France

most dangerous places in Paris

The 5 Most Dangerous Places In Paris To Watch Out For

Ah, the City of Lights, the city of love, the home of the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower – there’s hardly a more romantic urban conglomeration in the world, eh? Not so fast. The French capital most certainly has a grittier, darker side to it than the mighty monuments and prestigious museums might let on. Those are what we’ll focus in on here in our guide to...

cheapest places in France

The 9 Cheapest Places to Live in France On A Budget

From the rolling lavender fields of Provence to the medieval hill towns of the Loire Valley, the alpine resorts of the Haute Savoie to the Mediterranean beaches of the Cote d’Azur, the home of the Eiffel Tower has oodles of draws for would-be expats. But what are the cheapest places to live in France? Cue this guide. It’s all about pinpointing the most...

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Basic French Phrases: 59 Essential Words to Learn

Whether you’re thinking of traveling to France or one of the many other French-speaking countries, knowing some basic French phrases will help you navigate the streets, order a must-try dish off the menu, and get to know the friendly locals. Plus, it’ll help you dive deeper into the culture and learn a thing or two about the local way of life. While...

Marseille or nice

Marseille or Nice? Which City In The French Riviera?

The Côte d’Azur, or French Riviera, is one of France’s most popular holiday destinations – and rightly so. With its stunning beaches, warm climate, and expansive views of the glittering Mediterranean Sea, it’s no wonder that tourists have been coming here to unwind since the 18th century. For city lovers, the choice of where to go in the region often comes down...

most dangerous animals in France

The 11 Scariest & Most Dangerous Animals In France

Think France, think smelly cheese and snow-covered ski runs, bucolic countryside and handsome bastide towns. Yep, we doubt that you’ll even give the most dangerous animals in France a second-thought when planning your trip to the land of the Eiffel Tower and the Haute-Savoie. That’s probably how it should be, but here’s some info on them anyhow… The...

spiders in France

Spiders In France: 7 Interesting Species To Watch Out For

Bad news for arachnophobes, but over 1000 species of spiders live in France. These eight-legged critters inhabit the whole country from the islands to the cities to the alps. But the good news is that most of them are completely harmless to humans and actually help keep other pests at bay.  However, there are a few that you should watch out for. France has two...

coldest places in france

Coldest Places in France: 9 of the Chilliest Destinations

France with its medieval cities, alpine villages, and Mediterranean beaches is a country of vast climatic diversity. Places like Montpellier and Marseille can receive upwards of 2,500 hours of sunshine a year with average highs of 75 degrees in the summer months, but head to the Alps and it is a different story. The north of the country and its mountainous peaks, ski...

north france vs south france

North France Vs South France: A Complete Regional Guide

North France vs South France – now that’s no easy one to weigh up. This nation of prized wines and rolling vineyards is a cracking place to travel, and both sides have their own pulls. But which is better for you an your travel buddies this year? That’s what this guide will aim to unveil. It will run through a series of key aspects about both halves of...

Warmest Places In France

The 7 Warmest Places In France To Chase The Sun This Year

Calling all sun seekers and sea lovers, the warmest places in France promise to fill any vacation with oodles of UV and Vitamin D. They’re the spots where you can chase the best weather in the land of baguettes and bouillabaisse, where you can laze down on shimmering sands, and sail seas under the endless gaze of the sun. This guide outlines seven of the top...