Category: Paris

Top 10 Reasons to Travel in Fall

So long, sweet summer. The air is crisp, school is back in session and literally everything tastes like, smells like, looks like and feels like pumpkin. Regardless of your sentiments toward the season, autumn is the ultimate time to travel. Don’t believe us? Here are the top 10 reasons (in no particular order) why you …

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Calvin’s Top 3: Amsterdam, Paris & London

If asked for your top travel moments, could you sum it up into just three points? Probably not. I interviewed EF College Break traveler, Calvin, after his first international trip to Amsterdam, Paris and London and gave him the harrowing task of boiling his favorite moments down into three points in three categories. Here’s what …

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6 Reasons to Visit London & Paris this Year

Europe doesn’t get more classic than London and Paris. With countless films set in each city, architectural icons you could recognize in your sleep and the budding romance you’re sure to experience before you even set foot in either, speak volumes to why London and Paris are top-ranking travel destinations. Lucky for you, you can …

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One Day in Paris

  Bonjour! You’ve arrived in Paris, and have one day to taste and see it all. What’re you waiting for? The clock starts now.   Hot, buttery croissants: flaky, delicious and totally French. You’ll want two. Pair it with a cafe creme and you’re off to a great start.   Hop the Mo, Paris’ venerable …

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Our Travelers: Carson Coffey on London, Paris & Rome

Finding the time and means to travel may seem daunting, but with a little research it isn’t impossible. I sat down with Carson Coffey, a solo traveler who recently went on Ultimate Break’s London, Paris and Rome trip this past December. We chatted about her first trip abroad, her favorite moments and what she has planned …

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Tips on Tipping: Europe

The topic of tipping is enough to stir up minor anxiety when traveling to a new place.  While it’s commonplace for those of us from the States, the rules change by country, situation and region – confused yet? Don’t be. To avoid an awkward faux pas abroad, give these tips on tipping a look. Basic moolah tips …

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Pictures of the Week: Week of 2/1/16

We are switching up how we do Pictures of the Week and focusing on a new destination every week. This week, shout out to The City of Lights, Paris for stealing our hearts and our Instagrams. Want to see your pictures featured on the blog next week? Use #efcollegebreak for your shot at Travel Blog stardom. …

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5 Highlights of Europe You Didn’t Know Existed

The London Eye. Eiffel Tower. Guinness Factory. Big, iconic landmarks that are a huge draw for travelers considering the Highlights of Europe trip. But what about the hidden gems? Learning the lesser-known history of a destination, finding a hole-in-the-wall bar or restaurant and blending in like a local are how the best travel memories are …

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Paris, Je T’aime.

The City of Love is truly a city to love. Read on to see our travelers’ pictures and why EF College Break loves Paris.   “I love the feelings you get when you are in Paris—nostalgic but very present; a connectedness that you can’t explain, as if you belong there. A cosmopolitan city with seemingly simpler values; …

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