Travel Reading: Books (and Magazines) That Make You Feel Like You’re in France

I love France and Europe in general. And, while I plan my next European adventure, I’ve found plenty of reading material to stoke my passion for my favorite French destinations. Taschen’s Paris by Angelika Taschen (2008) Eye candy for Francophiles, this beautiful hardcover volume is full of Dr. Angelika Taschen’s personal Parisian favorites- hotels, boutiques, restaurants, bars, cafés, and ... Read Full Article

Travel Reading: Personal Narratives on Life in France

This is the third in my “Travel Reading” series of posts. For a list of books that deal with French culture and politics in general (and are a great place to start your exploration), check out my post, “Travel Reading: French Culture". For more information on French Food, look at Travel Reading: Food and Culinary Writings. Have you ever thought about packing up and moving to France for a year ... Read Full Article

Travel Reading: Food and Culinary Writings

This is the second in my “Travel Reading” series of posts. For a list of books that deal with French culture and politics in general (and are a great place to start your exploration), check out my post, “Travel Reading: French Culture,” Do you dream of buttery croissants? Have you ever quested to find the best salade niçoise or canard confit in France? Would you rather drive halfway across town ... Read Full Article

Travel Reading: French Culture

  As I sat down to write this post on some of what I consider to be the best books out there on France and French culture, I had an extremely difficult time narrowing down my list. So, I decided to divide up my “Travel Reading” posts into different categories pertaining to French culture, language and travel. Here is the first of three installments, intended to give you a general overview ... Read Full Article