When a vacation involves visiting vineyards, it usually involves small B&Bs, lots of driving, and days spent in rural areas. But the beauty of France is that you can have your big city vacation in Paris and spend just a day among the vines – in Burgundy wine country.
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January 17, 2014
Paris may be the world’s top tourist destination, but that doesn’t mean all of France is packed to the gills. In fact, there are several regions you may not have heard of. If you’re planning a trip here and don’t know where to begin, I invite you to start with these less-visited regions in France – you just may be surprised by what you find!
January 3, 2014
Thinking about visiting France in January, but not sure if it’s worth it? Well, what if I told you that the entire country was on sale during the month of January, by law? Yep. I’ll just wait here while you buy those tickets.
December 7, 2013
Let’s be honest for a moment—is there any task more fabulous than deciding where to spend Christmas in France? While Paris would be an obvious top choice, hold off on that until we take a look at the embarrassment of choices for the traveler at holiday time.
December 4, 2013
Brittany, the western-most region in France, is just far enough away from Paris that it has missed out on the day trip treadmill – and with the Atlantic on one side of its peninsular shape and the English Channel on the other, it lacks the mild-weathered, easy-breezy vibe of its southern sister regions. But that only means you will have more of it to yourself! Whether you’re a history buff, an outdoorsy type, a foodie, or simply like stunning landscapes, you’ll find something to love in beautiful Brittany France.
November 29, 2013
Bonne Année! As you could imagine, the country that invented Champagne knows how to party, and New Year’s Eve is the ultimate celebration. From gathering with thousands in Paris to traipsing through a vineyard in Perpignan, here are the top spots in France to experience the Réveillon de Saint-Sylvestre and ring in the new year.