Paris

Hipmunk City Love: Best Hotels in Paris Under $100

Hipmunk City Love: Best Hotels in Paris Under $100

Do you want to gaze at the Eiffel Tower, visit the gargoyles at Notre Dame, and climb the steps at the Sacre Coeur? Then start planning your Parisian getaway by booking a room in one of these budget hotels. …

Tentative and Cold in Budapest, Hungary

Tentative and Cold in Budapest, Hungary

Why I went here? My interest with Budapest started a few years ago when I first heard that American Airlines started a direct flight to the city from JFK (no longer the case, btw). After reading about it and watching countless travel videos, I became fascinated with the city and added it as a must visit on my Eastern European itinerary. They also have one of the best Christmas markets in Europe (I went in December). …

My Favorite European Eateries in the World

My Favorite European Eateries in the World

I’ve had my fair share of great food around the world but this article lists my favorite European eateries so far. My Favorite European Eateries London London has become a gastronomy mecca, thanks to its increasing and diverse population. None of this is more prevalent than at the variety of cuisines…

Artistic and Whimsical in Paris, France

Artistic and Whimsical in Paris, France

Why I went here? My first time to Paris was in 2009, when it was part of my “grand tour”. It was the second of the major European capitals I visited. I returned in 2011 to meet up with friends and to connect to a trip to Turkey. Paris is one of the cities I’ve read and studied a lot over the years. It was always something of a dream to visit here and practice what little French is left in my memory. …