Driving by car is a great way to explore France, travel on your own schedule, and see areas of the country that are harder to access by public transportation. As an American, you’ll find that driving in France is not all that different from driving in the United States. Let’s look at some of the key differences and important road signs so that you know what to expect when driving in France.
As one of the most visited cities in Europe, Paris attracts a large number of tourists every year, making it an ideal spot for scammers and swindlers to take advantage. One of the best ways we can avoid scams is by being aware of the most common cons so that you can easily recognize them. Here are some common scams that you may encounter in Paris when you are visiting, where you’ll see them, and how to protect yourself and your belongings. Some of these scams are typical of large cities and a few are more unique to Paris.
On the fence about making the trip out to Disneyland® Paris during this summer vacation? Not sure if it’s worth it or if you have enough time to fit it into your itinerary? Here’s why you should consider heading to Disneyland® Paris during your visit to the French capital.
The Tour de France is an annual men’s cycling race. Every year the route changes, but the final stage of the race ends in Paris, France. If you’re visiting the capital at this time of year, it’s a thrilling summer event you won’t want to miss. Bonus—it’s completely free to watch the Tour de France in person!
These essential phone apps will help you navigate Paris during your upcoming trip so that you can get the most out of your time here in the city. Ensure that you stay connected throughout your travel and download these mobile apps before you arrive in France!
There are always tons of fun events and performances in the city for locals and tourists alike, and I’ve put together a round-up of the best ones. You’ll definitely want to mark down these fun activities so that you stay up to date on what’s happening in the French capital this summer
Traveling to Paris, France? I have some thoughts about what you should do on your upcoming trip to Paris, and my advice might ruffle some feathers. I know some of you will disagree with me, but I hope you’ll hear me out. My honest, unpopular opinions regarding the City of Light might even get you to change a couple things on your itinerary!
Have you ever wondered what the equivalent of 911 is in France or what you should do in an emergency situation? Unlike in the United States of America where there is one single emergency telephone number, there are multiple emergency numbers in France. Get familiar with the most important French emergency numbers before your next trip.
Traveling solo can be an incredibly rewarding experience although it can also be very daunting, especially the first time. We’ve been told the world is a scary place and unsafe to venture out into alone. As a solo traveler, you do have to rely heavily on yourself but that doesn’t mean you have to be afraid. Here are some helpful tips and advice on what to keep in mind and how to stay safe on your next solo adventure.
One of the first signs that spring has arrived to Paris is when the magnolias start blooming. These large flowering trees boast impressive pink flowers starting in early spring. You can find them dotted around the capital, and they are sure to lift your spirits after the gloom of winter. Here are some of my favorite spots to find magnolias blooming in Paris!