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Getting from New Orleans to Lafayette via Car, Train, or Bus

In Europe we use public transportation for traveling and daily life. It’s convenient, fast and affordable. This is not the case for traveling across South Louisiana. If you’re in New Orleans and want to visit Lafayette, we highly recommend renting … Continue reading

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Seeing Marseille with the Marseille City Pass

  If you’re in Marseille and looking to maximize your travel spending, consider purchasing the Marseille City Pass. The card offers free admission to Marseille’s major museums with one notable exception being the Notre-Dame de la Garde Museum (not covered by the … Continue reading

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How to get from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence

By Train The quickest and easiest way to get from Marseille (the city, not the Marseille Provence Airport) to Aix-en-Provence City Center is by regional train. Here are our step-by-step directions for getting from the Marseille train station (Gare de … Continue reading

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Seeing Arles – with the Advantage Pass or Liberté Pass

  If you’re in Arles and looking to maximize your travel spending, consider purchasing one of the City Passes offered by the Tourist Office.  The cards cover admission to many of the city’s major museums and attractions. We’ve found that … Continue reading

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The quickest, cheapest, and easiest way to get from Marseille to Arles

The quickest, cheapest, and easiest way to get from Marseille to Arles is by regional train. Here are our step-by-step directions for getting from the Marseille train station (Gare de Saint-Charles) to the Arles city center: Step 1: Make your … Continue reading

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Things to do near Venice – Visit Burano, the Island of Color and Lace

Consisting of four small islands connected by bridges, Burano is just a little smaller than its neighbor Murano and almost as popular with tourists.  Known for its brightly colored houses and the centuries-old art of lace making, the charming island … Continue reading

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Seeing Paris with the ‘Paris Museum Pass’

If you’re in Paris and looking to maximize your travel spending, consider purchasing the Paris Museum Pass. The card offers free admission to many of the city’s major museums and attractions, with a few notable exceptions being the Eiffel Tower, … Continue reading

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Things to do in Amsterdam – Visit the Stedelijk Museum

When visiting the museumplein in Amsterdam, you’ll easily see the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum, but on the corner of the square stands an old building with an odd looking structure attached…is that a bathtub? This is Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum, … Continue reading