The best cafes in Strasbourg

The best cafes in Strasbourg

Many tourists visit Strasbourg for its inimitable historical and cultural attractions, but even if you're hard set on absorbing as much as possible of a city's historical and cultural heritage, you still need to stop and rest from time to time. That's when Strasbourg's many cafes come in handy. There are lots of pavement cafes, fancy cafes, casual cafes and any other type of cafe you might prefer in Strasbourg, as befitting such a huge city. So take a stroll through Strasbourg's modern areas... [ read more ]

Hidden destinations on the French Riviera

Hidden destinations on the French Riviera

The Cote d'Azur, or the French Riviera, is the southeast coast of France at the Mediterranean Sea. The coast is one of the most sought after tourist destinations of the country, what with its luxurious resorts, pretty coastal cities and pristine beaches. And while the beaches are definitely worth visiting for a couple of weeks, if you want to see more of the French Riviera's hidden side, you don't have to go far. Some secret (or simply underrated) destinations on the Cote d'Azur are a stone thro... [ read more ]

The best tourist attractions in Versailles

The best tourist attractions in Versailles

Contrary to popular belief, Versailles is not merely the lavish former residence of the kings of France. The name of the palace comes from the city where it is located, Versailles.  As the wealthiest city in France, Versailles has more to show than the chateau, its most famous attraction. If you're planning a daytrip to Versailles from Paris, then you will have plenty of things to occupy you in the palace, but if you want to linger around for a few days, there are other things worth seeing too,... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Burgundy

Top 5 attractions in Burgundy

Burgundy is chiefly known to yield some of the best wines in France, but there is more to this French region that endless vineyard and wineries (not that there would be anything wrong with that). Even those who loathe wine would have a hard time disliking Burgundy, or Bourgogne, as it is called in French. The region has a very rich history, and the architecture of its towns and cities clearly reflects it. There are many cultural and historical attractions in the region, but other things that att... [ read more ]

The best pavement cafes in Paris

The best pavement cafes in Paris

Paris is the city of love and romance, but also of pavement cafes, and cafe cremes sipped on the charming streets of the old capital. In Paris, there are probably more pavement cafes per square mile than in any other city in the world. Every cafe and restaurant in Paris that has space for it, will surely put some tables and umbrellas on the pavement as soon as the weather is mild enough to sit outside. So if you are planning a visit to the French capital, having a cup of coffee at a pavement caf... [ read more ]

The best wine trails in France

The best wine trails in France

Going to France without trying the wine is simply unimaginable, but sometimes it is not enough to just try a few glasses - you need something more. If you love wine, then sampling at least a few of the lovely French wine is something that you should definitely do while in France. Luckily, you can taste them in a nice bistro, as well as in one of the many wineries and vineyards in the country, especially if you don't mind traveling at bit through the French countryside for a couple of glasses - s... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in Nice

Top 5 things to do in Nice

Nice, one of the largest cities on the French Riviera, is an immensely popular tourist destination. Nice might seem like nothing more than a sprawling city for beach addicts, but there is so much more to it than the riviera itself. The beaches are rocky but the water is excellent, so most people visit Nice for the beaches, but in terms of cultural and historical attractions, there is much that the city can offer to its visitors. Plus, nothing can beat Nice when it comes to amazing landscapes in ... [ read more ]