City Information

Now what? You’ve gone through all that information to help prepare you for the London and Paris, and so what’s next?

KEEP EXPLORING! The more you read-up on the cities you will be visiting, the more you will get out of your time abroad! Remember to bounce back to Module 1 as well as Module 2 (London) &  of this online pre-departure information any time.

Here are a few more helpful resources for the cities you will be visiting soon!

London Information:

A vast and vibrant city situated on the River Thames in South-East England, London remains one of the world’s leading global cities. London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom, as well as the largest city in Western Europe and the European Union. It is an international capital of culture, music, education, fashion, politics, finance, and trade.

London’s famous underground makes it easy to travel around the city; along with London’s train and bus systems, you can access almost anything in minutes. Tour the Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, and any of London’s numerous clubs and pubs.

Home to many  attractions, London contains an impressive shopping, theater, and film district. Be sure to check out Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Olympic stadium, and the London Symphony.

If you’re looking for things to do in town, try checking Time Out.  This great resource compiles events happening in your town including theater and the arts, film, music and nightlife, etc.

Dining out is one of the great privileges and London has an endless array to choose from. We understand that you can be on a budget to so it would be great to visit  The Best Cheap Eats in London.

Check out this video about the Borough Market in London.

Paris Information:

What can we say? Fountains, fashion, cafés, croissants…

Paris has something for everyone, but especially art-lovers and budding artists!

Paris is the capital and largest city of France. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region. The city of Paris, within its administrative limits (the 20 arrondissements) is largely unchanged since 1860 and is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe. Paris today is one of the world’s leading business and cultural centers, and its influences in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world’s major global cities. Paris is considered one of the greenest and most livable cities in Europe. Our hotel is located in the 4th arrondissement in the Marais.  Read more from Lonely Planet here.