World War II Sites in Europe – Key Locations

Things To Do in France

When most people think of Europe, they either think of its romantic cobblestone streets (Paris, Rome, Prague!) or its mouthwatering local delicacies (Modena, Alsace!). Yet, too few picture its agitated and often tragic history, which may not be as rosy but is infinitely more important. For history to stop repeating itself, we must remember the […]

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My Favorite Museums in London

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Back in the days when I lived in London, I had two dilemmas: a lot of free time thanks to a non-traditional work schedule, but no funds to fill my schedule. I never was a museum person, but quickly I came to the realization that I didn’t have much of a choice if I wanted to spend […]

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Hiking Volcanoes in Auvergne: My Experience

Hiking a volcano wasn’t exactly part of my French tourism plan. Somehow my mind and body never got along very well, and anything that involves just the slightest amount of coordination is more often than not a very bad idea. Being outdoors and staying active, I enjoy – making a fool of myself by landing […]

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4 Day Trips From Annecy You Should Consider Doing

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While Annecy has enough things to do and quaint canalside houses to photograph to keep anyone busy for a few days, sometimes it’s nice to get out in nature and breathe the fresh Alpine air. Indeed, the Haute-Savoie department has plenty of worthwhile activities that will appeal to both leisurely and thrill-seeking visitors. Here are suggestions […]

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Vichy, France: The Ultimate French Spa Town

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Vichy spas are, to say the least, abundant.Very few cities in the world can boast being a spa capital – and luckily for me, Vichy is one of them. Located in the beautiful Auvergne region, it is easily reachable by train from Paris, Clermont-Ferrand and Lyon, which only makes it even easier to add to […]

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10 Little Known Facts About France

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Now that I have been living in France for a while, I have started to notice some interesting facts about France that make the French so… French. Want to know what I found out? Read on. 1.  No tipping Service is included in all restaurant bills. While it does feel weird to leave nothing on […]

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