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France is a European destination filled with rich culture and unforgettable travel opportunities. Here are some of our favorite travel articles and travel blogs on France.

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What to do in Paris and the Montparnasse

Exploring Paris: Why We Love Montparnasse

Famous for its art history, the 14th arrondissement is one of our favorite places in Paris. Here's what to do and see in Montparnasse.

Van Gogh’s Limestone Canvas: A Modern Exhibit in a Provençal Quarry

See the artwork of Vincent Van Gogh in a unique way with larger than life projections floating about in the Cathedrale d’Images.
A sidewalk cafe in Marais, Paris. Photo by Victor Block

Le Marais: Don’t Miss This Often-Overlooked District in Paris

Though often missed by visitors, Le Marais has a colorful history and present-day attractions that make it a must-see when visiting Paris.
Surfing at Bondi Beach in Australia. Photo by Tourism Australia.

My Top 10 Destinations

Every "top 10" list reflects the unique experiences of its writer. Here is my own biased destinations list.
Bishorn is one of the best Alps for beginners to climb

5 Easy Mountains to Climb in the Alps this Summer

With the help of a mountain guide, anyone in good physical shape can summit these five easy mountain climbs in the Alps.
Malbec wine region in Cahors, France

Getting to the Root of Malbec in Cahors, France

While Malbec from Argentina is well-known, it was a transplant from France. To sample Malbec as it was originally grown, try the wine from the Cahors region in France.
The small towns and back roads in Brittany, France, offer cultural and culinary delights around every corner. Photo by Rich Grant

Traveling Down the Backroads of Brittany

The wilds of Brittany are different from the rest of France. Brittany has its own language, music and culinary traditions. Explore its small towns and you’ll find flower-filled window boxes, charming homes and exquisite gardens.
Christmas Market in Tallinn

Christmas Spirit: Our Favorite European Christmas Markets

In Europe, Christmas markets are a treasured holiday tradition. Here are some of our favorites.
A sign warning those who enter the Paris catacombs. Photo by Clare Radcliffe Thorne

Underground Paris: Exploring the Catacombs

A mother-daughter trip to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower and dine near the Champs Elysees takes an unexpected turn when they head underground into the city's historic catacombs.
Sunset in Cassis on the French Riviera. Photo by Annie Palovcik

Three Small-Town Jewels of the Riviera

For laid-back charm and genuine local life, nothing matches the smaller Riviera towns.
Snorkeling on Reunion Island. Photo by Lauren Beche

Exploring Réunion Island: Adventure in the Indian Ocean

Adventure abounds on this French island in the Indian Ocean between Mauritius and Madagascar. From kayaking to diving to sampling the local cuisine, here's what to do and see on Réunion Island.
The L’Impressionniste, a luxury hotel barge by European Waterways, cruises through Burgundy, France. Photo by David Powell

Cruising through Burgundy on a Luxury Hotel Barge

David Powell cruises through Burgundy on the luxury hotel barge, L’Impressionniste. Here's what he experienced in this beautiful part of France.

Lessons from the Beaten Path: Pilgrimage to Lourdes, France

Each year, faith lures five million pilgrims to this religious city in France. I was one of them.

Ile de Ré: Sea, Surf and Sun

With its perfect climate all year round tempered by the Gulf Stream, Ile de Ré is best enjoyed outside of the busy summer months and away from the crowds.

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