Five Days in Paris

I would definitely agree that Paris is one of the nicest cities in the world and this list offers not only some of the well-known attractions, but also some lesser known gems. How to Spend 5 Days in Paris

Nadal through to Paris final

Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal 27, came through against world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4 3-6 6-1 6-7 (3-7) 9-7 in four hours and 37 minutes to reach his eighth French Open final. Nadal will play either compatriot David Ferrer or France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Sunday’s final.

Locked in

A 69 year old woman survived for twenty days on tap water after being trapped in the bathroom of her Paris apartment when the lock jammed. The room had no window and all she could do was tap on pipes during the night in the hope of alerting her neighbours.

AVE from Barcelona to Paris

The rail network operator RENFE, in conjunction with the French operator SNCF, are set to start the first Barcelona-Paris AVE high-speed train service on December 19th 2010.

Right notes, just in the wrong order

More than bemused looks from one and all in Paris as Ras Dumisani fluffs the words and fails to reach the notes as he ‘sings’ the South African national anthem.