5 French travel destination for bookworms

5 French travel destination for bookworms

It's difficult not to enjoy the historical adventure stories about musketeers, queens and kings written by Alexandre Dumas, the heartbreaking novels of Victor Hugo of the Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame fame, and many other exciting tales penned by French authors. And since the best writers write about what they know, various places in France are a huge part of these stories. Even non-French authors have chosen France as the settings of their novels, so for a bookworm traveler in... [ read more ]

The best souvenirs from France and where to buy them

The best souvenirs from France and where to buy them

Even if you're traveling on a tiny budget, if you're having fun you will most likely feel the urge to buy something to remind you of your trip - a souvenir. In French, souvenir means memory - a very fitting name for something that you buy to bring back memories of good old times. You can keep your souvenir for yourself and reminisce about faraway places and adventures, or maybe bring back to friends or family as a proof that you've seen interesting places and returned to tell the tale. So if... [ 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 ]