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24 hours in Paris

Eiffel Tower

Whether you’re just stopping through or doing a day trip from London, Paris is a must when traveling in Europe! Even if you only have 24 hours in Paris. A day might not seem like much and you’ll probably want to book more time if you can, but if you absolutely can only squeeze in

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Top 5 wines to drink in France

white and red wine

Experiencing a country’s food and drinks is a must when traveling, especially when you’re traveling to a place that is renowned for its exquisite wine.  France is home to many incredible appellations that produce some of the world’s finest wine but that also means it’s overwhelming trying to decide what to imbibe and what to

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10 off the beaten path things to do in Paris

Montmartre cemetery

You could spend a whole week in Paris and still need time to see its more famous attractions, like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Catacombs, Sacre Coeur, and the list goes on.  But, if you’ve been to Paris before or just want to see the less-touristy side of the City of Light,

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Best day trips from Paris

I love Paris and could happily spend weeks there just seeing every corner of the city, but there are so many amazing places in France to visit that can easily be done with a few day trips from Paris! From historical beaches to royal residences, there’s no shortage of cool regions to explore and it’s

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Nice two-day itinerary

Nice, France

Ah, the French Riviera! When Rick and I were there I couldn’t help but fall in love with the views, the welcoming people, and that relaxed Mediterranean ambiance. It was one of the highlights of our trip and probably where we got some of our most idyllic photos during our two-week Europe trip. One of

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24 hours in Cannes

Boats in Cannes

Feel like a film star when you explore Cannes, home of the International Film Festival, gorgeous beaches, and plenty of oceanfront dining. While the majority of your time in Cannes will probably be spent relaxing enjoying the “c’est la vie” attitude of the south of France, there are still plenty of things to do in


Review of EF Go Ahead Tours


Everyone has their own preference when it comes to how they travel and one of my favorites is with tour groups. I love that they coordinate transportation, hotels, and the agenda and I just get to enjoy the ride. I’ve done a couple of tours with EF Ultimate Break and this summer I brought Rick

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10 can’t-miss Paris experiences

Paris is one of those romantic cities that I absolutely love returning to time after time. With towering attractions, cute bistros, and decadent food, it’s a wonderful city to get lost in and fall in love with – especially on our relaxed Paris itinerary! But, if you’re looking for must-dos when it comes to things

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French food and wine by region

White wine pouring into a glass

France is known for exquisite cuisine and wonderful wine, and while it’s hard to make a wrong choice while dining in France there are certain dishes and wines that are regional specialties that you should indulge in while traveling there. If visiting some of France’s main wine producing regions, treat yourselves to the wines and