If you are a traveler, heading to the city of love for the first time, getting from CDG to Paris or Orly Airport to Paris can seem a bit daunting. Especially if you are unable to speak the language, waiting until you get to the airport to ask around may not be the best of ideas. The transportation system in… Read More
France is one of the most visited countries in Europe. With Mediterranean beaches, the French Alps, metropolitan cities and medieval villages it has it all.
Karen from Urban Pax shares her guide to most charming medieval villages in France that are close to Nice on the French Riviera. The sun shines almost daily on the Cote d’Azur over chic beaches and a cool lifestyle. And people do come here from all over the world to be a part of the French Riviera vibe. Yet, not… Read More
Choosing where to stay in Paris can be difficult. For the first time visitor, it can be overwhelming. Where to Stay in Paris Updated for 2019! Dave and I first visited Paris in 1998 and instantly fell in love with the city. We have returned again and again and each time we discover something different. We have also stayed in… Read More
Many people don’t spend a lot of time in Paris. Accommodation can be expensive, eating out is expensive and people only have a set amount of time before they would like to move on to see the rest of France. While it would take years to really experience everything that Paris has to offer, you can see many of its sites in three days. It will be a busy three days and you will need a vacation after running around the streets of Paris, but it can be done.
Face it: sometimes you don’t have a great deal of time to spend in a city. But I’ve learned that you can pack a lot in in just 24 hours, if you plan ahead and prioritize what you want to do. Here’s what I did with my short 24 hours in Nice, France. By Susan Guillory. 24 Hours in Nice… Read More
My wife and I spend part of the year living in France. When we started we didn’t know anyone there and it would have been easy to just hang out with other expats. But we wanted French friends – that was part of the experience, right? The only problem was that French people have a reputation for being unfriendly to Americans. So it… Read More