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Making Travel Plans to Paris

September 14, 2018 in Blog

Choosing the best time of year to visit Paris:
Deciding on the time of year you want to go to Paris is the first thing you really should do. The weather is the major topic to consider first. Paris has an average of 15 snow days a year mostly rain and damp in the winter with occasional winds and rain. The annual average temperature in Paris is 68°F (20°C) the most pleasant weather of any capital in Europe and the coldest is January at 41°F (5°C). The wettest month is May with an average of 26mm of rain.

August is the slow month for activities. August is their holiday month and many of the attractions are closed. Paris has a skeleton staff during this month. If you want to enjoy many activities, then you may want to choose another month to visit.

Want a first class hotel while you are in Paris? July and August are the best times to be sure of getting the deluxe room you are wanting. There are many students in Paris during July and August so getting a budget room is usually out of the question.

Remember the annual auto show is in late September and early October. The hotels are booked during this time so if you are going to see the car shows get your reservation in early.

I know everyone want to travel on holidays. Paris is not the place to plan your trip on a holiday because most everything closes. There are hardly any activities going on during the holiday seasons.

U.S. Citizens staying less than 90 days don’t need a visa. When staying longer than 90 days you will need to apply for a long-term visa, residence card, or a temporary-visa for you stay. A proof of income or means of income while in Paris and a good reason why you are applying for long-term stay is required. The U.S. State Department can give you info and guide you through the procedure when applying for your passport.

When entering France you can only take certain things and amounts with you. In addition, when you leave France you have to be careful about what and how much you bring back with you. You can also find out about these restrictions from your state department nearest you.

Are you handicap and have special needs. Paris is better equipped to handle handicap than most cities. Most of the more modern hotels and facilities have the necessary equipment and rooms for the handicap and elderly. You should contact ahead of time to let them know what you need; or if you are going through a travel agency, they can do it for you.

Trains are even equipped for the handicap and special needs that you might have to have when traveling around Paris. The older trains have compartments for the wheelchair and guide dogs but the newer one are made with the handicap in mind.

There are different packages that a person can get to fit their budget. Travel Packages and Escorted Tour packages are different so is sure you know what you are looking for.

When deciding on your travel package it usually includes the airfare, accommodations, car rentals airport transfers even help you decide on the activities you might have in mind.

The Escorted Tour is a group of people going on the same trip together along with and escort. Everything is planned out for you from the time you leave home until you return.

Travel to Rome, Italy

September 12, 2018 in Blog

For new travelers who have never been to Rome before could find out that it is very hard to imagine how Rome looks like and how to prepare themselves before visiting Rome. There are already plenty of this kind of information but this one probably is the in-dept one that you are looking for. There are some good tips about what kind of attractions that you should visit when you are in Rome as they are particularly interesting even some of them may not be the highlighted attractions.

Rome is very well known among travelers of its attractive buildings, environment and fascinating culture. Once you have a chance to visit Rome, you will be able to find out that Rome is not just a place for vacation and relaxation but it is also for anyone who wants to learn the history and culture because Rome is the city that has very interesting history and diversity of culture. By visiting Rome, there are some tourist attractions that could not be missed.

General description of Rome
Rome is classified by tourists as one of the top destination of the world. This is because the weather in Rome, which the climate is mild and rainy in winter rather than extreme cold, is usually accommodate all kinds of vacation and activities, so for these reasons Rome can be visited throughout the year. Moreover, it is very easy to access in terms of immigration as you do not need visa to visit Rome unless you will stay for longer than 90 days period. The best time to visit Rome is anytime that you want but you should be aware of time during between October and March, where it is the off-peak months. When you decide to visit Rome, it is strongly suggest that you should find accommodation around the historic district.

However, before you go to Rome, it is also a good idea to make a forward planning of where you are going to visit and check list of what you have to do during the trip as this can help you to save time and money. There are many kinds of transportation that you can choose from, you may be taking Tram system, that goes around the city and it is strongly recommend for people who want to enjoy sightseeing tour.

There are some highlighted attractions that you just could not miss. They are kind of symbol of Rome and people who visited Rome but missed these attractions is considered as they have never visited Rome. These attractions are Coliseum and the Roman Forum. Coliseum is the ancient stadium and it is the film shooting site of the movie Gladiator. However, the opening times of the Coliseum is not certain, depends on the time of the year, so you may have to check information before you visit. The Roman Forum is the civic center of Ancient Rome where citizen joined and discussed about economic, religious and political activities. You may hire a tour guide to provide more information about this attraction by paying just a little more money to get more knowledge.