Side Trips from Bordeaux

Although Bordeaux is a popular destination, for many travelers it can seem just so darn far from everything (“everything” = Paris and Provence). And, although people do know about the city and oenophiles make the pilgrimage to the region’s yummiest vineyards, there’s a lot of “but what else is there […]

Hotels Near France Ferry Ports

If you’re thinking of taking a ferry from France to England or Ireland – or vice-versa – it’s a good idea to get there the night before, stay overnight and get a fresh start the next day. Also, it’s a great way to get in another city visit on your […]