France

Christkindlmarkt. Weihnachtsmarkt. Marché de Noël. Whatever name they go by, Christmas markets are a holiday staple with a long history in Europe. The tradition of the…
Have you ever dreamed of exploring the glorious French countryside, wandering from village to village, poking around ancient churches and long-abandoned châteaux, and finishing each day with a delicious meal and a glass of local wine? Our friend, and walking Read more >
I’ve heard people rave about the Côte d’Azur before; heard about all the celebrities who escape to the French Riviera each year. But I didn’t…
The Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris, France, is also often referred to as “the gardens of seduction,” or “the lovers’ gardens.” The story goes…
When it comes to Paris, it’s really quite impossible to see and feel and experience it all in just one visit. I knew I…
Let’s just get something out in the open: Paris is NOT a cheap destination by any means. It’s a tourist hot spot (I mean,…
Paris. The City of Love. The City of Light. I think every little girl has some sort of romantic idea about Paris. I know…
Credit: TomyLees Welcome to this edition of the Sunday Spotlight on things to Do in Paris. The Sunday Spotlight series is a collaboration of insider travel tips and stories shared by other traveler’s and bloggers around the web – today Read more >
There’s a little drunk person in all of us that loves to swirl wine, admire the ruby red legs, sniff the unusual scents, and pretend that we know what we’re talking about. Yes, I’m talking about wine tasting… every adults Read more >
The past four weeks have seen us enjoying a lot of sporting highlights at the Soccer World Cup in South Africa. By now most of you reading this may have lost interest as your team has been bumped out. I Read more >

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Using Pre-paid Travel Money Cards

My brother first told me about prepaid travel money cards a couple of years ago. He and his wife used a cash passport for their year long trip through South America and raved about how easy and convenient it was. Read more >