The most interesting traditional French dishes

The most interesting traditional French dishes

French cuisine is famous worldwide, and countless upscale restaurants compete when it comes to producing the daintiest, tastiest, most exquisite French dishes. But traditional French cuisine can be quite different from what you find on your plate at an expensive restaurant. Instead of the small, intricate portions that you usually get in these restaurants, the traditional dishes served up by small, family restaurants or local eateries are heartier and sometimes even stranger than their upsca... [ read more ]

Tips for budget saving in France

Tips for budget saving in France

France is not a cheap country, but that’s only natural, considering that its attractions are not cheap in any sense of the word. So can a country where even the pavement is stylish be visited on the cheap? This seemingly impossible task is can be accomplished with the help of a few handy tricks and some useful pieces of info that might not be very obvious, especially for people who don’t speak French. So if you feel that our budget is not really up for a trip to France, then maybe after read... [ read more ]

Tips for backpacking in France

Tips for backpacking in France

France is more often associated with luxury and vacations spent in fancy hotels, but if you are on a budget, you can enjoy the country just as much as someone staying at the Ritz, if not more so. Backpacking in France is not impossible, and it can reveal a side of the country that doesn’t get much coverage in guidebooks. Before starting on a trip to discover the hexagon on a limited budget, here are some tips for backpacking in France, which might make your journey easier and more comfortable.... [ read more ]

The most exciting canyoning destinations in France

The most exciting canyoning destinations in France

If you like walking, climbing outdoors, or simply scampering up to a high place that affords incredible views, then canyoning is definitely for you. Canyoning can imply serious activities that involve technical climbing and ropework, but no necessarily, and depending on the difficulty of the canyon that you're tackling, anyone can do it with the help of a mountain guide. France's mountains and gorges are excellent sites for canyoning, and there are plenty of tour agencies that offer canyonin... [ read more ]

Top 5 movie theaters in Paris

Top 5 movie theaters in Paris

The seventh art has a strong base of admirers in Paris, the French capital where art in any form is welcome. Lovers of the cinema can indulge in their passions for movies of all kinds in the over one hundred movie theaters in the city. From blockbusters, to oldies but goldies and daring arthouse or indie films, you can see anything you like in Paris. You can take your pick of Parisian cinemas regardless whether your tastes run towards the modern, hi-tech theaters or the small, retro or even cent... [ read more ]

The most unusual attractions in Paris

The most unusual attractions in Paris

The most popular attractions in Paris can be named even by someone who has never been to Paris before. With a city that is so famous in the whole world, it’s impossible not to get to know it to a lesser or greater degree even before you get to explore it in person. So when you finally see monuments like the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre, you might feel like you’re revisiting some old and beloved places rather than seeing something new. Luckily, there are other attractions in the French capital,... [ read more ]