August 24, 2020
8 of My Favorite Places to See the Eiffel Tower premium
One of the questions I’m often asked is, “Does seeing the Eiffel Tower ever get old?” Without batting an eye, I quickly answer “No, it certainly doesn’t!” One of my favorite things is coming across a view that I’d not discovered previously. Whether at my home in the 7th arrondissement or clear across the city, […]
Travel to These 10 Affordable French Cities to Experience France without the Paris Prices premium
Paris is expensive. In fact, the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living survey named Paris the most expensive city in the EU in 2017. The survey stated that Paris is particularly expensive when considering the cost of clothing and entertainment. For tourists, this means you better be ready to shell out some euros if […]
October 22, 2019
10 of the Best Things to do in the Loire Valley, France premium
Sophistication, gastronomy, and grand estates are just a few ways to characterize France’s sumptuous Loire Valley. Once a place where royalty established castles and leisure estates, the Loire Valley combines the opulent châteaux with award-winning wine, unique tours, and picture-perfect natural scenery you simply can’t find in the city.
July 19, 2019
Normandie Chérie: Discover Normandy with Galeries Lafayette premium
If you’ve followed along on my blog and social media for any time at all then you know that two of the things that I enjoy most are traveling and shopping. One of my very favorite French regions teamed up with one of my favorite places to shop, with a 2019 summer retail event called […]
April 24, 2019
Places to Visit in Strasbourg to Discover its Alsatian Past and Present premium
From the wines of Bordeaux to the pebbly beaches of Nice and the historic sites of the nation’s capital, there’s no denying that France is a dream travel destination. I’m always amazed that a country about the size of Texas can have such diversity in terms of landscape, food, and culture. Although I’ve visited just […]
February 25, 2019
48 Hours in Chantilly, France premium
The name Chantilly may ring a bell. That’s probably because handmade silk Chantilly lace has made the city famous since the 17th century. But the charming French city is home to far more than the black lace favored by nobles. Located less than an hour’s drive and 30 minutes by train from Paris, Chantilly is […]

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