Monthly Archives: November 2016

France Travel Tips

Get out of Paris. When people go to Italy, they rarely stay in one city – they’re always heading along the Rome-Florence-Venice corridor, or they’re off the Cinque Terre, or they’re weekending in Tuscany. And it makes me so sad that the same cannot be said for the vast majority […]

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Things You Should Know About Provence

Let’s jump right in with something you should definitely know about Provence: There is no place in France called Provence. The official name for the southeastern-most region of France is Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. As the name suggests, that covers a lot of ground – from its western border with the Languedoc-Roussilon […]

Things You Should Know About Lyon

Lyon’s kind of a big deal. It’s the second-largest city in France, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a major hub between France and Switzerland, and famous enough for its neighborhoods to be recreated in Dubai as a tourist attraction. Lyon overview Things to do in Lyon Lyon is all about […]