Exploring France’s Beaches

With beach season fast approaching, France’s many coastal getaways are becoming more and more appealing to travelers looking for uniquely beautiful shorelines. Visitors to the region love the sparkling waters and beautiful Mediterranean sunsets along the Côte d’Azur and beyond. Honeymooners, families, and anyone looking for a place to escape to will all find the perfect destination among France’s many beaches. Here are a few of the most beloved beaches in the south of France. Palombaggia Beach Located in lovely […]

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Unusual Paris Attractions

Any traveler to a popular destination is familiar with fighting crowds of camera-toting tourists. Lining up to tour the Louvre or look out from the top of the Eiffel Tower is sometimes a reality if you’re vacationing in Paris.  Looking for something a little off the beaten track instead? Here are a few offbeat things to do on your trip if you want to beat the crowds. Paris Catacombs Beneath the City of Light lies a fascinating relic of the […]

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Fairytale French Chateaux

Paris offers all the attractions of a modern metropolis, but it can also be an enchanting experience for a traveler weary of the city’s hustle and bustle to explore the majestic French countryside. A drive or railway trip through the country will allow you to experience all that France has to offer, and historic castles are some of the most popular attractions outside the capital. With dozens of these medieval structures still standing, a vacation in France can also be […]

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Nice Saint Paul Eze France

A morning of leisure meant a break from touring but not from the domestics of the Laundromat and a haircut for Lou. I thank Mr Marchant for perserving with me in High School as a few French words seem to have been hiding in my brain for decades and pr…

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Memories of FranceRecollections of my Study Abroad Year Part 1Arrival

Note This entry describes events that occurred in August 2006 in Dijon France. Please keep checking this blog for more updated entries. August 24 2006 I arrived in Lyon France via plane at the St. Exuperey Airport from Frankfurt am Main Germany and …

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Paris…..

Paris at last. Though this does mean sadly my journey is almost over. This is my 3rd day 2nd night in Paris.Last night proved interesting haha. I was pickpocketed….well attempted pickpocket. A young guy barely 150 pounds slipped his hand into my fron…

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In Transit Blog: Parisian Wine Celebrated in Montmartre Festival

The fabled Parisian district of Montmartre celebrates the arrival of the new vintage of the beloved Clos Montmartre wine with the Montmartre Harvest Festival, from Oct. 5 to 9.

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Bites : Restaurant Report: Septime in Paris

Located in the 11th Arrondissement, a part of Paris once thick with artisans’ ateliers and now home to food-loving bourgeois-bohemians, Septime, which opened in April, is both visually refined and relaxed.

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Bordeaux Region

The crescent-shaped city on the Garonne River has been the region’s wine capital for decades, its illustrious past on display in the ornate buildings in the Golden Triangle area. In recent years, however, Bordeaux had been plagued by pollution, t…

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Côte d’Azur on a Budget

The French Riviera is a premier resort destination for good reason: It
has clear water bordered by stretches of white-sand beaches, rocky
cliffs, and hidden coves—and it’s only a 90-minute flight from Paris.
The bustling city of Nice, the legendary…

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