7 Things You Need to Know About the French Revolution

7 Things You Need to Know About the French Revolution

Today we say salute to the French people and we wish them a Happy 14th of July!

As most of you might now, today is the National Day in France. A day when French people all over the world celebrate the day they gained their freedom and Bastille was destroyed piece by piece. And I mean literally piece by piece. Keep on reading to discover what I mean by that.

7 Facts About the French Revolution

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7 Tips and Warnings When Visiting Nice

7 Tips and Warnings When Visiting Nice

Who here likes France?

I must admit that for me France is a peculiar country and that visiting Nice was an interesting experience. Although it bears a large European tradition, France is quite different from any other country I have ever visited. It has a crazy magnetism that draws people towards it and a certain ‘je m’en fiche’ that makes tourists feel free and relaxed.

Nice is a beautiful place located close to the border with Italy. A combination of turquoise sea and rocky mountains welcomes tourists with the promise of an unforgettable vacation.  However, not all that sparkles is gold! Meaning that not all the glamor is in fact as real as people make it seem. What things should you remember when visiting Nice? Take a look at the following tips and warnings.

visiting Nice
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1. If you travel alone, stay away from areas like Promenade du Paillon, Rue de Belgique, Promenade des Anglais, l’Ariane, Les Moulins, Nice Nord or La Trinite. Or visit these places especially at night if, and I repeat, ONLY if you want to get stalked, followed or harassed.

2. Watch out for pickpockets. They are everywhere, especially in the big crowds or in trams or buses. Pickpockets are very skilled and they can steal your belongings without even noticing. The best tip is to carry the amount of money that you consider appropriate for the day and to stash it somewhere underneath the clothes. Tough times require drastic measures!

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7 Tips and Warnings When Visiting Nice

7 Tips and Warnings When Visiting Nice

Who here likes France?

I must admit that for me France is a peculiar country and that visiting Nice was an interesting experience. Although it bears a large European tradition, France is quite different from any other country I have ever visited. It has a crazy magnetism that draws people towards it and a certain ‘je m’en fiche’ that makes tourists feel free and relaxed.

Nice is a beautiful place located close to the border with Italy. A combination of turquoise sea and rocky mountains welcomes tourists with the promise of an unforgettable vacation.  However, not all that sparkles is gold! Meaning that not all the glamor is in fact as real as people make it seem. What things should you remember when visiting Nice? Take a look at the following tips and warnings.

visiting Nice
Photo source: www.pinterest.com

1. If you travel alone, stay away from areas like Promenade du Paillon, Rue de Belgique, Promenade des Anglais, l’Ariane, Les Moulins, Nice Nord or La Trinite. Or visit these places especially at night if, and I repeat, ONLY if you want to get stalked, followed or harassed.

2. Watch out for pickpockets. They are everywhere, especially in the big crowds or in trams or buses. Pickpockets are very skilled and they can steal your belongings without even noticing. The best tip is to carry the amount of money that you consider appropriate for the day and to stash it somewhere underneath the clothes. Tough times require drastic measures!

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