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 ]

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 ]

10 things you didn’t know about Paris

10 things you didn’t know about Paris

Paris, the French capital, is talked about so much, photographed so much and visited so much that it might see like there's nothing that the city can hide anymore. But Paris is not as easy to figure out as you might think, and it knows how to keep secrets that only the locals know sometimes. If you are curious about the hidden secrets of the city of love and romance, here are 10 things you didn't know about Paris. 1. Foreign monuments Some of the most beloved monuments in Paris are actually Br... [ read more ]

A short guide to Alsace

A short guide to Alsace

Studying the history of Alsace would probably be a nightmare for school kids. This region (currently belonging to north-western France) has changed hands so many times between France and Germany throughout history that its culture became completely unique. When you're traveling through Alsace, you'll wonder whether you're in France, in Germany or something else altogether! Suffice to say, Alsace is one of the most interesting and picturesque regions of France. It is a place of extraordinary beau... [ read more ]