Today is Bastille Day, the day the French call la fête nationale or simply le quatorze juillet. It marks the day during the French Revolution when ordinary citizens stormed the Bastille, a prison where people were arbitrarily jailed. Here are some photos of France to mark the occasion.
This week’s terrorist attacks in Paris have some travellers rethinking their visit to the City of Light. Parisians are defiantly shrugging off the violence, saying they are même pas peur, not even afraid. You shouldn’t be either. Travel to Paris and show the terrorists that you aren’t afraid of them either.
Here are some recent photos from the world’s most-visited tourist destination to remind you why you should go.