FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

4 Luxury, Boutique Hotels to Stay at in Paris for the Summer Olympics

by Aoife O'Riordan

May 14, 2024

Sinner © Evok Collection and Guillaume de Laubier

Hotel

With anticipation for this year’s summer 2024 Olympic Games ever rising, demand for travel in Paris is skyrocketing. Hotels are beginning to book out, with discerning travelers seeking properties redefining traditional hospitality for an unforgettable Parisian summer.

 

Here are four hotels sure to make your Paris trip worthwhile:

Nolinski

© Evok Collection and Guillaume de Laubier

Nolinski Paris

Recently named a 2-key Michelin Guide hotel, this property sits near the Louvre and spans six floors. Each guestroom offers its own distinctive style, and guests can continue their luxurious experience at the ultra-luxe spa with a pool, cocktail bar with signature drinks and two restaurants.

Cour des Vosges

Cour des Vosges © Evok Collection and Guillaume de Laubier

Cour des Vosges

Planning to stay in Paris beyond the Olympics? Cour des Vosges is an extended-stay property in Le Marais, complete with 12 luxury rooms and suites, a restaurant, Roman bath, and team room. This hotel is the only on the Places des Vosges with a bird’s-eye view of the Square Louis XIII. Guests who fancy a sweet treat can head downstairs to Brach – La Patisserie for pastries by Chef Yann Brys.

Brach

Brach Paris © Evok Collection and Guillaume de Laubier

Brach Paris

Situated in Paris’ 16th arrondissement, this property boasts elegant accommodations, a patisserie with French pastries and artisan delights, a rooftop pool, and a Spa by Clarins. Guests can head to Michelin-starred The Restaurant for culinary delights or indulge in Mediterranean-inspired fare at the Terrace.

Sinner

© Evok Collection and Nicolas Receveur

Sinner

This 43-room property lies in Le Marais district and features vaulted arches, Gothic-inspired candelabras and stained-glass windows. Sinner’s signature restaurant treats guests to dishes with international fare, drawing inspiration from street food culture like the Kanoun technique in North Africa. Ten signature cocktails inspired by the nomadic cuisine of the restaurant await at the hotel bar, while Ablutio, the hotel’s spa, invokes a Roman bath with signature treatments by La Colline.

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Surveys
May 23, 2024

Nearly Two-Thirds of Campers Have Camped for Free

The Dyrt, an app for camping availability, photos and reviews, recently found nearly two-thirds, at 65.8 percent of campers, reported camping for free at least once in 2023, which was almost doubled the rate from 2019. The results were revealed in The Dyrt’s 2024 Camping Report presented by The All-New Toyota Tacoma.

Experience Ireland’s
Wild Atlantic Way

From the windy tip of Malin Head in County Donegal to the colorful harbor town of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way amazes at every turn. Feel the blast of fresh sea air with a lighthouse walk. Get up close to history, grab a fireside seat at a traditional music session, experience the world-famous Irish hospitality and explore some of Ireland's most exhilarating coastal scenery. It is a place that inspired dreamers and travelers, poets and painters with a landscape filled with stone walls, thatched cottages, deserted beaches and breathtaking views. Charming towns and villages, 1,500 miles of soaring cliffs, incredible landscapes and unique experiences await.

Surveys
May 22, 2024

Study Finds Most Crowded Tourist Spots by Square Foot

Don’t like big crowds? Or maybe you are fine with crowds if they’re spread out, but you just don’t like a lot of people crammed into one space? Whatever your feelings, if you’re not keen on being shoved together with a bunch of fellow travelers, you may want to avoid some of these tourist spots.

Destinations / North America
May 22, 2024

A Sizzling Summer in Atlantic City

Atlantic City comes alive in summer, offering a full Jersey Shore experience with entertainment, first-rate dining, pool parties, beaches and more.

Interior Upgrades Begin Rolling Out Across United Fleet

United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.

Destinations / North America
May 21, 2024

6 Reasons to Bring Your Pet to Panama City Beach, Florida

May is National Pet Month. Bring your four-legged friend for a getaway to pet-friendly Panama City Beach, Florida.