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Etretat is a small seaside village at the coast of Normandy, France. This village, with only 2000 inhabitants, is located about two hours away from Paris. The best time to visit is during spring. It’s really crowded during summer as it is the perfect place to relax and to go fishing or sailing. I fell in love with this place and couldn’t stop visiting. I think I’ve been there four times already. The most beautiful thing in this area are the white cliffs. You can hike all the way to the top and the view is amazing. First things first: hiking the cliffs Don’t forget to hike the cliffs. This is the main reason to visit. There’s a path and it’s a steep climb but the view is worth it. It’s breathtaking and even better at sunset. You have two sides. One side will lead you all the way along…

Do you ever think about the history of a place? The many secrets and hidden gems. The people from the past, each of them with their own thoughts and stories. This happens to me all the time. I find it interesting to dig deeper and to find a connection with a place. Paris is one of those places that looks like a postcard. So many neighborhoods. So many perspectives. So many angles. It’s a dream. Imagine a hot summer night along the Seine, sipping a glass of wine and the perfect setting of the Eiffel Tower in the background. Let your mind wander into the present, the future and maybe even the past. Take it all in. What does the city look like at this very moment in time? What will it look like in 50 years from now? But most important… what did it look like in the past century? Le…

Last year I was lucky enough to spend Christmas in Paris. Christmas in the city of lights, it had to be worth it. And yes, it was! I went there for three days and it is nearly impossible to see everything in such a short time.  We decided to act like a tourist and stick to the highlights. The best way to travel to Paris: Thalys. It will only take one hour and a half to get there. The train arrives at Gare Du Nord, which is basically in the middle of the city. Tip: if you are under age 25, make sure to visit on weekends and public holidays. An unlimited ticket for metro will only cost you 1,85 euros per day. Metro is the best way to travel around in Paris. The city is so big that it is almost impossible to travel by foot (unless you’re a hiking fan…