Visiting Versailles: tips for a fun day trip from Paris

The most glittering jewel of France’s royal past is undoubtedly the Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles in French). Once home to kings and queens of France, the palace is perhaps the most extravagant and beautiful in Europe. At Versailles, you can walk the corridors and gardens where Queen Marie Antoinette enjoyed an incredible life […]

In the Footsteps of an artist: visit Giverny and Monet’s garden

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If you are an art lover visiting Paris, why not visit Giverny, Monet’s garden that inspired his incredible body of work. Just 70 kilometers north of Paris, it’s the perfect way to get your culture fix and enjoy the fresh Normandy air at the same time. In this guest post, art lover Jeanette Gory explains […]

A trip to Normandy – the beautiful northern coast of France

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If you are in the mood for spectacular coastlines, delicious gooey cheeses and browsing local markets then plan a trip to Normandy in the north of France. This French region is perfect for wandering pretty towns, soaking up the coastal breezes and walking barefoot on wide sandy beaches. Northern France is easily accessible from the […]

Paris food guide – How to plan your ultimate foodie trip to Paris

Discover Paris food culture - food markets, Michelin starred restaurants and Paris food tours

Headed to Paris and want to know where to eat?  Paris is usually on the top of any self-respecting foodie’s must visit destinations. And for good reason. The city of lights is full of the most amazing foodie experiences.  We created our guide to where and what to eat in Paris to help you plan […]

30 of the most charming small towns in France

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Are you a romantic? Then head to the charming small towns in France. They will make your spirit soar. From the half timbered villages of Normandy and Alsace to the turquoise shuttered buildings in Brittany, or the medieval towns of the Dordogne there is a picturesque village waiting for you. With so many gorgeous places […]