Alsace is a historic and cultural region of France on the border with Germany. Having changed hands and identities a number of times, the unique history of the area is reflected in the regional food and drink. Here are some of the best specialties you must try if you’re heading to the Alsace region of France.
Gain the Confidence to Drive Anywhere With Tripiamo
Does the thought of driving in a foreign country feel daunting and stressful to you? While planning our travel to Scotland, Jonathan and I quickly realized that the best way for us to explore the country would be as a road trip adventure. So, we rented a car and put his name down on the rental agreement as the sole driver. No need for discussion on this point. There was absolutely no way this American was going to drive on the left side of the road in the UK, or so I thought…
6 Things to Prepare Before Your Trip to Paris
You’re excited about your upcoming travel plans to Paris… You’ve bought your plane tickets, your Parisian accommodations have been booked, and you’ve ensured that your passport doesn’t expire for at least 3 months beyond your departure date. So, you’re ready to go, right?
Not so fast. You have a few more things to check off…
Disneyland Paris Guide & Tips
Are you considering a trip to Disneyland Paris? Here’s your guide for the magical visit, including tips for planning a great day trip and some frequently asked questions about the parks.
Navigating Paris During Strikes and Protests
Strikes and protests are an inevitable part of life in France and particularly in the capital. Knowing what to expect and how to navigate Paris when there is a demonstration is essential for your safety and your sanity. Here are the precautions to take in order to ensure a smooth visit to the city even when there is civil unrest.
4 Misconceptions I Had About France
Surely, I’m not the only one to have held a false stereotype about the French? Before traveling to France, I definitely had certain expectations about French people and the country itself. As it turns out, some of my beliefs were inaccurate and nothing but misconceptions and stereotypes!
Saint-Malo in One Day
Pirates, guard dogs, and tidal islands—oh my! If you’re looking to spend an adventurous day in Saint-Malo, France, there is certainly plenty for you to discover. Here’s your guide on what to do and see over the course of one day in Saint-Malo.
Brittany Food Guide: What to Eat & Drink in Bretagne
Located in the northwest of France, la Bretagne, as we say in French, is sure to delight you with its varied regional cuisine. Here are some of the must-try food and drink specialties of Brittany for you to discover on your trip!
Tips for Americans Driving in France
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.
Common Paris Tourist Scams and How to Avoid Them
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.