Practical Tips for Visiting Paris: How to Avoid Mistakes

Paris is a great city that can never disappoint. You can return again and again and there is always something fantastic to experience, something to see that you haven’t seen before and eat food you haven’t…

Day Trip to Loire Valley Castles: Chambord, Chenonceau, Amboise

Loire Valley is the region called the ‘Garden of France’ for a good reason. Countless acres of beautiful woods, vineyards, and farmland that produce some of France’s top delicacies, combined with history and beautiful architecture. It calls…

Vaux le Vicomte Castle – Alternative to Versailles

As some of you might have noticed, I’m a castle fanatic. I’m also on a mission to visit all the best fairy tale castles in Europe. It comes as no surprise then that I headed…

Mont St Michel From Paris: Tips for Visiting

The legendary Mont St Michel castle in France was for years on the short list of places I wanted to visit. Rising dramatically from the sea it’s an abbey, city and an island in one. It’s actually a…

The Most Haunted Places in the World

As a solo female traveler, I have had a few scary moments during my travels. I got a dengue fever in the Philippines, my bus was kidnapped in Mexico, and I survived a scooter crash…

Exploring the Culinary Side of Nice – Food Tour in Nice

Although I studied in Paris for a while and visited both larger and smaller towns around France, I never had a chance to explore the French Riviera until this year (2015). The south of France…

Studying French in Paris With EF Paris

Paris is usually one of the most popular destinations in Europe that every tourist wants to visit. I visited Paris for the first time at the age of 16 but ended up coming back many…