Contrary to popular belief, indie travel isn't one long vacation and slowing down from time to time can help re-energize your travels. With leisurely sights, award-winning food and wine and natural beauty, Jo Fitzsimons explains why the Loire Valley in France is the perfect place to slow down. Read more
When Sara Whitestone, an ESL teacher at a university in the United States, had a chance to visit some of her students in France, she jumped at the chance. Read what happens when her students became her teachers. Read more
Are you someone who likes "French culture" more than you like visiting France? Regardless of your motives, Katie Hammel points out that you have at least 7 options for variations on the main theme. Read more
Paris is probably the most cliched and expensive holiday destination of all time, but Revati Victor shows you how to discover this city's secrets Indie style, all the while getting the most out of your budget. Read more
There's more to southern France than the Riviera. While visitors flock to Nice, Cannes, and Monaco in droves, the western portion of France's Mediterranean coastline is just as beautiful--with half the tourists and for a fraction of the cost. Read more
The area around the Rue des Rosiers has long been known as the “Jewish Quarter” of Paris. While this has always been partly true and partly misleading, the centre of Jewish cultural life in the capital is slowly shifting north.
It has been more than 70 years since the start of World War II, but tourists continue to visit war-related sights in Europe. Travel writer David Stewart White reviews a handful of important World War II venues in England and France. Read more