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Offline Map APPS to Keep Your Trip Organized

Maps or APPS or APPS with Maps: Does anyone still use paper maps or is everyone using APPS ? The answer is Yes! to both. There are ...

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France Travel Info City Guide

France Travel Info wants to help you make vacation memories in France! How will we do this? To start with, we will share our travels ...

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Exploring a French Market in the UK

Exploring a French market is one of my favorite past-times so I was pleased to discover a French market here in England! Approximately ...

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Airport Transportation – Paris

Airport transportation in Paris can easily put a damper on our trip if we allow it. There are lots of options and the costs and ease of mode vary. I’m going to share with you the options that I’ve used, listing the options in terms of their cost in descending order. I usually opt for the least ...

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French Pear Cake with Pear Brandy

This French pear cake with pear brandy is going to be a house favorite! It was so simple to make. If you don’t want to use the brandy then that is not going to create a problem. We were gifted an amazing 20 year old bottle of Poire William (French pear brandy) and I wanted something to showcase the ...

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Vestiges of Vanishing Vespasiennes in Paris

The Vanishing Vespasiennes certainly has a catching ring to it, doesn’t it? Whether it be a boîte à sable, or a Vespasienne, when something is on the verge of disappearing, I just have to document it. Hence, my search for the last Vespasienne in Paris. Curiosity alone was enough to intrigue my ...

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Interesting Links

Are you ready to plan that trip abroad but you are not quite sure where to get started. On this page you'll find travel guide resources for VISAs and passports, travel insurance, and even a great source for the serious budget traveler. My website focuses on France but there are other tourism ...

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Fear and Hope

Let's talk about fear and hope.  What are your fears as a non-French speaking traveler? What’s it like to be a non- French speaking tourist in France? Once upon a not too long ago time, I was that non-French speaking tourist. How did I survive?   I arrived with both fear and hope: fear ...