• Travel to Hamburg, Germany - Episode 470
    Travel to Hamburg, Germany - Episode 470
  • Travel to Munich Germany - Episode 469
    Travel to Munich Germany - Episode 469
  • Travel to the Czech Republic - Episode 465
    Travel to the Czech Republic - Episode 465
  • Hiking the Kings Trail (Kungsleden) in Swedish Lapland - Episode 456
    Hiking the Kings Trail (Kungsleden) in Swedish Lapland - Episode 456
  • Travel to Seville, Spain - Episode 451
    Travel to Seville, Spain - Episode 451
 

France

Some facts about France:

  • France is the largest country in Western Europe
  • France is 3/4 the size of Texas.
  • The average life expectancy at birth for the French is 81.5 years.
  • France has an estimated population of 64.5 million, making it the 19th most populous country.
  • France is home to 29 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • The Eiffel Tower was supposed to be temporary and was initially unpopular.
  • Denim comes from the French city of Nimes.
  • France produces almost 360 different types of cheese.
  • France is a popular travel destination and has been featured many times on the Amateur Traveler.
8 Ways to Enjoy Paris on a Budget

8 Ways to Enjoy Paris on a Budget

You were meant to visit Paris, France. You know it, and I know it – so, what’s stopping you from going? Please don’t tell me that it’s your budget because I know …
Book Review – Dining Out in Paris by Tom Reeves

Book Review – Dining Out in Paris by Tom Reeves

Review of Dining Out in Paris: What You Need to Know before You Get to the City of Light, by Tom Reeves. Available as an e-book from Amazon. Tom can be reached …
Travel to Paris, France – Episode 428 Transcript

Travel to Paris, France – Episode 428 Transcript

transcript of Travel to Paris, France – Episode 428 Chris: It’s Amateur Traveler, episode 428. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about art museums and cathedrals and pastries as we go to Paris, …
Travel to Paris, France – Episode 428

Travel to Paris, France – Episode 428

Hear about travel to Paris, France as the Amateur Traveler talks to Annie Sargant and Elyse Riven from JoinUsInFrance.com. Annie and Elyse do a wonderful podcast about France and guide us through …
Artists on Montmartre – Paris, France – Daily Photo

Artists on Montmartre – Paris, France – Daily Photo

Montmartre is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Paris and it is street scenes like this that make it so. Last minute travel deals and vacation packages at Expedia.com!Click here for Rail …
Paris Street Scene – Paris, France – Daily Photo

Paris Street Scene – Paris, France – Daily Photo

This is one of my photos that I have on the walls of my home because I have always loved the colors and icon nature of the street scene (made only more …
Back Alley – Antibes, France – Daily Photo

Back Alley – Antibes, France – Daily Photo

Sometimes exploring a city means walking it’s back alleys and side streets like I did in Antibes, France. I love finding some hidden beauty in the city. Click here for Rail EuropeTGV …
Luxembourg Gardens – Paris, France – Daily Photo

Luxembourg Gardens – Paris, France – Daily Photo

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Following in the Footsteps of Van Gogh – Auvers-sur-Oise, France

Following in the Footsteps of Van Gogh – Auvers-sur-Oise, France

On a chilly winter day my husband and I took a day trip to Auvers-sur-Oise a small village northwest of Paris. The one hour train ride from Gare du Nord was convenient …
Tourist Train – Cannes, France – Daily Photo

Tourist Train – Cannes, France – Daily Photo

I usually take pictures of things that I like but I have to admit I really don’t like the tourist trains that so many citys have these days. This is the tourist …