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Shop the Markets of Provence and the Cote d’Azur

When in Provence, checking out the many street markets is a must. While in France we build our sightseeing around the markets. We get to the town early, visit the market and spend the rest of the day visiting the sights. The vendors at these markets are friendly and most will speak at least a …

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Discover Dijon, France

Dijon, France is a charming, walkable town that offers lots of interesting nooks and crannies for the adventurous tourist. There are several museums, and fascinating churches as well as shops and restaurants galore. Dijon is located in the heart of the Burgundy wine region of France, so the food is hearty and delicious”¦great cheeses, Beef …

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Driving in France

Driving in France can be a wonderful experience, even for first-time travelers. You can explore the countryside at your own pace and visit little towns that you will be zooming past on a train. It is our preferred way to travel in France (outside of Paris.) Here are some hints and information on driving in …

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Finding Hotels in Paris

Finding lodging in Paris is not a problem as long as you have unlimited funds and you are booking early. But it seems that most people are looking for the quintessentially charming yet inexpensive French hotel. Those are not so easy to find and you’ll get precious little help by relying on the French star …

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Enjoy Germany’s Varied Landscape

Germany is a beautiful country with a diverse landscape and an intriguingly historic past. Since the fall of the Berlin wall, the reunification of the country has energized its citizens and provided the impetus for growth and an increased focus on tourism. Germany’s climate is mostly temperate. Extreme temperature lows and highs are rare. Winter …

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10 Top Sights in Germany

The beautiful country of Germany holds many treasures for the visitor; here are what I consider the top 10 sights in Germany. 10 Top Sights in Germany The AlpsIf you head south of Munich, you will find some of the most beautiful scenery Germany has to offer. The Alps stretch over most of Southern Bavaria …

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Inspiration in the South of France

There is nowhere like the South of France; the warm sun and the Mediterranean Sea influence everything: the food, the wine, the architecture and the way of life. After Paris, the south is France’s most popular vacation destination for foreign visitors and the French themselves. Although agriculture has been the mainstay in the economy for …

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