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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 […]
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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 […]
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18 Places to Go in France in 2018 (from someone who lives there) premium
Well, hello 2018! I say this every January, but can you believe how fast last year flew by? In last year’s post, “17 Fantastic French Experiences to have in 2017,” I recounted some of my favorite things to do in France. This year, I’m giving you 18 places to go in France in 2018. These […]
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17 Fantastic French Experiences to Have in 2017 premium
As much as I adore Paris, there’s so much more to discover in the country outside of the City of Light. And since my first trip to France in late 2012, I’ve traveled extensively throughout the country, visiting every region, except the outlying territories. Though there are still plenty of items on my France to-do […]
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Franco-Files: France’s Best Travel Addresses {2nd ed.} premium
Welcome to the second edition of Franco-Files, the series where I share some of my favorite address from my travels around France {read the 1st edition}. There’s a little something from Provence, Normandy, Cognac, and Brittany, but shockingly, nothing from the City of Light. Sorry, fellow Paris lovers. I’ll do better next time.
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Franco-Files: France’s Best Travel Addresses {1st ed.} premium
If I’ve learned one thing from nearly a year of living in Paris, it’s that I will never truly discover all of what France has to offer. The variety of cheeses alone is enough to overwhelm the most devout turophile. A dense history, regional nuances, complicated AOC {appellation d’origine controlee} regulations, traditions, the language, and […]
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