Category Archives: France

Touring French Wine Country – Budget and Itinerary

Planning a tour of French wine country can feel overwhelming and frustrating, especially when you’re trying to do it on a budget. France is an expensive country to visit and there’s a huge amount of ground to cover.  Starting in Paris and heading counter clockwise, we worked our way west to the beaches of Normandy, south to Marseille, and ended in beautiful Champagne country.  Our itinerary covered 22 days. In this guide we explain how we got around, where we stayed, where our best wine experiences occurred, and the general sites and highlights we visited along the way.
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How to Get the Best Car Rental Price In Europe – IT WORKS, 100% GUARANTEED!

Many people think that renting a car in Europe has to be expensive. Those that go the traditional route of renting  through the big names like Avis, Budget, and Hertz will surely be overpaying. If you’re planning on renting a car for at least 15 days in Europe you can save a small fortune by going through a lease buyback program. Two reputable companies offering this service are Peugeot (Poo-dʒou) and Renault (Re-new).  We purchased a brand new car in France for ONLY $28 per day through <Auto Europe> Continue reading How to Get the Best Car Rental Price In Europe – IT WORKS, 100% GUARANTEED!

Best Travel Guide to See France’s FREE World War I & II Sites

As we road tripped through France, wine wasn’t the only thing that fueled our agenda. Passionate about history, Harry and I sought out landmarks that were scattered across the country to learn more about how both World Wars impacted the people and countries involved. We primarily used Rick Steves’ Whirlwind Three-Week Tour of France by Car as a rough guide and we found a few of our own hidden gems along the way. Continue reading Best Travel Guide to See France’s FREE World War I & II Sites