House, Business or Mobile (Cell) Phone Numbers in France Finding a French phone number (or "Numéro Téléphone France"), whether for someone’s house or business, is easy if you read French or have the Google tool bar to do the translation, as the major French telephone directories don’t use English. All French phone numbers are ten […]
One of the best ways to see Paris’ bridges is on a Seine River Cruise. Not only do you get to sail under the bridges, but you also get close enough to look at any interesting features, some of which can only be seen from the water.
The town of Aix-en-Provence has an interesting Christmas festival. Each year in December, the Festival of New Oil takes place to celebrate the season’s new olive oil and fresh truffles.
During the January Paris Sale, the City Transforms into a Bargain Basement for Fashion: Any city which starts the new year with a huge sale must be a serious shopping city. And yes, Paris is a serious shopping city! The year begins with the launch of its winter sales, which lasts for five whole weeks […]
Angelina Has A reputation for the Best Hot Chocolate in Paris: Here’s a little secret for lovers of hot chocolate. If you’re wondering around the Jardin de Tuileries or visiting the Louvre, plan on a visit to Angelina whose legendary hot chocolate has made this place so famous with locals and visitors over the years. […]
La Maison Stohrer – A Patisserie Whose History is as rich as its Desserts: The French are famous as pastry chefs and if you have a sweet tooth and a love of history, you’ll want to make tracks for La Maison Stohrer on your Paris holiday. Situated at 51, rue Montorgueil in Paris’ 2nd arrondissement, […]
Paris is now Connected – Free Wi-Fi hotspots in parks, gardens and other public places: The good news is that Paris has completed its roll-out of free Wi-Fi hotspots and parks, squares and other public places in all 20 arrondissements are now connected. Yes, you are no longer held ransom to the exorbitant charges that […]
Paris, the city of Romance: An essential part of any holiday in Paris is a cruise on the Seine River. The number of river cruise operators and riverboats plying the Seine is evidence of the popularity of this tourist attraction. Cruising down the Seine River on a dinner cruise is a truly romantic and memorable […]
Once dubbed The Little Rome in Gaul, Arles was a popular city with Van Gogh and others: When you arrive in Arles, it quickly becomes clear that Van Gogh lived here for a while, although sadly the town folks didn’t show him much appreciation at the time. Things are quite different today, of course. All […]
France’s Wild Wild West: The Camargue is an interesting region in the South of France, very much like its own separate little country. As you cross into the region, the scenery takes on a huge change. Instead of elegant French chateaux, medieval villages or Roman ruins, you’ll see vast stretches of marshes and wetlands, pastures, […]