• Travel to Slovakia - Episode 442
    Travel to Slovakia - Episode 442
  • Travel to Poland - Episode 441
    Travel to Poland - Episode 441
  • Travel to Luxembourg - Episode 434
    Travel to Luxembourg - Episode 434
  • Travel to Salzburg, Austria - Episode 432
    Travel to Salzburg, Austria - Episode 432
  • Travel to Paris, France - Episode 428
    Travel to Paris, France - Episode 428
 

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.
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. Save 10% off Globus Tours to FranceSave 10% off a Moselle River …
Paris Street Scene – Paris, France – Daily Photo

Paris Street Scene – Paris, France – Daily Photo

Rudy Maxa - France's Champagne Region DVDSeine River Cruises - save 10% This is one of my photos that I have on the walls of my home because I have always loved …
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. France YouthpassDanube River Cruises starting …
Luxembourg Gardens – Paris, France – Daily Photo

Luxembourg Gardens – Paris, France – Daily Photo

Receive A $200 Air Credit Per Couple On 2014 Air Inclusive Europe ToursReceive A $200 Air Credit Per Couple On 2014 Air Inclusive Europe ToursBocce being played in Luxembourg Gardens, one of …
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

Receive A $200 Air Credit Per Couple On 2014 Air Inclusive Europe ToursSeine River Cruises - save 10% I usually take pictures of things that I like but I have to admit …
Travel to Toulouse, France – Episode 367

Travel to Toulouse, France – Episode 367

Hear about travel to Toulouse, France as the Amateur Traveler talks to Benny the Irish Polyglot. Benny lived in the city for 3 months to work on his French. He was drawn …