Travel Journey of the Week: Provence

Traveling in the spring is my favorite time to explore. Here is a trip that is great to do before the hot summer days set in: Provence. Share your experiences with us.

Travel Journey of the Week: Paris

For the first journey, I thought I’d pick the place that I last visited.  There is so much that can be shared about Paris, so hopefully this will be an easy topic for our first challenge.  What makes the city so great?  Here is how you can contribute: 1. Each Sunday, a place will be…

Paris by Métro: République

République at a Glance Lines=3, 5, 8, 9, 11 Arrondissement=3rd Tip=There is more than one exit for this metro.  Knowing the street you want to exit on can save you some time and walking. Sights Within 1 Kilometer: North Canal Saint-Martin-450m Chez Prune-600m Hôtel du Nord-800m Pink Flamingo-850m Jardin Villemin-1km East Hôpital Saint-Louis-1km South Place…

The Language of Food in France Part 1

Visiting France is a culinary overload.  There are fromageries, boulangeries, and charcuteries.  What does it all mean?  Follow the slideshow tutorial to learn the basics.

Paris by Métro: Saint Sulpice

Saint Sulpice at a Glance Line=4 Arrondissement=6th Sights Within 1 Kilometer: North Les Deux Magots– 300m Café de Flore– 300m Saint Germain des Prés- 350m Delacroix Museum– 550m Oscar Wilde’s Hotel- 650m Seine/Quais- 900m Pont des Arts- 1km East Saint Sulpice– 300m Man Ray’s Home and Studio- 350m Musée de Luxembourg-500m Palais du Luxembourg– 650m…

Paris by Métro: Abbesses

Abbesses at a Glance Line=12 Arrondissement=18th Tip=Use the elevator.  There are a lot of stairs. Sights Within 1 Kilometer: North Mural of Je T’aime-52m Picasso’s Studio-300m Espace Salvador Dali-400m Moulin de la Galette-500m Renoir’s Home-500m Montmartre Vineyard-600m Square Suzanne Buisson-600m Musée de Montmartre-650m Au Lapin Agile-650m East Funicular-400m Place du Tertre-400m Sacre Coeur Basilica-550m West…

Paris by Métro: Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre

Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre at a Glance Line=1/7 Arrondissement=1st Sights Within 1 Kilometer: North Palais Royal-180m Galerie Colbert-550m Galeries Vivienne-600m East E. Dehillerin-600m Les Halles-900m* Saint-Eustache-900m* Pont Neuf-900m Rue Montorgueil-950m South Seine/Quais-500m Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel-350m West Louvre Museum-220m Tuileries-400m Angelina-650m Place Vendôme-800m Musée D’Orsay-1km Sights Details: North Palais Royal: Unfortunately you cannot get…

Moment in Auvers-Sur-Oise, France

Auvers-Sur-Oise is a great day trip from Paris.  As I sat on the train, I imagined I was Van Gogh, Monet, or another impressionist escaping to the countryside.  If you’d like to know more about the town, you can check out my blog post about it. Here is a video I took while at Dr….

Paris by Métro: Saint-Paul

St. Paul at a Glance Line=1 Arrondissement=4th Tip=There is an escalator towards the center of the platform that you can use to go up. Sights Within 1 Kilometer: North Agoudas Hakehilos Synagogue-130m Mona Lisait Bookstore-210m* Bibliothèque historique de la ville de Paris-250* Musée Carnavalet-300m Musée National Picasso-600m East Saint-Paul/Saint-Louis Church-69m* Village Saint-Paul-270m* Sully Hôtel-290m Place…