Public transport in Paris, France

Paris, the most visited city in the world with 45 million tourists a year and one of the easiest to navigate public transportation.
There are 14 subway lines + RER (regional express network) + buses.

Tips

If you kept green or yellow tickets from an earlier trip, they are still valid. Metro tickets are good for 2 hours as you do not go out of the network and whether you should continue by bus, you will need another ticket.

The Noctilien: If the subway is already closed because you missed the last one, do not worry, there is this bus for those who like to walk in the Parisian night; from 0:30 to 5:30.

The Balabus: special line that gives you the opportunity to know the city from east to west. From Gare de Lyon to the Grande Arche de la Defense. Runs from April to September only. The cost is 1 to 3 metro tickets depending on the distance traveled. You will pass the Bastille, the island St. Louis, Notre Dame, the Louvre, Les Invalides, the Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysees, etc.

The RER rail network that covers a large portion of the island-of-France. If your RER station is connected to the metro, the same ticket will be valid.

Cozia Monastery, Romania

Cozia Monastery was built by the Prince Mircea cel Bătrân in 1388 in the Valley of Olt and is the place for his grave and one of the most remarkable monuments of medieval national art in Romania. The building has had several modifications; they added a porch, a chapel, a new fountain and a guard tower in addition to its original architecture in the brancovien style. The monastery is covered with frescoes which were made between 1390 and 1931. It’s the only monastery in Byzantine style throughout Romania. There are other primitive Byzantine remains in the decorations murals facets with original stone rosettes and frames. There are also two Byzantine cupolas that reflect on the Olt River.

Tips

In the monastery museum you can see old manuscripts, embroideries and objects of worship.
Inside the church, you can see the representation of Mircea cel Bătrân and his son (near the entrance).

Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Miami Beach is a nearby town to that of Miami, in Florida, United States. More than half of its population is foreign born. The most spoken languages are English and Spanish but French is also used especially with tourists as almost all taxi drivers are of Haitian origin. It is located just a few kilometers from Miami downtown. It’s a tourism city that attracts tourists from all around the world, its climate is perfect for enjoying the beach most time of the year, it is rare that the temperature drops to 10 degrees.

Tips

The Airport Flyer Route 150 is an express bus service between the airport and Miami Beach that  is cheap. There is also a free electric shuttle that will transport you anywhere you like but only in Miami Beach.
Hurricane season runs from early June to late November, but in general, Miami is vulnerable right from mid-August to late September.
Avoid walking on the beach after sunset. If you have to move in the evening, choose frequented arteries.
Although in the United States you can pay with credit card almost everything, plan a little cash because for some things you’ll need it: toll, transit, parasol rentals on the beach, etc.