30+ Beautiful Small Cities In Europe

Tired of the big city and looking for some small cities in Europe to put on your bucket list? I’ve got you covered. Europe is a top destination for tourists, but we tend to gravitate towards big cities like Paris, London, or Rome when planning a city break. While these cities are undoubtedly amazing, they … Read more

17 Charming Hidden Gems in Provence That You Must Visit

Are you in search of some unique experiences in Provence? Look no further than my guide to discovering over 17 hidden gem towns and villages in the region. While Provence is a beloved destination among travelers, there are still some captivating, lesser-known places waiting to be explored. These hidden gems are quintessentially Provençal, with enchanting … Read more

Top Attractions in Toulouse France, La Ville Rose

There’s not one great thing but many small, beautiful things that make our city and region special.” — Proprietor, N°5 Wine Bar, Toulouse Here’s my guide to visiting the beautiful and underrated city of Toulouse in southwest France. This Toulouse travel guide covers all the top attractions and best things to do and see in … Read more

The Ultimate Itinerary for Visiting France’s Loire Valley

Planning a vacation in France’s Loire Valley? This is the ultimate guide to taking a one week road trip in the Loire Valley. I give you must know tips for visiting the Loire. If you have extra time in France, I also give you tips for extending your stay in France’s Brittany or Normandy regions. … Read more

Guide To Small Secret Museums in Paris — That Aren’t the Louvre

Looking for some unusual things to do in Paris? Here’s my guide to the best small and (mostly) secret museums in Paris. Beyond the glittering I.M. Pei Pyramid at the Louvre lie some of Paris’ greatest treasures. You can peak into artist studios, ogle at themed collections, and enjoy in situ art in a glamorous … Read more

Guide To Monet’s Giverny, His Impressionistic Garden Masterpiece

Need a break from the hurly burly of Paris? Claude Monet’s house and gardens in Giverny are the perfect bucolic destination. Just 50 miles northwest of Paris, Giverny is an easy day trip or weekend getaway from Paris. Giverny is a one-of-a-kind pastoral paradise, born from a great artist’s obsession. It’s a must see site … Read more

Beautiful Hilltop Towns In Provence’s Luberon Valley

Here’s my guide to visiting the most beautiful hilltop towns and villages in the Luberon Valley of Provence. The Luberon features some of France’s most stunning landscapes — rolling hills, gnarled vineyards, mountains of limestone, crumbling castles, and lavender fields galore. Five Luberon villages have the official label “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France,” designating … Read more

20 Most Beautiful Towns In Off the Beaten Path Brittany

Planning a trip to Brittany France? Here’s my guide to the most beautiful towns in Brittany, a dramatic and wild region of northwest France. Brittany is deliciously varied. There’s spectacular scenery — heathland, marshes, a jagged coastline, stunning sand beaches, and azure waves. Brittany is also just filled with secret medieval towns and villages where … Read more

18 Beautiful Towns In Normandy France

Ready for a French fairytale? Here’s my guide to the 18 most beautiful towns in historic Normandy. Many of these pretty Normandy hamlets are easy day trips or weekend getaways from Paris. Parisians refer to Normandy as the “21st Arondissment” and its beautiful coastline as the “Parisian Riviera.” Normandy is also easily accessed from England. … Read more

A French Fairytale: The Best and Most Beautiful Towns in Northern France

Ready for a French fairytale? Here’s my guide to the 30+ of the most beautiful towns in Northern France for your bucket list. Northern France is a wonderful travel destination and one of the best places to road trip in France. Some of these beautiful towns in northern France can even be done as day … Read more