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
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.
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. On a recent trip… 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. … Read More
When it comes to a romantic city break, Paris and Rome are always top contenders for places to go to sweep your partner off their feet in a romantic, exciting and culture filled few days. With both cities offering many similar advantages, when it comes to making the decision you have to ask yourself – are you a Roman or a Parisian?
How can you love McDonalds in France? It is a country renowned for its rich cuisine and fine wine. Stepping foot in a McDonalds is like thumbing your nose at the French heritage. There is nothing that we love more than sitting in an outdoor cafe, drinking wine and sampling rich cheeses and cured meats. Like the French, we have a love affair with their food. We couldn’t wait to peruse the menu of a restaurant and choose something mouth wateringly delicious. The prix fix menus were our saviour as we could sample a few dishes at a time. Oh yes, we loved eating in France. So Why McDonalds