Are you a Francophile who’s been to Paris a few times, and ready to see the rest of the country? Or maybe you want to start your journey in Paris, but then see a few top spots beyond the City of Lights? If so, these top French destinations may just be right for you.
Obviously you can’t miss Nice. The beautiful Mediterranean destination offers its own brand of glamour, alongside tradition and history. Plus, the beaches and delicious seaside dining make this city the perfect mix of beach and European vacations.
Wine aficionados will adore Bordeaux and all the tasting and tours it has to offer. However, even if you’re not in it for the drinks, you’ll still find lots of history and culture to keep you occupied, from UNESCO World Heritage sites to the city squares.
A foodie capital, Lyon is growing by leaps and bounds, and beloved by those searching for cuisine and culture of all kinds. Be sure to check out the lineup of events going on in the city, and see if you can catch a festival or two.
If neither wine nor seaside vistas catch your fancy, what about breathtaking mountains and a plethora of outdoor activities, particularly snow sports? Chamonix offers just this, with a beautifully mountainous landscape, attracting outdoor enthusiasts from all over the continent.
Prefer a destination your friends maybe haven’t heard of, but that will leave them all envious? Try Arles, once home to Vincent Van Gogh and a true inspiration for any traveler. The French town is all charm and authenticity, with a little bit of Roman history thrown in for good measure.
Many travelers are exchanging their regular home lives for a more exciting life abroad. However, no matter where in the world you visit, money is needed to live a comfortable life. Gaining work experience abroad can diversity a resume and open opportunities worldwide. For travelers who wish to live a more nomadic lifestyle, getting a short-term job in a country is also a great option. This will ensure travelers have enough money to get by and give them experience. Before leaving for a country or while in a foreign land, travelers can use the internet to find jobs or local resources.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
One of the best ways to experience and learn more about a culture is by looking for and picking through the local markets. Depending on the destination, markets can be found in the out-of-the-way nooks and crannies of larger cities or can function as attractions on their own merit.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
One of the greatest sights in the world, the great pyramids of Giza, stands towering in the desert, the imposing stature dwarfing tourists for miles. Visitors to Giza might feel twangs of adventure and exploration, but guests should be warned climbing the pyramids is forbidden.