Visiting Monet’s house at Giverny is an easy and beautiful day trip from Paris – just a train ride away from the artful color and famous water lilies of his beloved home.
Paris can be a city of decadent luxury – or a budget paradise with a few smart tips. I’m doing it on $100 a day and going to the Ritz too.
Belleville is probably the coolest neighborhood in Paris – street art everywhere, hipster cafes and men with ironic mustaches abound. I can’t get enough.
Whiling away the hours at a friendly cafe in Paris is one of the city’s great pastimes, especially since I’m traveling alone and obsessed with people-watching.
Practicing my French while traveling alone in Paris – it’s not easy. But it’s getting less painful and more rewarding by the day, even with a few stumbles.
In a noisy busy city like Paris, an occasional escape to a tranquil park is needed. The Bois de Boulogne is a leafy green oasis of calm.
Paris is the perfect city to explore by foot – and the solo female walker, or flaneuse, is right at home while getting fully lost.
A whole decadent month living like a local in Paris, my favorite city ever. What are my plans? Reading, cafe-hopping, and walking everywhere.
Visiting Poitiers, a small city in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine in France, and exploring its history through the many beautiful and ancient churches there.
The perfect solo road trip in France: driving around the Dordogne region to see ancient chateaus, eat truffles, and discover ancient history.