If touring around the City of Light on a fat tire beach cruiser is your idea of a good time, you'll love Fat Tire Bike Tours in Paris. American owned and operated, they cater to the English speaking tourist, so Anglophones rejoice!
If you really want to know France, the only way is to learn French. Luckily, Easy French, in the sultry Mediterranean seaport of Marseille is a perfect place to get your feet wet, metaphorically and literally speaking. They provide short term immersion programs so you can learn the language and...more
The most romantic city in the world is indeed, just watch out for the dog poop on the sidewalk! Aside from the poop, Paris is charming, sophisticated and so full of itself, I mean culture that you'll need at least 5 days just to catch the highlights and longer if you really wanna a feel for the place....more
Nothing like a little taste of death to make you appreciate life, is there? The Parisian Catacombs dish that out in very generous proportions: 6 million people's remains are purported to occupy the city of light's dark ossuary. Since the 19th century, these stone mines turned catacombs...more
Chateau d'If was the real life inspiration for Alexander Dumas's 'Count of Monte Cristo' and it still stands today just twenty minutes by boat from the Vieux Port of Marseille. Chateau d'If is the French version of Alcatraz and you should go for all the same reasons: 1)...more
Marseille is a sultry Mediterranean seaport. It bustles with the hustle of immigrants trying to make ends meets for the families there, back in Africa and the Middle East. For inveterate fans of Alexander Dumas and his 'Count of Monte Cristo' a visit to Chateau d'If (the French...more
Le petite Cassis, at the southernmost tip of France's Cote d'Azur is popular for a reason - it's simply tres magnifique! The waters of the Mediterranean here could well be those of the Caribbean. You'll be seduced by the sheltered inlets known as calanques that offer all sorts...more
Every film worth its' salt that has Paris as a backdrop has to, by Parisian Film Board decree, have at least one shot of the Arc de Triomphe in it. Otherwise, no permit will be issued. Seriously, though IMHO, the Arc de Triomphe has got to be the world most pompously beautiful roundabout in the...more