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Budget Travel: Free Water in Paris & Things to do in Daytona Beach

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Traveling on a budget: drinking free water in Paris and Milan

Do you remember the last time you went for a city trip on summer? Heat, tiredness, thirst,… You stop at the first bar you find and are forced to buy those tiny and really overpriced bottles of water. Well, it seems that travelers heading to both Paris and Milan will be able to avoid this.

drinking fountain water

The French capital’s local water utility Eau de Paris has built a chilling and sparkling water fountain in Paris Reuilly Gardens. The water comes from multiple taps and anyone visiting the gardens on their opening hours may drink it completely for free. This initiative has been an attempt by Paris water utility to convince Parisians that their normal tap water is good-tasting.

At the same time, Milan’s water utility has initiated building the so-called “Houses of Water”, which will provide with sparkling, cold, and room temperature water from fountain taps. Read more.

Hot Deals & Free Things to do in Daytona Beach, Florida

Probably, one of the best ways to get the best prices for traveling is constantly keeping an eye on hot deals that may let you save big on the next trip of your dreams. However, another great tip for saving money on your travels is to know how many things you’ll be able to do for free once you will get there.

Here’s a list of some of the numerous free things to do in Florida‘s mecca for motorsports, once you’ve found your hotel deal in Daytona Beach:

- 30-minute free and guided chocolate-making tours

- Ormond Bicentennial Park hosts five ecological systems and features tennis courts, a fishing pier and picnic facilities for a family day out.

- From April to October, jazz, big band, Latin and country music free concerts on Friends of the Bandshell Concert Series

Discover other free things to do in Daytona Beach on travelingmamas blog.

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