

Centre Pompidou

The Centre Pompidou in Paris houses Europe’s biggest collection of modern art which includes works of Picasso and Matisse. The Pompidou is among the most popular museums in Paris because aside from its art collection the structure o the building itself is fascinating. It is an inside-out structure designed by Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano back in the 1970s. Aside from the museum of modern art, Centre Pompidou is also home to a public library and a research center for acoustics and music.


25 Things you can do in Europe for free

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With the tough economy and unstable exchange rates, going for a holiday in Europe does not come cheap. If you are on a tight budget, every discount or freebie is a big help to stretch you travel money. Here are some of the best things to do in Europe for free:

Watch the sunset at Pliazzale Michelangelo in Florence, Italy

The Piazzale Michelangelo is just a few minutes away from the city center of Florence. The place provides a spectacular view that can be considered as one of the best in Italy. You will also see here one of the fake David’s in Florence. It is great to see this place during the day but it is a different experience when you get there before sunset and watch the sun go down the horizon.

Listen to the choir of Westminster Abbey in London


Paris Tours

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Tour EiffelHmmm….Paris. Who doesn’t want to visit it?

When you go to Paris, there are some great Paris tours you can take part in. If you would like to take Paris tours that take you out of Paris, then you might consider the ones that take you to Versailles. Versailles offers a tour of a musical fountain, or the Hall of Mirrors (state apartments), Versailles Palace and, of course, Chatres, which is the centerpiece of their Christianity.

If you would like to take Paris tours that keep you inside of Paris, you can take Paris tours that include the Paris l’Open Tour which takes you on an exploration of all Paris encompasses, historically, romantically and fashionably. There also tours that go through Champs Elysees, the Grande Louvre Museum and the Eiffel Tower. If these aren’t enough to whet your appetite, then you can always find Paris tours that take you to see the “real” Paris, such as the Paris tours that will take you to the Montmartre and the flea market.