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Paris to Versailles: 5 Easy Steps & €5,25 via Train

We absolutely loved touring the Palace of Versailles and gardens (read our other post on the “10 Things to Do in Paris for Less Money” for more information), but before we arrived in France, we weren’t sure how we were going to get to the Palace of Versailles. Should we [...]

By |November 4th, 2015|France|0 Comments

5 Sauternais Chateaus, 3 Failures, 2 Tastings, and 1 New Love

Sauternais is a region known for its sweet, white wines (Sauternes) located in the south east region of Bordeaux, about 30 minutes from Bordeaux city center.  Sauternais’ wines are blends of Semillion, Sauvignon blanc, and sometimes Muscadelle grapes. With Kira having the sweet tooth that she does, this region was [...]

By |October 1st, 2015|France|0 Comments

Driving from Nice to Bordeaux – Should You Do It?

As we were planning our trip to France, we knew we wanted to visit Paris, then Nice, and end our journey in Bordeaux. We also knew we wanted to take the train from Paris to Nice (read post on “How to Get from Paris to nice via Train” here), but we [...]

By |October 1st, 2015|France|0 Comments

How to Get from Paris to Nice via Train

The big question travelers ask themselves when going from Paris to Nice is should I fly or should I take the train? While there are many pros and cons about both as you can imagine, this post is not intended to answer that question, but rather guide you through the [...]

By |September 27th, 2015|France|0 Comments

10 Best Things to Do in Paris for Less Money

Before my wife and I went to Paris, we did extensive research on what to visit, optimum times to visit, how we could find the best deals (we are frugal travelers), how we could experience the culture more authentically, how to get around (i.e. bus, train, plane, cab, bike, etc.) [...]

By |September 27th, 2015|France|2 Comments
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