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  • October 10, 2014
    A glitzy glass floor adorns Eiffel Tower

    The icon of Paris – Eiffel Tower – gets a glitzy new glass floor. With dramatic views from the 57-meter (187-foot) drop from the 125-year-old landmark’s first level, the transparent walkway is the latest in the series of glass-floored walkways around the world, including Chicago’s Willis Tower and Grand Canyon Skywalk. Until now the gloomy […]


  • July 1, 2012
    Don’t forget that breathalyzer while driving in France

    To curb the number of road deaths due to drunk-driving, France has introduced a new law making it compulsory for drivers to carry a breathalyzer kit in their vehicles or risk an on-the-spot fine. Apart from the breathalyzer, all motorists must also have a high-visibility safety vest and a warning triangle with them. International drivers […]


  • February 8, 2012
    Flight delays & disrupts in Israel & France; blame the strikes

    Israel Israel’s main labor union declared a strike on Wednesday that caused delays at Ben Gurion airport, and affected banks, hospitals, government offices, trains, the stock exchange, and more, after talks with the government failed to produce an agreement on the status of workers employed through labor contractors. Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz called the strike […]


  • October 28, 2011
    Thello train service linking Paris-Milan-Venice starts in December

    The tickets for the new train linking Paris, Milan and Venice, called Thello, are already on sale for EUR 35, with the maiden trip on December 11, 2011. The project was born in early January 2011 by a partnerhip between the transport company of Group FS Italiane (Italian Railways) and the French Veolia Transdev to […]


  • October 11, 2011
    Thalys to start services from Brussels Intl. Airport to Paris

    Starting October 30, Thalys will offer the first ever link between Paris and Brussels International Airport. The connection will be available once a day in the morning. The direct train service from Paris Gare du Nord is the first step to a growing connecting network of Brussels Airport to European rail.


  • September 28, 2011
    Lonely Planet puts ten city guides on sale for World Tourism Day, until Friday

    In celebration of World Tourism Day, Lonely Planet is giving away ten bestselling City Travel Guide apps for iPhone and iPod for US$1.99 (normally US$5.99). (Sale prices in other regions: AU$1.99, UK £1.49, EU 1,59 €). The sale lasts for three days, so be sure to grab these by Friday. Sound good? Download your the […]


  • April 7, 2011
    Air France & Emirates to begin direct flights to Cape Town

    Air France will begin direct flights to Cape Town beginning November 2011. The new schedule will bring 3 flights per week to Cape Town. Earlier last month, Emirates announced an additional daily flight to and from Cape Town. Earlier this year, Edelweiss Air had also announced a new seasonal flight program from Zurich to Cape […]


  • April 19, 2010
    Lonely Planet offers free iPhone city guides (limited time offer)

    In response to the widespread chaos caused by the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano, Lonely Planet is offering 13 of its European iPhone guides free. ‘Travellers stuck in unfamiliar places need access to practical information as well as suggestions on what to do whilst stranded’, said Tom Hall, Lonely Planet Travel Editor. ‘That’s why we’re […]


  • April 12, 2010
    World’s best subways

    Metros are high capacity, high frequency, urban electric transport railway systems. Also known as the subway, underground, and tube, they are distinguished by being separated from all other types of traffic, pedestrians included. When it comes to energy consumption and space occupancy, metros are among the most efficient means of transportation. In 2006, 155 million […]


  • July 13, 2009
    Sunshine insurance offered by travel agency

    Sun-seekers whose holidays are spoiled by bad weather could be reimbursed after French travel agencies launched insurance cover for unwanted interruptions to the sunshine. The insurance policy, launched by holiday groups Pierre et Vacances and FranceLoc, will allow holiday-makers to claim back part of the cost of their trip if they suffer at least four […]


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