Cannes Itinerary: How to Make the Most of 2 Days in Cannes!

Cannes Itinerary: How to Make the Most of 2 Days in Cannes!

Since its inception in 1946, the Cannes Film Festival has been a symbol of cinematic excellence and a haven for film artists around the world. Each year, film’s brightest stars gather for a captivating array of screenings and red-carpet events that are every cinephile’s fantasy! But beyond the festival’s glamor and grandeur, Cannes itself is…

Visiting the Tour Montparnasse: Tips for Enjoying the Best View in Paris

Visiting the Tour Montparnasse: Tips for Enjoying the Best View in Paris

Eyesore or eye-catching? Opinions on Paris’ Tour Montparnasse, or Montparnasse Tower in English, have always tended towards one extreme or the other; either way, it sparks reactions.  Reactions were so severe, in fact, that after it was finished in 1973, there was a tremendous outcry. The uproar continued to be so loud that two years…

4 Most Beautiful Luberon Villages to Visit in 2024

The hilltop villages of Provence are legendary: cobbled streets, colorfully-painted doors and window shutters, plants growing in a tangle of vines all throughout the village. But the Provence region is massive: when you talk about Provence, you’re talking about the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of France, which could mean anything from Marseille to Cannes to Aix-en-Provence…

Eguisheim in Winter: 5 Enchanting Things to Do

Eguisheim in Winter: 5 Enchanting Things to Do

A salmon-pink castle, a charming castle, a city literally built in circles around it: what’s not to love about Eguisheim? Add on the fact that it’s part of the Alsace Wine Route, has some of the region’s most adorable half-timbered houses, and has its very own Christmas market with 30-odd stalls selling unique wares… yup,…

17 Cozy Things to Do in Colmar in Winter: An Alsatian Fairytale Town

17 Cozy Things to Do in Colmar in Winter: An Alsatian Fairytale Town

Colmar is possibly the most picturesque town in Alsace — a high distinction in a region that counts Riquewihr, Strasbourg, Kayserberg, Obernai, and Eguisheim amongst its neighbors. With its half-timbered colorful houses, its labyrinth of alleyways, its canal, its artisan shops, not to mention its cute cafés and rustic eateries, Colmar really looks like a…

14 Magical Things to Do in Annecy in Winter

14 Magical Things to Do in Annecy in Winter

Annecy is called the Venice of the Alps. Why? Picture a quaint old town crisscrossed by an intricate system of canals and colorful alleyways, looking out on a pristine turquoise blue lake surrounded by the snow-capped alpine mountains… welcome to Annecy in winter!  The capital of Haute-Savoie is a picture-perfect dreamscape for winter lovers! With…

Annecy Itinerary: 2 Days to Discover the Venice of the French Alps

Annecy Itinerary: 2 Days to Discover the Venice of the French Alps

With its vibrant, colorful alleyways, pristine crystalline lake, and a picturesque backdrop of majestic mountains, Annecy, the capital of Haute-Savoie, is a testament to the modern art of living.  If you’re looking for a scenic vacation destination, Annecy truly has it all: a picture-perfect setting surrounded by a stunning chain of mountains, historic neighborhoods crisscrossed…

10 Festive Things to Do in Strasbourg in Winter

10 Festive Things to Do in Strasbourg in Winter

If you’re planning a winter trip to Strasbourg, you’ve probably already heard of its iconic Christmas markets. After all, it’s among the oldest in all of Europe’s winter markets, a continent known for them! But there are so many other reasons why visiting Strasbourg in winter is a great idea. Known for its distinctive combination…