For whatever reason, many first-time visitors to the French capital find themselves feeling a bit nervous during the planning stage. Paris has certainly gained a […]
Getting There & Transport
Why I Love Taking the Eurostar From Paris to London (& Why to Consider It)
As someone who travels frequently between France and the UK, I can’t count the number of times I’ve hopped on a Eurostar train from Paris […]
Paris Boat Tours & Cruises: Are They Worth Your Time?
Most “top attractions” lists for the French capital, including our own, suggest a Paris boat tour of the Seine or other waterways in the capital. […]
Paris Airport Taxis: How to Use Them (& Avoid the Bad Ones)
I still remember my first bad taxi ride from Charles de Gaulle Airport. I was returning home from a visit with family in California, lugging […]
Travel Insurance for France: What You Need to Know
For this first article in a series of practical tips I’ll refer to as “Paris Trip Planning Q&A“, let’s tackle a boring, but entirely necessary, […]
2019-2020 Strikes in France & Paris: Will Your Travel Plans be Affected?
Starting in early December, 2019, major transportation strikes in France have severely affected trains, Paris metro and bus service, some flights to and from France […]
When is the Best Time to Visit Paris? A Season-by-Season Breakdown
In all the years I’ve covered Paris, the question I’ve been asked more than any other is “When do you recommend I go?” Again and […]