9 Beautiful Streets in Paris

9 Beautiful Streets in Paris   Paris has many beautiful streets. You’ll likely see headlines such as “Paris’ prettiest streets” in travel blogs. Quite honestly, it would be difficult to say which streets are THE prettiest, but here are 9 of them you should visit,...

What’s Special about Besançon?

Have you heard of the city of Besançon?   Along with being the birthplace of Victor Hugo, Besançon is the capital of the Franche-Comté region in eastern France. This city of over 100,000 people is a thriving center of research, a great place to live, and a...

10 French Beverage (Spiked) Specialties

10 French Beverage (Spiked) Specialties Along with fantastic food, France is known for liquid specialties in each corner of the country. France has quite a heritage for alcoholic beverages! Several regions are famous for different wines, and the characteristics of...

Traveling Inside France

Once you get to France, you may want to travel inside the country. Is the train the only way? Train travel in France is efficient, inexpensive, and peaceful. But it’s not the only way to travel! (I’ll still supply you with a few tips for train travel, though.) Trains...

Not Too Early to Plan Travel to France

December is both an ending and a beginning.   The end of the year, yet our minds are moving ahead to the blank slate of the following year. L’année prochaine… As you end this calendar year, your thoughts might already be on the trips you want to take next year or...

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5 Dream Honeymoons in France

5 Dream Honeymoons in France

France is a dream spot for your honeymoon. Here are five destinations to consider before you tie the knot. (And if you aren’t getting married, they’re STILL good ideas for your next dream vacation! Although you can’t...

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Hiking in France

Hiking in France

Hiking in France France is ideal for hikers. It supplies endless landscapes perfect for hiking, along with well-marked trails. The verb is randonner in French, while a hike is une randonnée. On the one hand, hiking in...

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Travel and Language Resources

Hit the Road: Free eBook!

There’s something special about seeing France by car. The freedom to set your pace, to see the out-of-the way places. Here are 5 Made-for-You road trips in 5 of the loveliest regions of France. Free 34-page eBook. Just rent a car and go!

Magical Paris: Over 100 Things to Do Across Paris

Magical Paris: The places you most want to see, as well as places you’ve never read about anywhere. Magical Paris gives both, not just tourist hubs, but ALL of Paris. All across Paris…discover the magic.

A French Garden: The Loire Valley

Here’s a place you might see only in your dreams, but it’s just an hour south of Paris … the Loire Valley. This is your guide for this enchanted place, with all you’ll need for an unforgettable trip.

Real French for Travelers Online Course

Learn travel French online…a great way to prepare for your trip to France! Whether you’re starting from zero or needing a good review, this course fits your schedule. It’s yours to keep. Click the image to learn more.

FREE French Mini-Course: Polite Words and Expressions

Get ready for your trip to France with this FREE online mini-course covering polite words and expressions. Video lessons will tell you how, what, and when to say polite expressions and greetings in France.

Real French for Travelers: The Book

When you go to France, why grab your phrasebook when you can learn REAL French? Simple chapters will take you from zero to past tense in clear lessons. Tons of travel vocabulary, too! (Also in online course)

Regions of France

Everything under the sun . . .

More things to do in France and travel tips, too! 

Along with travel tips that will help you have a great trip, there are many activities you can do in France. (Hiking, biking, boating, cooking classes, language study vacations . . . ) Have a look at this Alphabetical List (click the button) to find what you’re looking for!