Tag: travel


Extreme Travel Gadgets

Great gadgets can make our lives easier and more efficient and this is especially true when it comes to travel. In recent years, power banks have stolen all of the glory as the must have travel gadget, and for good reason, we rely on our phones for all sort of activities, especially when travelling, such as finding our way around and taking photos, so they are extremely handy. But we delved a little deeper and found some equally great travel gadgets that will simplify your tech and life while you’re travelling. While......

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SFP Presents: Widetrip

For this week’s blog post we’d like to introduce you to our newest partnership, Widetrip! Widetrip is a new hot site for walking tours with locals that are passionate about the city of Paris. Widetrip caters to all visitors eager to discover a different side of Paris with open and engaging tour guides. Meet real Parisians who are committed to their city and genuinely want to share their passion, expertise, and interests with you. Whether you’re interested in architecture, poetry, social economy, or urban legends, Widetrip has it all, available in French, English, and Spanish.......

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Pets in Paris- An Update

Back by popular demand! We’re here with an update of our most popular blog post- Pets in Paris. How to care for a pet in Paris is one of the most common, yet under-publicized issues of expats moving here, so here is everything you need to know about travel, the laws, and life in Paris with your pooch!  ...

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As a lover of animals, I jumped at the opportunity to write a blog post about the newly (and entirely) renovated Paris zoo.  Many tell me that my ‘spirit animal’ is the giraffe, so I figured where better way to touch base with my kin than in this new space.   Re-opened after 170 million euros and 6 years of reconstruction, the Zoological Park of Paris (Parc zoologique de Paris) welcomed 25, 000 people for it’s opening on April 13th. The zoo showcases a more airy space with some 180 species and 1,000 animals......

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They say Denver is reminiscent of Paris in how the Platte River winds through the city, a bit like the Seine runs through Paris.  Although clearly there is no comparison, Denver has charm of it’s own.  If you ever find yourself on that side of the globe, gazing at the majestic Rocky Mountains and a craving for some French cuisine overtakes you, take heart!  We have a list of our favorite, little Francophile addresses to be discovered while in the Mile High City.  From the magical absinthe bar at À Côté  to......

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The festivities are in full swing and there is no shortage of details to be checked off the many lists.  And as it’s only natural to overlook some of the less obvious, yet equally important details during this bustling season, we have decided to do some of this thinking for you. (We will graciously accept your thanks in the form of chocolate, wine, etc…I joke, I joke.)  At the top of this list of ‘unforgottens’ is Home Security.  Although it may not be the most enjoyable factor to consider, take it from......

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