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Top 3 cities to visit in France this Autumn/Winter

Fall has come and with it the beloved aspects of Autumn; along with the cold breeze we welcome pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters, and crunchy leaves as we say goodbye to the warmth of summer. This year has had us all cooped up inside but it is our hope that this pandemic is finally starting to come under control. As winter approaches, many people are trying to figure out where they would like to spend their holidays. Some prefer warmer climates while others are more drawn to snowier regions. One of the most visited countries in the world during this time is Europe’s country of romance, France. Listed below are a couple of the most exciting cities you can find in France.

Paris

It probably goes without saying that Paris should be among the list of most exciting cities to visit in France. Renowned for its gorgeous sights such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Cathedral of Notre Dame, along with its decadent cheeses, macarons, and croissants. Paris is also home to some of the most fashionable outlets and talent that the world has ever seen! It is the most visited city in all of France and among the most visited cities in the world! Between amazing cuisine, impressive art collections, and famous landmarks, you will surely find this city to be unforgettable. Dubbed “the most romantic city in Europe” you can be sure to find some magic here on your holiday.

Nice

Perhaps less talked about than Paris, Nice takes the second spot on our list. Situated on the French Riviera, you will be surrounded by sensational beaches, bars, restaurants, and the beauty of all that is French culture. There is a wonderful selection of public and private beaches which are perfect for families or couples. While it may not be as well known as Paris, that also gives it an advantage. Meaning, you can get all the wonders and charms of Paris without the crowded streets and lobbies.

Bordeaux

Bordeaux is a city that is home to the world’s first wine museum. Each exhibit engages everyone from casual wine drinkers to connoisseurs. It offers various classes and wine tastings at the wine bar. Bordeaux is also famous for the world’s largest reflecting pool, the Miroir d’Eau (the water mirror)! One of the most Instagram-worthy photography spots, you will definitely want to take some time out to splash in this free attraction. You may also want to check out The Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux in all its splendor. This mid-18th-century neoclassical building hosts operas, dance, and music performances that you will never forget!

There is so much more in France to explore than just these few places listed above. There are countless cities and small villages that are waiting to charm and captivate you to become your next favorite vacation spot! If any of these places piqued your interest, it might be worth your time to check out our other blog posts for more travel inspiration! If you are looking for a luxury private jet to get you there, Fly Largent provides the best the market has to offer. We offer competitive pricing and pride ourselves in delivering the highest level of service. Feel free to contact us whenever convenient for a free quote on one of our available luxury flights.

The Wonders of the World: Part 2

Last week we explored some of the New Wonders of the World. From the Great Wall of China to the Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio De Janeiro, from Machu Picchu in Peru to the Chichen Itza in Mexico, these iconic sites are definitely ones you’ll want to add to your bucket list! This week’s post is featuring the rest of the icons on the list of New Wonders of the World and also one very special honorable mention!

The Roman Colosseum (Rome)

Starting off today’s list is the Roman Colosseum. One of Italy’s most famous structures, the Colosseum draws in millions of visitors every year. Teeming with culture and history, it is home to some of the most brutal and interesting entertainment in history. From gladiator contests, to animal hunts, to elaborate reenactments of famous battles of their time, the 50,000 spectators that were able to be seated there were witness to some of history’s most spectacular entertainment.

Taj Mahal (Agra, India)

This magnificent mausoleum was built to honor the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan’s favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The name of this structure essentially means “crown of palaces” which is fitting due to the fact that there are twenty-eight different types of jewels set into the marble. During its creation, the chief architect Ustad Ahmad Lahauri actually constructed the surrounding towers to be tilted slightly away from the main building so in the event that they were damaged they would fall away from the Taj Mahal and protect the grave from being damaged.


Petra (Jordan)

Deep within Jordan’s desert canyons lies the stone city of Petra. Tombs, tunnels, and sacred monuments are hand carved into the sandstone cliffs. The outdoor Petra theatre can seat between 5,000 and 8,000 people. The Smithsonian Magazine selected it as one of the 28 places to see before you die by Smithsonian Magazine and this historic site brings in hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.


Other mentions: The Great Pyramid of Giza - Egypt

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the last surviving wonder of the Ancient World. Estimated to have been built sometime between 2540 B.C.and 2560 B.C. this structure has survived incredible harsh climates of the Western Desert. The pyramids were built to house and honor the pharaohs after death. The tombs held a multitude of precious artifacts such as gold and silver but it has been said that curses and traps awaited any who would attempt to steal from the pharaohs.


Every single one of these entries are definitely places worth visiting in a lifetime. They are some of the most visited places for a reason! Their awe-inspiring beauty and stunning craftsmanship will leave a mark on your life like no other. A private and luxurious flight is just one inquiry away and you could be on your way there tomorrow! Contact us today for a free quote for one of our many available flights aboard the most exclusive and luxurious jets that the market has to offer.

The Wonders of the World: Part 1

Visiting the Wonders of the World is both beneficial for experienced travelers who may be looking for inspiration on where to go and individuals who are new to traveling and don’t know where to start. Most people have heard of the Wonders of the World, but not many actually know what they are or where! They originally consisted of the “Seven Wonders of the World” but all of them but one have since been destroyed! They consisted of: the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia (Greece), the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. The only last surviving wonder from this list is the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. In 2007 a Swiss company called the New 7 Wonders Foundation, hosted a contest where 7 new wonders were chosen as the Wonders of the World.  If you are looking to add to your bucket list or are starting one from scratch, these locations below are an absolute must to add!

Great Wall of China

It comes to no surprise that the Great Wall of China would be among this list. Taking over 200 years to build and spanning across a distance of 13,171 miles (21,196 kilometers) this colossal feat of craftsmanship has become world known for its greatness. This structure spans across 9 different provinces and municipalities! The most famous part of the Great Wall (Badaling) has been visited by over three-hundred heads of state and VIPs from around the world! Though it is thousands of miles long, there are some parts of the wall that have withstood time better than others, making them more recommended for visiting. The best areas are near Beijing: Mutianyu, Jinshanling, Jiankou, Simatai, and Huanghuacheng. 

Christ the Redeemer Statue (Rio de Janeiro)

Christ the Redeemer is a statue sitting atop the Corcovado mountain and overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. It is the tallest art deco statue in the world with a height of 30 metres and a surprising 28 metre arm width. Nearly two million people visit the statue each year with tourism sky-rocketing around Easter.

Machu Picchu (Peru)

Sitting thousands of feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains lies Machu Picchu, a symbol of the Incan Empire. Most cities built by the Inca civilization were destroyed by invaders, but Machu Picchu was so high up in the mountains that it remained hidden from the ground and thus was safely protected.

Chichen Itza (Yucatan, Mexico)

Chichen Itza is a Mayan archaeological site in Yucatan (Mexico). When people think of Chichen Itza they usually think of the large Kukulkan Pyramid which is the most famous and most visited structure in this area, but Chichen Itza is actually a small city that exhibits a multitude of architectural styles and smaller temples as well.Chichen Itza is the most visited archaeological site in Mexico.

Whether you are an experienced and avid explorer or are just starting out on your journey across the world, every name in this list is definitely one you should look into seeing. At Fly Largent, we can take you anywhere in the world you want to go and we aim to go above and beyond to make your experience as enjoyable as can be. We have a multitude of private luxurious jets available and ready to take you wherever it is that you want. Contact us today for a free quote!

Make sure to check back next week for the rest of the list of the New Wonders of the World, plus honorable mentions!

10 reasons why backpacking is so rewarding

Everyone’s different when it comes to their likes and dislikes of travel. Some people prefer luxurious accommodations and meals prepared by the most prestigious head chefs. Other individuals prefer a little more adventure and are driven to dive into the unknown. Both are incredibly different experiences but are equally rewarding! At FlyLargent, we aim to provide the highest quality in our flights, our services, and our content on this blog! Our focus is to ensure you have the most enjoyable and luxurious flight that the market has to offer. But we wouldn't be a top-tier business if we didn't also focus on the other important travel experiences besides caviar and five-star hotels. Backpacking has often been referred to as a life-changing experience. You get to see the world in a new down-to-earth manner that will open your eyes to a lot of possibilities! Listed below are some of the reasons why backpacking should be in your future.

1) You won't be bound by strict itineraries or time limits. You have full control over where you go and when.

2) You will become a part of a large community that are all bound by the love to travel

3) You will be more likely to go out and explore the countryside rather than staying near the crowded tourist spots which will spread the tourist wealth out more evenly throughout the country!

4) The locals in the area will probably be more relaxed and talkative around you, eager to share their local stories and beauty of their home.

5) On your travels, you will most likely see something new every day.

6) You will find more time to meditate and reflect while surrounded by nature.

7) You're more likely to see the local wildlife and will see the most beautiful sunsets and sunrises that you've ever seen.

8) You will embody the spirit of adventure and discovery that will open up new avenues and realizations within yourself!

9) Backpacking is a known method of travel for saving on money, and this money can instead be fueled into buying really amazing and delicious food and drink from the best spots that you visit!

10) You will get stronger and strengthen your cardiovascular system as well! Not to mention how healthy it would be to clear your lungs out completely of all the smog of city air.


These are just ten of many, many reasons why you should consider backpacking a really positive endeavor. Sometimes we just need to get back to nature and experience the splendour first hand of what the earth has offered us. Some of the most popular places to backpack in would be: Europe, Spain, Latin America, and the Netherlands! If this sounds like something you want to pursue, we encourage you to research on how you can get started! We at Fly Largent will be waiting to supply you with the most convenient private flight to get you there!

What sets Fly Largent apart from just your average first class commercial flight?

Not to be confused with your average first class flight, Fly Largent is a company that sets itself apart from the competition and the usual flight industry. A company that genuinely puts your needs first and ensures the highest standards are met to satisfy your itinerary desires. While we do specialize in various aviation services, what we want to focus on today are our charter services.

What is a chartered flight?

A chartered flight is an on-demand flight that is not part of a regular airline routing and only carries the passengers of whoever rented the aircraft. Charter flights have much greater flexibility when it comes to scheduling and country/airport destinations. Essentially, you gain more control over schedule and get to forgo the inconveniences of regular airlines.

Why should I choose a chartered flight over a first class ticket?

When you book a chartered flight you get to choose when you wish to travel and who exactly you’d like on the aircraft with you. Depending on the size of the aircraft, you can choose to bring as many friends, coworkers, or family members that you like - room permitting. When you fly first class you often don’t have the same availability options to choose who you’re sitting next to and will also have to share the space with people you don’t know who booked a first class ticket.

What are the benefits of choosing Fly Largent vs other charter flight companies?

  1. Many charter-flight companies require membership fees and upfront registration fees before you are able to even get a quote to use their services. At Fly Largent we require no membership or upfront fees, so you are able to get a quote for your flight right after you enter your destination and dates!
  2. We also have one of the largest fleets of the Industry, with over 12,000 new aircrafts available! Our partnership with multiple providers allows us to get you in the air even when the requirements are tight or an unexpected change of plan happens.
  3. You can fly on your own schedule and at your own pace. Oftentimes, just the process of getting to the airport in rush hour can be a challenge. With FlyLargent, you can stop worrying if you're leaving your house or office at the right time, because you decide what time will fit your needs the best!
  4. We provide worldwide destinations due to the always-increasing amount of partnerships available! Using our quote tool, you can select any destination you want; if you can't find an available flight, reach out to us so we can discuss getting you to wherever it is you need to go.
  5. We have a team of experts available 24/7 to assist you and provide any information for upcoming trips, and also to start booking any new and upcoming flights!

    We look forward to assisting you and if you have any more questions or would like to request a quote, please don't hesitate to reach out!