The Inspiration for Versailles: Vaux-le-Vicomte

 Overview: Instead of visiting Versailles when in Paris, head out to Maincy to spend time in the Château that inspired Versailles.  Vaux-le-Vicomte is one of the most impressive Château’s ever…

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How to spend 4 days in Paris

4 days in Paris – the complete guide!

  Submitted by: Lena   From: Salut from Paris   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: Paris is has enough activities and sights to keep visitors busy for weeks.. but what…

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Visit Provins easy to get to from Paris

Introducing the medieval town of Provins

 Overview: Provins is a medieval town that still has its preserved medieval walls. Because it sat at a crossroads for many trade routes, it became a location of several merchant…

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Pyrenees High Route (HRP) Hiking Guide

 Overview: One of the most dramatic mountain ranges in Europe, the Pyrenees mountains are located along the border of France and Spain. These big mountains are home to several long-distance…

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Best places to visit in France – Evian les Bains

 Overview: Visit the town of Evian les Bains on the French side of Lake Geneva and find what to do and see during a visit to Evian les Bains. Within…

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Eating worms in the futuristic theme park

Eating worms in France

 Overview: I stared at them for some time before working up the nerve to eat them. My boyfriend on the other hand happily munched on them; both the grillions and…

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Tasty macaroons during a food tour of Paris

Food Tour in Montmartre Paris

 Overview: My experience on a food tour in Montmartre, Paris while on a solo trip.  This tour is an amazing introduction to food in Paris as well as a great…

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Wine capital of the world? Book me a ticket to Bordeaux!

 Overview: France is often considered the home of wine and visiting Bordeaux, one of it’s finest regions, is high up on any wine lovers bucket list. There is no doubt…

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Visit Colmar, a beautiful town in Alsace

An introduction to Colmar

 Overview: Colmar is one of the well-known gems of Alsace, the region of France that borders Germany. It’s rumoured to have inspired the setting for Beauty and the Beast but whether or…

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First time visit to Paris guide

The Best of Paris for First-Timers

 Overview: Submitted by: Lilly Lilly’s Blog: I Travel For The Stars One of the most popular destinations for tourists, Paris is a huge city and visiting for the first time can…

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