The most exotic beaches on the French Riviera

The most exotic beaches on the French Riviera

If you already know about the hidden destinations on the French Riviera, I'm sure you'll be interested in what else this beautiful place can offer. The coast of France is dotted with beaches and resorts of various degrees of popularity, and naturally, the most exotic ones are usually also the best known ones. The exotic atmosphere of tropical islands can be found north of the tropics as well. If you didn't suspect that a trip to the Cote d'Azur would entail (figuratively) teleporting you to an e... [ 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 ]

Things to do in Brittany

Things to do in Brittany

Brittany, or Bretagne in French, is a beautiful region which has played a very important part in the history of the 20th century. For more than a millennium, Brittany's history had something to do with a struggle for independence. Even today, Bretons are a fiercely independent bunch, who take pride in every little bit of their cultural heritage, customs and traditions. All around France, Breton art and culture is appreciated, but of course, the best place to enjoy it is in Brittany. But there ar... [ read more ]

Top 5 beaches in France

Top 5 beaches in France

If you speak of France and summer in the same sentence, the Cote d'Azure or some other beach is bound to come up in the conversation. In fact, France's beaches are some of the best in Europe, and definitely some of the most stylish as well. While the Cote d'Azure is the most famous string of beaches in France, it isn't the only one, nor the most exciting. If you want to skip the crowds and avoid the celebrities and their paparazzis parading on the beach, there are a few more French beaches that ... [ read more ]