Category Archive for "France"

Lyon

Dec 11 2016

Lyon was not my favorite city in France. I feel like a traitor francophile for admitting I’m not a great fan of the…

Tours, France

Apr 19 2015

Ici, vivre est un art. “Here, living is an art.” That’s the fitting (and so much cooler in French) slogan for the…

Hidden Gem: La Vie Romantique

Jan 25 2015

Beautiful, artistic Paris in the heyday of the Romantic era. You’ll find it best preserved at the Musée de la Vie Romantique, a…

Futuroscope

Sep 07 2014

Poitiers sits about three hours southwest of Paris, a straight shot if you’re taking the high-speed TGV. Like many French cities, Poitiers has…

Saint-Malo

Aug 31 2014

If you’re visiting Mont Saint-Michel, you must stop by its neighbor, Saint-Malo. The medieval town draws visitors from around the world with its scenic beaches and rich…

Mont Saint Michel

Aug 24 2014

The photo is iconic, and if you go here, you will undoubtedly snap the same picture. Pyramid-like, Mont Saint-Michel rises from the…

Eiffel Tower

Dec 22 2013

Iconic and eternal, somehow this industrial, iron tower symbolizes romance, beauty and all the je ne sais quoi that is French life.…

Christmas in Paris

Dec 15 2013

Parisians are much in the habit of putting large, majestic Christmas trees in front of (or, in the case of the Galeries…