A blog giving 10 essential tips to help prepare for travel to Europe from North America.
Americans have fewer vacation days than a lot of our fellow travelers. For us, it’s even more important to capitalize on our time away and make the most of a trip. To fully experience a city and its charms, I like taking a small-group tour for a few hours. A tour offers you the… Continue reading Why You Should Take a Small Group Tour
Paris is the city of love, lights, food, art, culture, and history. To me, nothing is more romantic than strolling down historic, cobbled lanes uncovering the city’s past. The city teases you, tantalizes you, and makes you feel like you’re living in a dream. But nothing can ruin that reverie faster than standing in a… Continue reading Sightseeing & Day Trips from Paris with The Paris Guy
The "Sun King" Louis XIV made it into a magnificent estate. Countless courtiers danced, drank, and debauched there. Marie-Antoinette enjoyed decadent confectionaries amid palatial splendor there. Revolutionaries stormed its gates. The peace treaty ending World War I was signed there. Where did all this history occur? The Palace of Versailles, in France, of course. As… Continue reading The Palace of Versailles—a Paris Day Trip
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about taking another visit to Paris. Although I’m not sure when that trip may be in the cards, I thought I would highlight my top five favorite Paris attractions—if it doesn’t get me booking a ticket, maybe it will spur you on!?! Cluny Museum Ancient meets medieval at the… Continue reading Top Five Paris Attractions