With one of the lowest corporate taxes in Europe (only 12.5 percent compared to Britain’s 23 percent and France’s 33.3 percent) and laxer regulations, almost every major tech company has chosen Ireland as the site for their European headquarters. Today, Dublin’s Silicon Docks look more like a hall of fame featuring the office buildings of major players like … [Read more...] about Here are the 5 hottest startups in Ireland
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Mont-Saint Michel, France's most popular attraction outside Paris, (read more below) was slammed last year by an official report for basically being a tourist trap that offers a poor welcome to its guests and as a result leaves many disappointed. But there may be a few other well known sites around the country and especially in Paris that could do with a telling off too. … [Read more...] about The ‘tourist traps’ in France that might leave you disappointed
The Train of Wonders "How to spend an unforgettable day? Take the Train des Merveilles," said one commenter on the TripAdvisor site. Le Train des Merveilles, which literally translates to The Train of Wonders, begins at Nice in the south east of France, and runs inland to the village of Tende, north east of the Riviera resort. The train ride is distinguished by a succession … [Read more...] about Are these the 11 best train journeys to take in France?
Each year Unesco's list of World Heritage sites around the world expands, with France now up to a grand total of 44 after the addition of the stunning Chaîne des Puys volcanoes in the Auvergne region. But there are scores of attractions across the country on Unesco's waiting list, with only a certain number from each country able to be added each year. Some may not make … [Read more...] about 15 special sites to visit in France before the world finds out
On Thursday Muslims across the world will embark upon a month long fast during daylight hours for the holy month of Ramadan. The traditional fast is never an easy undertaking, but it's arguably much harder for those living in a non-Muslim, northern European country like France where the days are long and the country's favourite hobby is eating and drinking. Naturally being a … [Read more...] about Ramadan: The challenges of fasting for a month in France